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check-up

General term for a visit to a health care provider for a history and physical examination.
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And 20 per cent of stated that their dentist failed to carry out a mouth cancer check at their last check-up.
The check-ups do not conflict with stipulated warranty conditions, Al Nuaimi clarified.
A poll conducted by the organisation found one in four parents were not aware there was no charge for routine check-ups for their children.
During the check-ups, participants were quizzed about their lifestyle, including their eating and sleep habits as well as alcohol and tobacco use.
Free check-ups will also be conducted in far-flung and remote areas of the country where dentists are not available, through mobile dental vans.
Because MEPs are not following him when he asks for the frequency of technical check-ups of private cars to be increased.
In 1979, the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination recommended against annual general health check-ups. This was seconded in 1989 by the United States Preventive Services Task Force.
The initiative aims to deliver up to one million free check-ups through check-up stations hosted across shopping malls, schools, department stores, dental clinics and charity organizations throughout the GCC.
At the Al-Zahrani center, administered by the Interior Ministry, Ahmad al-Masri, who owns a 1978 model Mercedes, was able to pass the check-up only after he temporarily replaced the car's tires for $20 from a nearby mechanic.
To avail of a free dental check-up, all one has to do is SMS his/her postal pin code to 5676725 for information on a dentist in their locality.
Now the third and fourth year students are able to give patients a check-up under supervision and it is hoped many will work in the region when they finish their studies.
"We have to convince people that it is better in the long run to get the check-up and catch diseases early.