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Watch | Robotic nurse to serve COVID-19 patients

A video on the introduction of robotic nurse to serve COVID-19 patients in Government Stanley Medical College Hospital in Chennai

The Government Stanley Medical College Hospital has introduced the “robot nurse” to reduce the number of times a healthcare provider, especially a staff nurse, interacts with a COVID-19 patient, according to hospital authorities.

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The robot delivers food, water and medication to patients admitted to the COVID-19 ward in the hospital.

The robot was put on trial for a few days at the hospital, and a staff nurse, who was posted at the ward, was trained in operating the robot, Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said.

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