Therapeutic and prothetic instruments
FEKT-CTPTAcad. year: 2017/2018
The principle and construction of instruments used in therapy and surgery - electrical stimulation, magnetotherapy, ionizing and non ionizing radiation, ultrasound and low temperature. Support and substitution of organs.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The knowledge of fundamental principles and construction of electronic instrument and system used in therapy, surgery, substitution of organs.
The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Bronzino JD et al: The Biomedical Engineering Handbook. CRC Press,Boca Raton 2000
Kline Iet al: Handbook of Biomedical Engineering. Academic Press,San Diego 1988
Robertson V, Ward A, Low J, Reed A: Electrotherapy explained: principles and practice. Elsevier, 2006
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.
Language of instruction
The principle of therapy. Background of biophysics and physiology. Electrical stimulation. Biofeedback. Magnetotherapy. Ultrasound therapy. Diathermy. Cryosurgery. Electromagnetic radiation, radiotherapy systems. Electromagnetic radiation in therapy. Haemodialysis systems. Support and substitution of organs.
The acquaintance with fundamental principles and construction of instrument in therapy, surgery used and by organ substitution.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.
Classification of course in study plans