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  • Writer's pictureElizabeth Santoso

The Vital Role of Medical Technicians in Clinical Examinations

Medical Technicians (TTMs) play an important role in health care by performing accurate clinical examinations and helping to ensure that patients receive appropriate care. In a healthcare environment, TTM works closely with doctors and nurses to provide efficient and quality services. Following are their important roles in clinical examination:


  1. Medical History Taking: TTM thoroughly documents the patient's medical history. They collect information about symptoms, medical history, medications currently being used, and allergies. This information helps doctors make the right diagnosis.

  2. Vital Signs Measurement: They take measurements of vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and breathing. The results of these measurements provide an overview of the patient's general health and are an important reference in medical care.

  3. Preparing the Patient: TTM helps prepare the patient for an examination or medical procedure. They explain the procedures to be performed, provide emotional support, and answer patient questions.

  4. Sample Collection: They take samples of blood, urine, and other body fluids for laboratory analysis. The results of these tests are used to support diagnosis and treatment planning.

  5. Supporting Doctors and Nurses: TTM works closely with doctors and nurses in caring for patients. They help coordinate care, provide examination reports, and follow medical instructions carefully.

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