TITLE

Nursing back to health

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Marketing Health Services;Spring2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that robotic nurses are in development. The nursing shortage is being felt in many areas of the nursing field, however hospitals normally experience the major void. By 2010 the robots could be cleaning up hospital rooms, taking messages, distributing medication, monitoring patients' temperatures and guiding visitors. European scientists are researching and developing systems which will hopefully become viable prototypes. The research goal is to involve the automated nurses to work in teams where they will communicate and coordinate the necessary services and tasks.
ACCESSION #
24445161

 

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