What is CT Scan Head?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: CT Scan (computerized tomography scan)

A computerized tomography (CT) scan is a specialized type of X-ray technique. It produces more detailed images of your body’s internal structures than the images typically produced by conventional X-rays.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 22 4
Headaches 20 2
Dizziness 15 1
Multiple sclerosis 6 0
Increase effect of another treatment 5 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CT Scan Head

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently having CT Scan Head

Dosage Patients
yearly 2
as needed 1
one time 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 12
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3 patient evaluations for CT Scan Head

Sep 24, 2009 (Started Jun 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for determine brain damage after accident)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: insight in possible neurological damage

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 6, 2008 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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