In our hospital, the hyperbaric oxygen chamber operated by a CE was used to treat patients diagnosed with sudden sensorineural hearing loss or decompression illness. This job requires expertise of target illnesses. The oxygenator for cardiopulmonary bypass surgery is also operated by a CE, and handling of this instrument needs an inventive approach, as it directly affects the surgical outcome. For implantable cardiac devices, the CE helps to merge knowledge from the fields of electrophysiology and engineering. Configuring accurate device programming improves patients’ prognoses. Furthermore, not just life-sustaining devices but also various medical equipment are centrally managed by the CE. Such management allows efficient use of the medical equipment.
In Japan, the CE contributes tremendously to clinical practice. CEs make the efficient use medical procedures using inventive approach or by active participation or management of these devices.
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