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Robo nurse, coming to a hospital near you?
Medical machinery has come a long way — and now robots are getting in on the action. Click on the video below to watch a robotic nurse bathe a bed-ridden patient autonomously.
It may move slow, but it seems to do the job. Healthcare Robotics, the company who makes the robot, reports its efficacy as such:
In our experiments, the robot removed most of the debris (>96%) on four parts of the limbs. In addition, the robot performed the wiping task using relatively low force.
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