health check


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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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It is important that our commercial vehicle customers get the best possible performance from their trucks first time, every time and our Health Check package plays an important role in ensuring optimal performance through proper repair and maintenance.
But the NHS operates a more thorough Health Check programme too, offered every five years to people aged 40-74 who've not already been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.
More than 55,000 people registered to stop smoking in a pharmacy, almost 30,000 were screened for alcohol use and over 26,000 had an NHS Health Check.
I would say to anyone who gets a letter to come in for a health check, just do it.
However, these fin f dings suggest the NHS health check scheme offers very modest benefits.
Till November 17, health checks will be offered at the Oxford Centre, West Farm Avenue, Longbenton, every Tuesday, between 11am and 1pm.
It was also observed that earlier it used to take three to six months for a new employee to get an appointment for his pre-employment health check.
HEALTH checks offered to hundreds of thousands of people over 40 are ineffective and currently waste PS450 million a year, a report from the London School of Economics and the University of Liverpool said.
A Profibus health check carried out by ABB has enabled Imperial College London to improve the performance of its instrumentation and control system used as part of its carbon capture pilot plant teaching facility.
Holly Whelan, co-founder of HeartAge said: "This research confirmed what we suspected, that emotional factors prevent people from having a health check.
It is critical to perform an initial health check on an automation installation within three months of go-live; the initial timing depends on the complexity of the installation.
Its Energy Health Check examines energy use against a national database of similar businesses to get a usage rating, with the Water Health Check providing a similar comparison.