14I1I07 - Physical basis of diagnostic and therapeutic methods

Course specification
Course titlePhysical basis of diagnostic and therapeutic methods
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Jelena Ajtić
  2. Darko Sarvan
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionSecond semester enrollment
      The goalAcquiring the basic practical and operational knowledge of physical foundations and principles of measurements as well as of functioning of biomedical instruments; understanding the bases of physical methods used in veterinary diagnostics and therapy, biomedical research and practice.
      The outcomeThe students will have a basic understanding of physical foundations which are the basis of measuring techniques and instruments used in veterinary diagnostics, therapy and biomedical research.
      Contents of lecturesMonitoring of the environment. Application of ultrasound, electromagnetic waves, and lasers in diagnostics and therapy. Microscopic methods in biomedicine. Roentgen diagnostics and radiotherapy. Application of ionising radiation in biomedicine. Non-ionising radiation and its effect on biological systems. Electrode techniques in biomedicine. Electrodiagnostics and electrotherapy. Thermodiagnostics and thermotherapy.
      Contents of exercisesEcho and Doppler techniques. Electrode and microelectrode techniques. Thermodiagnostics and thermotherapy. Electrodiagnostics and electrotherapy. Microscopy. Laser radiation. X-rays. Applications of ultraviolet and infrared radiation in biomedicine. Dosimetry of ionising radiation. Visits to clinics and laboratories and demonstrations of modern instruments used in diagnostics and therapy.
      1. Jelena Ajtić i Dragana Popović, Fizičke osnove dijagnostičkih i terapijskih metoda, Veterinarska komora Srbije, Beograd, 2013. (Original title)
      2. Jelena Ajtić i Dragana Popović, Zbirka zadataka iz biofizike, Veterinarska komora Srbije, Beograd, 2010. (Original title)
      3. Jelena Ajtić i Dragana Popović, Biofizika, Centar za izdavačku delatnost, Fakultet veterinarske medicine, Beograd, 2014. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingLectures are carried out using audiovisual presentations. Practical work consists of independent exercises, demonstrations and visits to various clinics and laboratories.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures15Test paper55
      Practical lessons30Oral examination