perfusionist(redirected from Certification in Clinical Perfusion)
a technologist who operates the heart-lung machine during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The operator of an oxygenator, such as the extracorporeal membrane oxygenator during surgery.
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A health care professional, formally known as a clinical perfusion scientist, who manages extracorporeal circulation of blood and operates the heart-lung machine.
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