Photos: Robot doctor on the wards

Photos: Robot doctor on the wards

Summary: Can remote control robots speed up patient diagnosis?

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • It takes around 15 minutes for physicians to learn how to drive the machine. Previous attempts at telemedicine have used static cameras - but this robot allows the doctor much more freedom.

    Photo: Steve Ranger

  • Researchers are testing how well doctors can diagnose ailments remotely, and are gauging how well patients react to dealing with a robot.

    Photo: Steve Ranger

Topic: Tech Industry

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