Syllabus spring term 2007

Medicin för tekniker

Credits: 4. Grading scale: UG. Optional for: A3, B2, BI3, C4, D4, E4, F4, I3, K2, M3, MD3, N2, Pi2, RH4, V4, W3. Course coordinator: Professor Kjell Lindström,, Inst f elektrisk mätteknik. Assessment: Written examination. Further information: Limited number (55) of places. Selection criterion: number of credits left until a degree in eng. or arch. is attained. The course is given jointly by the Department of Electrical Measurements, LTH, and Clin. Phys., UMAS. Lectures in Swedish during evening time at LTH. Homepage:

To give engineering students a medical all-round education sufficient for future biomedical engineering work in hospitals, biomedical industries and/or pharmaceutical companies. Also suitable as a background to the examination work or PhD-studies in biomedical technology.

Medical terminology, Pathology, Bones, joints and muscles, The cardio-vascular system, Lungs, Kidneys, Eyes, Oto-rhino-laryngology, AIDS, Cardiology, Coagulation, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Infectious diseases, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Oncology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Urology, Clinical chemistry, Diagnostic radiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, General surgery. Biomaterials, Hand surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Thoracic surgery, Anaesthesiology, Technology in odontology, Health care with limited resources.

Jakobsson B: Medicin och teknik, 3:e uppl, Studentlitteratur, 1987.
Sonesson B, Sonesson G: Anatomi och fysiologi, Liber AB, Sverige, 2001.