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Qualification, Knowledge, Tasks, and Responsibilities of the Clinical Perfusionist in Germany

Friday, April 10, 2020

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Source Name: Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery


Adrian Bauer, Christoph Benk, Holger Thiele, Johann Bauersachs, Sven Dittrich, Ingo Dähnert, Uwe Schirmer, Bernhard Zwißler, Uwe Jannsens, Christian Karagiannidis, Stefan Kluge, Andreas Markewitz, Andreas Beckmann

This position statement recapitulates the role of the clinical perfusionist in Germany. The needed qualifications to accomplish the complex tasks are described and responsibilities defined. This consensus statement is an important step to emphasize the clinical perfusionist as an important partner for cardiac surgery and cardiology.

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