Mar 03, 2021  
Undergraduate Calendar 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2020-2021
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LIFESCI 1D03 - Medical Imaging Physics

3 unit(s)

An introduction to the physics underlying some of the medical imaging techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Topics include: X-ray (transmission) radiography, computed tomography, an introduction to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), basic principles of ultrasonography, radioactivity and nuclear medicine, and a brief investigation into the biological effects of radiation.
Three lectures, one tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Medical Radiation Sciences I; or credit or registration in one MATH 1A03, 1LS3, 1X03 and either Grade 12 Physics U or credit or registration in one of PHYSICS 1A03, 1C03, ISCI 1A24 A/B
Antirequisite(s): LIFESCI 1E03, MEDRADSC 1C03, MEDPHYS 1E03



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