Medical and health-care robotics
Okamura, Allison M.
Mataric, Maja J.
Christensen, Henrik I.
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The aim of this article is to propose some of the most important capabilities and technical achievements of medical and health-care robotics needed to improve human health and well-being. The paper describes application areas, societal drivers, motivating scenarios, desired system capabilities, and fundamental research areas that should be considered in the design of medical and health-care robots.