Gennert, Michael A.
Assistive care robots have evolved rapidly in the last 25 years, bringing efficiency into the medical field. Purpose: Understand how assistive care robotics are presently helping in surgery, prosthetic and rehabilitation. Additionally, the effects they will have upon medical professionals within the next ten years. Methods: The team will research on past, present and future projects involving assistive care robotics. Posteriorly to the research, interviews were conducted with medical doctors, professors, and PhD researchers. Results: Assistive care robots are currently improving lives, and bringing efficiency to the medical field. Conclusions: Robots are improving lives of medical professionals and patients by serving as tools that enhance the ability of the users.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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