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Lecture Radiation Protection and Medical Applications

Course MEMA003562 in WS 2016/7

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 4 SWS
Organisational Unit TUM Department of Medicine

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks • Epidemiological evidence of long-term health effects in population cohorts exposed to radiation in medicine, occupation and nuclear accidents and in particular the Japanese A-bomb survivors. • History of radiation protection and the international organizations involved in setting standards of radiation protection • Introduction into concepts, dose specification and risk/benefit balance. Legal regulations of radiation protection • Introduction into radiological procedures in the diagnosis and therapy of diseases and the associated radiation exposures. Risk/benefit in radiation therapy and diagnosis. • Applications of reactor neutrons in medicine and biomedical research • Demonstrations of the function of hardware used in diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation therapy.
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