TMiRob's medical robots lighten the load of doctors and nurses in hospitals


The robots also reach an operating room three minutes faster than human nurses – that’s more time for saving lives

Over 100,000 surgeries are performed every year in the 45 operating rooms of Wuhan Union Hospital, one of the top hospitals in China. But surgical conditions are not ideal. For instance, when a surgeon makes a sudden change in his or her plan of attack, one of two assisting nurses may have to leave the OR to retrieve any new instruments the surgeon might require from the hospital warehouse. Every day each nurse spends 40–60 minutes – or walks 20,000 steps – making these round trips, said Gao Xinglian, the head surgical nurse at Wuhan Union, which means they might not be prese...
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Edited by Wendy Lovinger , Wang Xiao'e

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