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Course Description

NameCritical Evaluation of Plain Radiography and Radiation Protection
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- define the criteria for a good x-ray
- assess the pathology of an x-rayed trauma critically, tarkoittaa
- name the ways to measure the patient’s radiation doses
- calculate the patient’s entrance skin doses (ESAK)
- find national and international evidence-based information
- utilise various databases diversely in data acquisition
Content- the criteria for a good x-ray
- the pathology of an x-rayed trauma
- the ways to measure radiation doses
- evidence-based clinical radiography
- data acquisition
Requirements- participation in contact lessons, accepted completion of assignments, independent studies, data acquisition exercises, exams
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material- material to be announced at the beginning of the course and eMaterial
PrerequisitesPlain Radiography 5 cr, Internship: Plain Radiography 5 cr
Other Considerations
ContactLaitinen Kaija


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