Veterinary Radiology and Diagnostic imaging (practice)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will have to reach a good level of knowledge and understanding regarding the different imaging techniques discussed, the student itself will have to apply knowledge and understanding in giving indication on which is/are the best imaging technique/s to be considered for different clinical cases.
In the practical x-ray film reading session, students are requested to reach a good level of knowledge and understanding of the radiological signs that should be considered in x-ray film reading of different anatomical regions. In this way, students will have to apply their knowledge and understanding for the correct evaluation of the radiological signs, in order to reach a correct diagnosis.
Anatomy, physiology and general pathology knowledge
Course contents summary
Students are involved in small groups in practical session of ultrasonography, x-ray film reading session, discussion of CT cases, and practical session with the digital system
Thrall DE. Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th Ed., Elsiever, 2013
MC Muhlbauer and SK Kneller: Radiography of the dog and cat: guide to making and interpreting radiographs. 2013, Wiley-Blackell
Assessment methods and criteria
practical examination : students will be asked to demonstrate that they have reached a good level of knowledge and understanding regarding the different diagnostic imaging techniques , and they will be requested to discuss a x-ray films reading session/ultrasonographic examination/CT case. They will be requested to apply their knowledge and understanding.