Medical technology (B8)
Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.
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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.||fl.CugSubject|
|Cardiography (B810)||The study of techniques aimed at diagnosing disorders of the human cardiovascular system.||fl.CugSubject|
|Radiology (B820)||The study of the principles and techniques in the use of radiation to provide diagnostic information and therapy in medicine.||fl.CugSubject|
|Radiography, diagnostic (B821)||The study of the principles and techniques in the use of radiation to provide medical diagnostic information.||fl.CugSubject|
|Radiography, therapeutic (B822)||The study of the treatment of human diseases by means of controlled exposure to forms of radiation.||fl.CugSubject|
|Biomechanics & prosthetics (non-clinical) (B830)||The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement and structure of the human body.||fl.CugSubject|
|Dental technology (B840)||The study of the design and fabrication of dental prosthetics and restorative appliances.||fl.CugSubject|
|Mortuary technology (B850)||The study of the techniques/processes and equipment relating to the storage of deceased human beings.||fl.CugSubject|
|Medical technology not elsewhere classified (B890)||Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Medical Technology categories. To be used sparingly.||fl.CugSubject|