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Radio Diagnosis Curriculum

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Curriculum

Goal
The broad goal of teaching the undergraduate medical students in the field of Radio-diagnosis should  be aimed at making  the students realize the basic need  of  various  radio-diagnostic tools in medical practice. They should be aware of the techniques required to be undertaken in different situations for the diagnosis of various ailments as well as during  prognostic estimations. 

Knowledge
The student should be able to:

1. Understand basics of X-ray production, its uses and hazards. 
2. Appreciate and diagnose changes in bones - like fractures, infections, tumours and metabolic bone diseases. 
3. Identify  and  diagnose  various  radiological  changes  in disease  conditions  of chest and mediastinum,  skeletal  system, G.I. Tract, Hepatobiliary system and G.U. system.
4. Learn about various imaging techniques,C.T., Ultrasound, M.R.I. and D.S.A. 

Skill
At the end of the course the student should be able to: 

1. Use basic protective techniques  during  various  imaging procedures. 
2. Interpret common X-ray, radio-diagnostic techniques in various community situations. 
3. Advise appropriate diagnostic procedures in specialized circumstances to appropriate specialists.