3-rx.comCustomer Support
3-rx.com
   
HomeAbout UsFAQContactHelp
News Center
Health Centers
Medical Encyclopedia
Drugs & Medications
Diseases & Conditions
Medical Symptoms
Med. Tests & Exams
Surgery & Procedures
Injuries & Wounds
Diet & Nutrition
Special Topics



Type 2 diabetes mellitus, more often known as type 2 diabetes, is the most common type of diabetes






You are here : 3-RX.com > Medical Encyclopedia > Tests and Exams > Cranial CT Scan: Preparation & Expectations
      Category : Health Centers > Brain and Nervous System

Cranial CT Scan

Alternate Names : Computed Tomography, Brain, Computed Tomography, Head, CAT Scan, Brain, CAT Scan, Head, CT Scan, Brain, CT Scan, Head, Computerized Axial Transverse Tomography, CATT

Cranial CT Scan | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

The person having a CT should not eat or drink for at least 4 hours before the test. The CT technologist will explain how the test is done. People who are prone to claustrophobia will receive a calming medicine before the exam.


Previous section

 

Next section

Cranial CT Scan: Overview & Description

 

Cranial CT Scan: Results and Values

Author: Stephanie Slon, BA
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 10/10/02



Topiramate (toe-PYRE-a-mate) is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.





Home | About Us | FAQ | Contact | Advertising Policy | Privacy Policy | Bookmark Site