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  • Schedules for Clinical As
  • SCAN or Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry is a set of tools created by WHO aimed at diagnosing and measuring mental illness that may occur in adult life. (wikipedia.org)
  • painless
  • An abdominal CAT scan is a painless test that uses a specialized X-ray machine to take pictures of a patient's organs, blood vessels, and lymph nodes. (kidshealth.org)
  • A neck CAT scan is a painless test that uses a specialized X-ray machine to make images of the soft tissues and organs of the neck, including the muscles, throat, tonsils, adenoids, airways, thyroid, and other glands. (kidshealth.org)
  • A CAT scan of the head (also called a head CT) is a painless test that uses a special X-ray machine to take pictures of a patient's brain, skull, and sinuses, as well as blood vessels in the head. (kidshealth.org)
  • The scan is painless and takes about 10 to 30 minutes. (cancer.org)
  • News Scan
  • First abbreviated from Student, College, and Administrative News, SCAN began in June 1967 as a one-page newsletter printed 500 times on carbon copy paper by the staff at Lancaster, one month before the university's first graduation ceremony. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nuchal
  • Since chromosomal abnormalities can result in impaired cardiovascular development, a nuchal translucency scan is used as a screening, rather than diagnostic, tool for conditions such as Down syndrome, and non-chromosomal abnormalities, including the genetic Di George syndrome and non-genetic Body-stalk anomaly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The nuchal scan helps physicians estimate the risk of the fetus having Down syndrome or other abnormalities more accurately than by maternal age alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scan is obtained with the fetus in sagittal section and a neutral position of the fetal head (neither hyperflexed nor extended, either of which can influence the nuchal translucency thickness). (wikipedia.org)
  • Nuchal scan "Practice guidelines for performance of the routine mid-trimester fetal ultrasound scan" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • anomaly
  • The anomaly scan is allows the developing fetus to be observed in terms of morphology, bone shape, skeletal features, fetal heart function, volume evaluation, fetal lung maturity and general fetus well being. (wikipedia.org)
  • The anomalies typically looked for in an anomaly scan include: Anencephaly Open spina bifida Cleft lip Diaphragmatic hernia gastrochisis Omphalocele Congenital heart defect bilateral renal agenesis Osteochondrodysplasia Edwards syndrome Patau syndrome Whilst sex can technically be determined earlier, sex determination at this scan is generally reliable, and so this is commonly when parents can learn the sex of their baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1998
  • Discovered by Salvatore Sanfilippo (also known by his handle "Antirez") in 1998, the idle scan has been used by many black hat "hackers" to covertly identify open ports on a target computer in preparation for attacking it. (wikipedia.org)
  • type of scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body. (www.nhs.uk)
  • 1999
  • Although it was originally named dumb scan, the term idle scan was coined in 1999, after the publication of a proof of concept 16-bit identification field (IPID) scanner named idlescan, by Filipe Almeida (aka LiquidK). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1960s
  • Joseph Naus first published on the problem in the 1960s, and has been called the "father of the scan statistic" in honour of his early contributions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded in the 1960s by 4 Connecticut men with financial backing from The Travelers Companies with the goal of developing the brand-new and barely functioning OCR technology, Scan-Optics was part of the technology groups enabling the transition from paper to digital - capturing the required data and delivering the information in the expected format making information accessible upon framework. (wikipedia.org)
  • contrast
  • Fasting is required if your child will be sedated or needs to receive a contrast solution, which highlights certain parts of the body so doctors can see more detail in specific areas of the CAT scan. (kidshealth.org)
  • Ask your doctor if you will get contrast dye as part of the CT scan. (cancer.org)
  • This is important because reactions to these things may put you at risk for reacting to the contrast dye used in CT scans. (cancer.org)
  • practice
  • A number of institutions offer full-body scans for the general population although this practice goes against the advice and official position of many professional organizations in the field primarily due to the radiation dose applied. (wikipedia.org)
  • A service scan is preferable to referring to a port list, as it can identify services running on non-standard ports, which is common in practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • The results of an MRI scan can be used to help diagnose conditions, plan treatments and assess how effective previous treatment has been. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Sedation medicines are given through an IV line and help to keep a child comfortable during the CAT scan. (kidshealth.org)
