Radiology pocketbook

Frequently Asked Questions

About Compendium Medicine

  • As medical students, we felt overwhelmed by the amount of medical knowledge available. An overview was lacking. Fueled by this need for change, we embarked on a journey that has now brought together over 500 students and doctors to create the entire Compendium Medicine book series. Our mission is to help and connect healthcare professionals globally by providing accessible knowledge.

  • We are a group of Dutch students and physicians with the mission to provide a clear and accessible overview of everything you need to know during your time as a (rotating) med student, or newly-graduated intern. In the Netherlands and Belgium, we have done this with ‘Compendium Geneeskunde’ by writing an encyclopedia using our own method. So far, we have reached over 100,000 medical students and healthcare professionals.

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  • You can use the pockets during your everyday work or study.

  • De pocket is intentionally designed to be compact, measuring 170 mm x 120 mm. The small dimensions are strategic, allowing the book to easily fit into the pocket of your white coat. This thoughtful design is aimed at providing healthcare professionals with a convenient and portable resource for on-the-go reference.

    While the size may be smaller than traditional textbooks, it serves a specific purpose – to accompany you in the fast-paced environment of hospitals and medical settings. The concise format enables quick access to essential information when you need it most, whether you're on rounds, in a clinic, or simply taking a moment for self-directed study. We understand the importance of practicality in the medical field, and our pocket-sized Compendium Medicine is tailored to meet the unique needs of busy healthcare professionals.

  • The pockets are written for a diverse range of readers, including medical students during their rotations, residents, and specialists who wish to refresh their knowledge.

  • There is no digital version of the books available, and we do not plan to release one. If there ever is a digital version, all readers will have access to it with a discount. We believe it's important that our most loyal readers are never at a disadvantage compared to new readers, so no worries!

  • The pocket's productions are guided by the collective effort of students, doctors, and a team of specialists. You can meet the team on the dedicated page for each pocket!

  • The quality is ensured by a team of medical specialists who supervised and revised the text written by medical students.

  • The supervising team consist of a diverse group of medical doctors, part of whom specialize in various subspecialties. And a part who focus on readability and clinical applicability. This approach ensures the highest medical quality of the pocket while maintaining user-friendliness!

  • The guidelines in the books are written and updated according to European guidelines.

📦 Ordering & Shipping

  • To place an order, simply browse our website, add the desired items to your cart, and proceed to checkout. Follow the prompts to enter your shipping information, select a payment method, and confirm your purchase. If you encounter any issues, feel free to contact our customer support for assistance.

  • Yes, we offer global shipping to almost all countries.

  • Currently, we offer shipping through Deutsche Post and UPS. Deutsche Post typically takes 10-12 working days, while UPS, available for EU, US, and Canada, usually delivers within 3-5 business days. We are actively working to expand UPS shipping to more countries.

  • Certainly! Once your order is dispatched, you will receive a tracking number via email. You can use this information to track the status of your delivery.

  • You can find the estimated delivery time on the product page and in the confirmation email after placing your order. If you have received a tracking number, you can track the progress of your order.

  • Shipping costs vary by country and are visible during checkout. You can view the available shipping options and their associated costs there. We ship using different carriers, depending on your choice.

  • If you need to change your address after placing the order, please contact our customer service immediately at We will do our best to accommodate the changes, but act promptly to avoid any potential delays.

💳 Payments and Pricing

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    Please check the available payment methods during the checkout process by adding your shipping address, and choose the option that suits you best. If you have any specific inquiries, feel free to reach out to our support team for assistance.

🔄 Returns and Refunds

  • We operate with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We know that everyone is always extremely happy once they receive their order. If this is not the case for you, don't worry. Just send us an email at or a chat message, and we will give you further return instructions.

  • Simply send an email to with your order details and refund request. Alternatively, you can reach out to us via chat by sending a message. Our team will promptly assist you in processing your refund. Thank you for your understanding!

❓ General Inquiries

  • Yes, absolutely! We have an affiliate program that you can join. If you're interested in promoting our books, please visit our affiliate program page here for more information on how to get started and the benefits involved. We look forward to potentially working with you!

  • Interested in a collaboration? We are always open to potential partnerships. The more specific your collaboration request, the better! If you have a proposal for collaboration or would like to have a call, please email us at, or send us a chat message.

  • For the latest news on new releases and special offers, make sure to follow us on our Instagram page. We regularly post updates and announcements there, so it's a great way to stay in the loop. You can find us on Instagram at @CompendiumMedicine. Follow us to be the first to know about what's new and exciting at Compendium Medicine!

  • If you're interested in partnering with us, please feel free to contact us to discuss the possibilities. Please send your inquiries or proposals to our email: We're looking forward to the opportunity to collaborate!

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