APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNICAL SCIENCES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students must have basic knowledge on conventional radiology and learn the principles of physical and geometrical radiological imaging.
Human anatomy and physiology
Course contents summary
The production of X-rays.
Factors affecting the production of the image.
The traditional darkroom.
The X-ray equipment.
The traditional X-ray system.
Elements of digitization of the image.
The production of X-rays: the X-ray tube, the X-ray beam; systems antidiffusion.
Factors affecting the formation of the image, the geometry of the X-ray imaging, the image receptor: intensifying screens and film. The X-ray film.
The traditional darkroom; treatment of the radiographic film.
The radiological equipment; generators of high voltage; the tables of command.
Fluoroscopy, the intensifiers, the television channel.
The X-ray equipment: the traditional stratigraphy, the panoramic radiograph.
The traditional X-ray system : table trocoscopico and trocostratigrafico, bucky, bench stand and tube wall
. Outline of digitization of the image, from the analogue to digital
Radiologia-Lagalla R.et altri Ed. IDELSON-Gnocchi -2000
Lectures, activities for small groups.
Assessment methods and criteria