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CT: Head Scan: How to prepare and what to expect

CT: Head Scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout describes CT head scans. It includes how the scan works, how it is done, how to prepare for it, what to expect, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
03/2017
PDFs
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General Subject
Neurological Disorders
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Brain
Brain Disorders
Brain Injuries
Radiology
Stroke
CT Scan (computed tomography scan)
Languages
English
Record ID
3070