Simplified olfaction test.Invotec offers a simpler smell test, the Olfaction Screen Test. This new test is so easy to use that the patient can self-administer, saving time and staff effort. The kit is also very economical incorporating reusable re·use
tr.v. re·used, re·us·ing, re·us·es
To use again, especially after salvaging or special treatment or processing.
re·us smell diskettes that are consistent and won't spill or contaminate con·tam·i·nate
1. To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.
2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
con·tam·i·nant n. the hands of the investigator or the patient. The smell diskettes, developed from the perfume perfume, aroma produced by the essential oils of plants and by synthetic aromatics. The burning of incense that accompanied the religious rites of ancient China, Palestine, and Egypt led gradually to the personal use of perfume. and flavoring industries, may be used for 6 months to a year.
The application of scents from the Olfaction Screen Test smell diskettes is fast and reliable and allows for easy testing of olfaction function in the clinical setting. The test has been shown clinically to be valid and reliable, distinguishing between patients with normal olfaction function and those with hyposmia or anosmia Anosmia Definition
The term anosmia means lack of the sense of smell. It may also refer to a decreased sense of smell. Ageusia, a companion word, refers to a lack of taste sensation. .