This subject considers the techniques protocols and clinical practice utilised in contrast radiography and mammography. It integrates professional and ethical standards and concepts into the clinical environment.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
RAD370 Specialised modality - RAD470 uses basic physical principles: Electromagnetic radiation principles, Radiation biology and protection, Cross sectional Anatomy, Imaging Pathology and Patient care/communication - RAD370.
For each anatomical region/structure examination the following aspects are covered: - gross anatomy - revise/consolidate. - radiographic anatomy - normal and common abnormal. - overview of major (common) indications for the examinations, including: - affect on radiographic parameters, as applicable. - Basic projections/image series/techniques. - patient preparation/care - patient positioning, including common alternative techniques. - immobilisation/positioning aids technical parameters - centring, film size, film/screen combination, collimation, grid, FFD, optimal kVp, radiation protection. - critical assessment of anatomical alignment - patient and image appearances. Common supplementary/specialised projections/techniques, as applicable. e.g.: - age related techniques - trauma protocol - mobile and theatre protocol - abnormality specific protocol - weight bearing high and low kVp applications Examinations Contrast Media - Classifications - Applications Gastro-intestinal system - barium and water soluble - swallow single and double contrast meal and small bowel examination - single and double contrast enema Genito-urinary system - intravenous urography - cysto-urethography - retrograde pyelography - hysterosalpingography - antegrade pyelography Biliary system - oral cholangiography - intravenous cholangiography - operative cholangiography - t-tube cholangiography - ERCP
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