90969 - Technical Sciences of Radiological Imaging of the Osteoarticular system (RN)

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  • Teacher Gioele Santucci

  • Credits 2

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Imaging and Radiotherapy techniques (cod. 9079)

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of this module, student has the competence of techniques and examination methodical of osteoarticular apparatus, thorax, abdomen, with the choice of equipment, physical and geometric parameters. 

Course contents

The radiographic projection: geometry, placement, incidence, sensitive support, analog and digital radiography. Xray views of the ribbs, sternum, sternal clavicular joint. Xray views of the upper limb, shoulder, pelvis, hip joints, limbs and joints in weight-bearing position. Skull and spine xray views 

Readings/Bibliography

The updated bibliography will be announced at the beginning of the course, distributed handouts for each topic and slides of the lectures delivered. 

The main radipgraphic readings in italian language are:

2. F.MAZZUCATO - ANATOMIA RADIOLOGICA ed. 2009

3. ATLANTE DI TECNICA RADIOLOGICA GENERALE E DELLO SCHELETRO - TRENTA, A. CORINALDESI, A. SAS [ed. universo

In English:

  1. Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures 12th Edition - Authors Eugene Frank, Bruce Long, and Barbara Smith – 3 volumi

Teaching methods

Interactive lessons with simulations; discussions on xray views. Clinical reasoning and problem based learning.

Assessment methods

Written exam with open questions preliminary to the oral.

 

Teaching tools

Frontal interactive lectures, simulations case, projection and display of radiographs performed in radiology.

 

TEACHING TOOLS

PC, projector, light box and dolls and phantoms.

Office hours

See the website of Gioele Santucci