Course syllabus

Medicinsk mätteknik
Biomedical Measurements

EEMF05, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2013-04-15

General Information

Elective for: D5, D5-ssr, E4, E4-mt, F4, F4-mt, N4, Pi4, Pi4-bm
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The object with the course Biomedical Measurements is to give a broad understanding for the problems that are associated with the use of measurement technology in the medical environment. Applications within health and welfare as well as clinical research will be discussed. In combination with the diploma work, it will lay an excellent foundation for further work within the biomedical engineering as well as for scientific research.
The course is organized as a sequence of lectures given by selected lecturers, all of top quality within their competence areas.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course will give a broad outline over modern biomedical engineering. Examples of lecture captions include measurement of blood pressure, ECG, electromedicine, clinical chemistry, anaesthesiology, modern surgical methods, dialysis, audiology, pacemaker, medical laser, x-ray, digital radiography, computed tomography (CT), radiation methods for in-vivo measurements, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diagnostic ultrasound, dose planning, radiation therapy, telemedicine as well as risk factors and current legislation.

The course contains three laboratory experiment sessions and is finalized with a study tour to Lund University Hospital.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: The student must pass the compulsatory laboratory experiment sessions and the final examination, write and review 2 lecture summaries, and attend at least 80% of the lectures.

Code: 0112. Name: Biomedical Measurements.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0212. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0312. Name: Write and Review 2 Lecture Summarise.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


Required prior knowledge: ESSF10 or EEM007 Electrical Measurements, EEM031 Transducer Technology.
The number of participants is limited to: 32
Selection: Number of credits attained in courses within the specialization Biomedical Engineering, the specific topic of diploma work, and number of credits left until final degree.
The course overlaps following course/s: EEM040

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Docent Magnus Cinthio,
Course coordinator: Docent Tomas Jansson,
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