Students will be informed about basic principles of mechanics and hydromechanics based on examples that we find in the human body, as well as about the basics of radiological techniques and radiation protection.

Students will be qualified to understand basic physical principles in the human body with the goal of understanding more complex content likewise. 

Force and energy. Hydrodynamics and hydrostatics. Electromagnetic radiation. Radioactivity. Organisation of radiation protection in the Republic of Croatia. Radiology devices and techniques.

Obavezna literatura:

  1. Brnjas – Kraljević J. Fizika za studente medicine. Zagreb: Medicinska naklada; 2011.
  2. Nastavni tekstovi na stranici Katedre za biofiziku:


Dopunska literatura:

1.    Eterović D. Fizikalne osnove slikovne dijagnostike. U: Janković S, Eterović D. Fizikalne osnove i klinički aspekti slikovne dijagnostike. Zagreb: Medicinska naklada; 2000.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. define basics physical principles of biomechanics and hydrodynamics and explain its use in the human body
  2. describe basic radiological equipment and methods in diagnostic and interventional radiology with special emphasis on nurse tasks during radiological procedures
  3. define law on radiological safety and apply it in radiological procedures
  4. operate with simple measuring devices and be able to analyse results.

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