cardiovascular technologist


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cardiovascular technologist

an allied health professional who performs diagnostic examinations at the request or direction of a physician in invasive cardiology, noninvasive cardiology, and/or peripheral vascular study. Through subjective data collection and/or recording, the technologist obtains information from which a correct anatomical and physiological diagnosis may be established for each patient.

cardiovascular technologist

A technologist with specialized training in both invasive and noninvasive cardiac techniques. These include physical examination of the patient with heart disease, history taking, drug therapy, and some or all of the following tests or procedures (under professional supervision): blood gas analysis, Doppler ultrasonography, electrocardiography, exercise stress testing, echocardiography, and cardiac catheterization.
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