Robot that can take blood samples

05-Feb-2020
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Blood-sampling robot performed well or better than people, according to the first human clinical trial.
Blood drawing and testing device provides quick results, so doctors can spend more time treating patients.
Device includes an ultrasound image-guided robot that draws blood from veins.
In the future, it could be used in IV catheterization, central venous access, dialysis, placing arterial lines.

Robot can save time, perform the procedure reliably and save money in health care

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Health Organisation Josh Leipheimer - Biomedical engineer researcher working in the medical device field

Journal Technology the Journal

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