Medical technology (B8)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Medical technology (B800) The study of the use and development of medical equipment and its potential, including that used in radiography. Also involves understanding the effects of the various forms of radiation used to display and treat damage or illness. Medical Technology
Cardiography (B810) The study of techniques aimed at diagnosing disorders of the human cardiovascular system. Medical Technology
Radiology (B820) The study of the principles and techniques in the use of radiation to provide diagnostic information and therapy in medicine. Medical Technology
Radiography, diagnostic (B821) The study of the principles and techniques in the use of radiation to provide medical diagnostic information. Medical Technology
Radiography, therapeutic (B822) The study of the treatment of human diseases by means of controlled exposure to forms of radiation. Medical Technology
Biomechanics & prosthetics (non-clinical) (B830) The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement and structure of the human body. Medical Technology
Dental technology (B840) The study of the design and fabrication of dental prosthetics and restorative appliances. Medical Technology
Mortuary technology (B850) The study of the techniques/processes and equipment relating to the storage of deceased human beings. Medical Technology
Medical technology not elsewhere classified (B890) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Medical Technology categories. To be used sparingly. Medical Technology