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Medical physics

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Medical physics concerns the application of physics to medicine. It generally concerns physics as applied to medical imaging and radiotherapy, although medical physicists also work in many other areas of healthcare. A medical physics department may be based in either a hospital or a university and its work is likely to include research, technical development and clinical healthcare.

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Medical imaging

fMRI scan

Treatment of disease

Non-invasive monitoring and diagnosis

ECG trace
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ECG trace

Refers to procedures that do not require going into the body (see Non-invasive (medical)).

Radiation Protection

Medical Computing and Mathematics

CT image reconstruction
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CT image reconstruction

Biomedical engineering

See also

External links

de:Medizinische Physik

pl:Fizyka medyczna ro:Fizică medicală fi:Lääketieteellinen fysiikka

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