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Guide and carry robot for hospital use

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The needs, state-of-the-art, and future prospects of hospital robots are described. As an example, the development and details of guide and carry robots which have been developed for hospital use by Saga University and Saga Medical School are discussed. Some comments are also made on the conditions required for robots of this kind with regard to patients, their families, and hospital personnel.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Saga University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, I Honjoh, Saga, Japan 2: Saga Medical School, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Nabeshima, Saga, Japan

Publication date: 1988-01-01

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