Head Injury testsHead Injury
Tests could include:
- Neurological Examination
- History and Physical Exam
- Assessment of consciousness level using Adelaide pediatric modified Glasgow coma scale (procedure)
- MRI of Head
- Computed Tomography (CT) of Head
- Neuropsychological Tests
- Ultrasound of Head and Neck
- CT of Brain
- MRI of Brain
- Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
- Functional MRI of Brain
- Glasgow Coma Testing and Evaluation
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out with an MRI machine, which produces the images using a magnetic field and radio waves....
Positron emission tomography (PET) is a sophisticated medical imaging technique. It uses a radioactive tracer to pinpoint differences in tissues on the molecular level. PET scans can detect differences in body functions, such as blood flow, use of...
A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that allows doctors to check for disease in the body. The scan uses radioactive tracers in a special dye. These tracers are injected into an arm vein and absorbed by organs and tissues. ...