  • Also, this scan can help the doctors ascertain if cancer treatment is working or not. (buzzle.com)
  • A CT scan can help doctors find cancer and show things like a tumor's shape and size. (cancer.org)
  • Doctors often use CT scans to help them guide a needle to remove a small piece of tissue. (cancer.org)
  • area
  • The scan lasts 15 to 90 minutes, depending on the size of the area being scanned and how many images are taken. (www.nhs.uk)
  • This allows the radiologist to analyze the blood flow to the area being scanned. (buzzle.com)
  • This will not keep you from getting a CT scan, but extra care can be taken if that area will be scanned. (cancer.org)
  • body
  • Depending on the part of your body being scanned, you'll be moved into the scanner either head first or feet first. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Extensive research has been carried out into whether the magnetic fields and radio waves used during MRI scans could pose a risk to the human body. (www.nhs.uk)
  • If you stay with the technician or in the CAT scan room, you'll be asked to wear a lead apron to protect certain parts of your body. (kidshealth.org)
  • A whole body scan can take about 30-45 minutes. (buzzle.com)
  • CT scans show a slice, or cross-section, of the body. (cancer.org)
  • See also Millimeter wave scanner Full-body CT scan in medical imaging Mind-body relaxation, one of the meditation practices used in vipassana meditation or mindfulness meditation. (wikipedia.org)
  • More brief body scans are sometimes also included in the Qigong practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • images
  • After the scan is complete, your child will be asked to wait a few minutes so the technician can review the quality of the images. (kidshealth.org)
  • The CAT scan images will be looked at by a radiologist (a doctor who is specially trained in reading and interpreting X-ray images). (kidshealth.org)
  • usually
  • The scan itself can usually be completed in about 10 minutes. (kidshealth.org)
  • The result of a scan on a port is usually generalized into one of three categories: Open or Accepted: The host sent a reply indicating that a service is listening on the port. (wikipedia.org)
  • A DMSA scan is usually static, other radiotracers are usually used with dynamic imaging to assess renal function. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a full scan mode usually each input drives only one chain and scan out observe one as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the UK, many major police custody suites are now equipped with Live Scan machines, which allow for suspects' fingerprints to be instantly compared with a national database, IDENT1, with results usually reported in less than ten minutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • uses
  • CT scans can also be used to guide needles into tumors for some types of cancer treatments, such as radiofrequency ablation (RFA) , which uses heat to destroy a tumor. (cancer.org)
  • A CT scan uses a pencil-thin beam to create a series of pictures taken from different angles. (cancer.org)
  • For example, Nessus uses the find_service plugin to perform a service scan. (wikipedia.org)
  • A DMSA scan is a radionuclide scan that uses dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) in assessing renal morphology, structure and function. (wikipedia.org)
  • content
  • Scan-Optics LLC, founded in 1968, is an enterprise content management services company and optical character recognition and image scanner manufacturer headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut, USA. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taken
  • But if the CAT scan is necessary, precautions can be taken to protect the baby. (kidshealth.org)
  • Your child won't feel anything as the CAT scan is taken, but may hear whirring and buzzing sounds as the machine works. (kidshealth.org)
  • ports
  • On computer networks, a service scan identifies the services running on a list of open ports. (wikipedia.org)
  • The nmap service scan captures information from unidentified ports, and users are encouraged to submit details of these, which will be included in updates. (wikipedia.org)
  • method
  • Graham's scan is a method of finding the convex hull of a finite set of points in the plane with time complexity O(n log n). (wikipedia.org)
  • Live scan fingerprinting refers to both the technique and the technology used by law enforcement agencies and private facilities to capture fingerprints and palm prints electronically, without the need for the more traditional method of ink and paper. (wikipedia.org)
  • Support
  • This is closely tied to port scanning and some tools (e.g. nmap, nessus) support both. (wikipedia.org)
  • In early 2012, Scan had released support for scanning QR codes, 1D barcodes, and offered connections to these technologies in the form of websites, shopping carts, social media actions, and lead generation pages. (wikipedia.org)
  • results
  • If the CAT scan was done on an emergency basis, the results can be made available quickly. (kidshealth.org)
