Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Verona)

Pathology and general dentistry - ELEMENTI DI RADIODIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE

Course code
4S000294
Name of lecturer
Giancarlo Mansueto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
CLID LEZ 1ANNO 2SEMESTRE VERONA dal Mar 5, 2018 al May 4, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of this lesson module, the student will be able to understand the main diagnostic and molecular imaging methods in clinical use. The student will acquire knowledge on the principles of radiation protection for both patients and operators on radiation interactions with matter and on the side effects of ionizing radiation, and how to behave accordingly. The student will gain insights into the general concepts of the operation of the various imaging diagnostic techniques and will have observed some clinical examples of each.

Syllabus

Ionizing radiations
Radiation interaction with matter
Directly ionizing and indirectly ionizing radiations
Free radicals
Biological effects of ionizing radiation
Give DNA
Clonogenic survival
Subliminal, potentially lethal lethal damage
4 R of radiobiology
Oxygen effect
Deterministic effects
Stochastic effects
Radiation damage to major organs and apparatus
Effects of radiation on embryos and fetuses
Effects of irradiation on the male and female genital system
Serial and parallel organs
Panic Syndrome
Neoplasie radioindotte
Radiation measures
Risk assessment
Radiation Protection / Ordinance Law
Specific technical regulations
Directives, Regulations, Recommendations, Radiation Protection Standards
International ICRP Recommendations (International Commission on Radiation Protection) and IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)
X-ray and gamma emission
Radiogenic tube
Ultrasound and its main applications
Traditional radiology and its main applications
Computed tomography and its main applications
Magnetic resonance and its main applications
Static scintigraphy and main applications
Dynamic scintigraphy and main applications
Linear accelerators
Main modes of radiant treatment with external beams
Brachytherapy
Radiometabolic Therapy

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Angelelli e coll. DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI PER STUDENTI E MEDICI DI MEDICINA GENRALE IDELSON GNOCCHI 2006 9788879474894

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and Oral Test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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