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Computed Tomography, Brain and Head

Computed Tomography, Brain and Head is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Computed axial tomography (CAT) of the head, computed transaxial tomography (CTT) of the head, brain CT, helical/spiral CT.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess the brain to assist in diagnosing tumor, bleeding, infarct, infection, structural changes, and edema. Also valuable in evaluation of medical, radiation, and surgical interventions.

Area Of Application:
Brain.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Computed Tomography, Brain and Head." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425450/all/Computed_Tomography__Brain_and_Head.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Brain and Head. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425450/all/Computed_Tomography__Brain_and_Head. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Computed Tomography, Brain and Head. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425450/all/Computed_Tomography__Brain_and_Head
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Brain and Head [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425450/all/Computed_Tomography__Brain_and_Head.
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