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3 Author(s)
Okamura, A.M. ; Mech. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD, USA ; Matarić, M.J. ; Christensen, H.I.

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.

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Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 3 )