Applications of Physics in Medicine (3) Applications of physics in human physiology and in instrumentation for medical diagnosis and treatment.
PHYS 462 Applications of Physics in Medicine (3)
This course is a general survey of applications of physics in understanding the physiology of the human body--for example, the function of the eye, ear, and electrical conduction. Physical principles behind diagnostic medical measurement are covered, including imaging modalities: X-ray, nuclear, magnetic resonance, and ultrasound. Treatment applications such as laser surgery and radiation therapy are also covered. The course is appropriate for students intending work in a health profession.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.