Whether you want to be a nurse, a surgeon or medical physicist - understanding physics is important if you want to work in modern medicine.
Physics has revolutionised the diagnosis and treatment of illness. Surgery is now routinely carried out using lasers, cancer is treated using radiation and the inside of our bodies are imaged using X-rays, ultrasound, NMR and PET scans. And, new techniques, such as using nanobots to target individual cancer cells or using infrared light to monitor our blood, are continously being developed.
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Institute of engineering and physics in medicine
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