  • The results of the service scan are used to determine which tests to run against each port. (wikipedia.org)
  • Live scan results can be verified and returned to the source within 72 hours of transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • scanner
  • During an MRI scan, you lie on a flat bed that's moved into the scanner. (www.nhs.uk)
  • At certain times during the scan, the scanner will make loud tapping noises. (www.nhs.uk)
  • magnetic
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head provides superior information as compared to CT scans when seeking information about headache to confirm a diagnosis of neoplasm , vascular disease , posterior cranial fossa lesions, cervicomedullary lesions, or intracranial pressure disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • radiation
  • If your daughter is pregnant, it's important to tell the technician or doctor because there's a small chance that the radiation from the CAT scan may harm the developing baby. (kidshealth.org)
  • In general, CAT scans are very safe although more radiation is required than in a regular X-ray. (kidshealth.org)
  • Doctors
  • Doctors may order a neck CAT scan to look for signs of an infection (such as an abscess), a birth defect, cysts, or tumors. (kidshealth.org)
  • By comparing CT scans done over time, doctors can see how a tumor is responding to treatment or find out if the cancer has come back after treatment. (cancer.org)
  • time
  • Multiple scan chains: Two or more scan chains are built in parallel, to reduce the time to load and observe. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • CT scanning of the head is also used in CT- guided stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery for treatment of intracranial tumors, arteriovenous malformations and other surgically treatable conditions using a device known as the N-localizer . (wikipedia.org)
  • During a CT head scan, your head may be held still in a special device. (cancer.org)
  • test
  • You'll be able to stay in the CAT scan room until the test begins, then you'll join the technician in the outer room or you might be asked to sit in a waiting room. (kidshealth.org)
  • You'll be able to stay in the CAT scan room with your child until the test begins and possibly during the test. (kidshealth.org)
  • In a full scan design, automatic test pattern generation (ATPG) is particularly simple. (wikipedia.org)
  • Re-assert scan mode, and see if the combinatorial test passed. (wikipedia.org)
  • signals
  • The objective is to make testing easier by providing a simple way to set and observe every flip-flop in an IC.The basic structure of scan include the following set of signals in order to control and observe the scan mechanism. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • It has more recently been used for preventive medicine or screening for disease, for example CT colonography for people with a high risk of colon cancer, or full-motion heart scans for people with high risk of heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • No evidence has been found to suggest there's a risk, which means MRI scans are one of the safest medical procedures available. (www.nhs.uk)
  • find
  • A doctor may order a CAT scan to find the cause of abdominal pain, diagnose an illness, or evaluate the effects of a traumatic injury. (kidshealth.org)
  • However, those who are insured must contact their health insurance company to find out whether the full cost or a part of the cost of the bone scan is covered under their plan. (buzzle.com)
  • often
  • Since the scan is brief, other soothing methods are often attempted first. (kidshealth.org)
  • CT scans are most often done on an outpatient basis, so you don't have to be in a hospital to get one. (cancer.org)
  • Every year the SCAN sports team reports live and in detail on the largest intervarsity sports tournament in Europe, and the number of students reading SCAN's criticisms of voter turnout in university-wide sabbatical elections is often greater than the turnout itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • Scan-Optics developed the image dissector tube and made it commercially available, pioneered an alphanumeric Handwriting recognition system, and introduced key data entry integrated with Optical Character Recognition via a direct computer-to-computer link to accomplish image reject repair. (wikipedia.org)
  • website
  • Scan's website allows for the creation of QR codes as well as targeted codes that link to web destinations such as social network profiles, websites, and Scan-hosted personal pages. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Scan website was overhauled in August 2013, making it easier to create QR codes and related materials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scan Website Retrieved July 22, 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • example
  • For example, if you have a metal implant fitted, such as a pacemaker or artificial joint, you may not be able to have an MRI scan. (www.nhs.uk)
  • times
  • You will be alone in the exam room during the CT scan, but the technologist will be able to see, hear, and talk to you at all times. (cancer.org)
  • article
  • This Buzzle article provides information on the factors that affect the cost of a bone scan. (buzzle.com)