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health check

n
1. (Medicine) a medical checkup
2. Brit any examination carried out to verify the physical condition of an appliance or machine
3. Brit any examination carried out to verify the financial success or security of a company or person
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Noun1.health check - a thorough physical examinationhealth check - a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
ballistocardiogram - a graphical recording made by a ballistocardiograph
cardiogram, ECG, EKG, electrocardiogram - a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
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If you live in Knowsley and are aged between 40-74 years, call the Health Check Nurses on 0800 032 5821 or 07976 148 617.
The Health Check aims to provide companies with a proven path to collaborative workgroup productivity.
In 2009, the UK's NHS began offering general health checks to adults aged 40--74 years.
Advanced Solutions' Health Check is performed on Autodesk Revit software or other Autodesk software workflows after implementation.
The P&M Pumps Health Check Package is designed to help operators achieve on-going optimum pumping performance with the emphasis on a pro-active, preventative policy, as opposed to a reactive approach.
Adib Financial Health Check is an easy-to-use financial assessment on how to manage money better from budgeting, savings, managing debt and investments to preparing for retirement.
In 2010, only seven banks out of the 91 examined financial institutions did not pass the health check.
"As part of Health Check Wales, we have identified and we are removing new cases of bovine TB in herds that may not have been tested until 2012," she said.
Based on the results of the Health Check, Cedar issues a detailed report on the project, identifying the areas of risk and providing recommendations on the steps to take for the project to achieve the original business objectives, budget and timescale.
Lead researcher Samah Alageel said: "These results show the NHS Health Check programme carries a potential for reducing cardiovascular risk through the early assessment and management of risk."