Learn more in this video provided by Megan McClintock about common cardiac diagnostic tests.

Why do you need to know about these common cardiac diagnostic tests if you’re not interested in going into cardiology field? You’ll need it just about everywhere you go. If your patient is having chest pain, you’re going to have to make sure the patient gets the correct care, interventions, and diagnostic tests for further evaluation.

Cardiac diagnostic tests:

  • Chest X-Ray
  • ECG
  • Exercise or Stress Test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Nuclear Cardiology (MUGA)
  • MRI
  • CT
  • Cardiac Catheterization

Blood Flow Measurements:

  • Duplex Imaging
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring

H/T: Megan McClintock