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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

What Do Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Do? Medical and clinical laboratory technologists and technicians collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances. Medical and clinical¬†laboratory technologists and technicians have different job responsibilities: technologists perform more complex tests and procedures than do technicians, and they typically supervise technicians. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists examine blood and other body fluids, analyze samples for chemical …Read More

Perfusionists

What Do Perfusionists Do? Perfusionists are skilled allied health professionals. They use medical technology to sustain the heart, lungs, circulatory, and respiratory functions of the body during surgery. Specifically, perfusionists operate a heart-lung (or cardiopulmonary bypass) machine that keeps oxygenated blood flowing throughout the body during surgery, and they also monitor blood circulation. If a patient requires additional blood products or medications during the procedure, the perfusionist can administer these …Read More