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29-1021.00 - Dentists, General Bright Outlook

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Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.

29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Perform surgery to prepare the mouth for dental implants, and to aid in the regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues.
  • Remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and facial regions, using surgical instruments.
  • Restore form and function by moving skin, bone, nerves, and other tissues from other parts of the body to reconstruct the jaws and face.
  • Perform surgery on the mouth and jaws to treat conditions, such as cleft lip and palate and jaw growth problems.
  • Perform minor cosmetic procedures, such as chin and cheekbone enhancements.
  • Treat snoring problems, using laser surgery.
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, stress testing, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
  • Attach electrodes to the patients' chests, arms, and legs, connect electrodes to leads from the electrocardiogram (EKG) machine, and operate the EKG machine to obtain a reading.
  • Conduct tests of pulmonary system, using spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Set up 24-hour Holter and event monitors, scan and interpret tapes, and report results to physicians.
29-2099.07 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Maintain an unobstructed operative field, using surgical retractors, sponges, or suctioning and irrigating equipment.
  • Apply sutures, staples, clips, or other materials to close skin, facia, or subcutaneous wound layers.
  • Clamp, ligate, or cauterize blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, or electrocautery equipment.
  • Incise tissue layers in lower extremities to harvest veins.
29-1069.02 Dermatologists Bright Outlook
  • Perform incisional biopsies to diagnose melanoma.
  • Perform skin surgery to improve appearance, make early diagnoses, or control diseases such as skin cancer.
  • Provide liposuction treatment to patients.
29-1069.12 Urologists Bright Outlook
  • Perform abdominal, pelvic, or retroperitoneal surgeries.
  • Treat lower urinary tract dysfunctions using equipment such as diathermy machines, catheters, cystoscopes, or radium emanation tubes.

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