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A Survey of Robots in Healthcare

The Heracleia Human Centered Computing Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
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Technologies 2021, 9(1), 8; https://doi.org/10.3390/technologies9010008
Received: 31 October 2020 / Revised: 11 January 2021 / Accepted: 12 January 2021 / Published: 18 January 2021
(This article belongs to the Collection Selected Papers from the PETRA Conference Series)
In recent years, with the current advancements in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), robots have the potential to support the field of healthcare. Robotic systems are often introduced in the care of the elderly, children, and persons with disabilities, in hospitals, in rehabilitation and walking assistance, and other healthcare situations. In this survey paper, the recent advances in robotic technology applied in the healthcare domain are discussed. The paper provides detailed information about state-of-the-art research in care, hospital, assistive, rehabilitation, and walking assisting robots. The paper also discusses the open challenges healthcare robots face to be integrated into our society. View Full-Text
Keywords: healthcare; robotics; care robots; nursing robots; hospital robots; assistive robots; rehabilitation robots; walking assisting robots healthcare; robotics; care robots; nursing robots; hospital robots; assistive robots; rehabilitation robots; walking assisting robots
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Kyrarini, M.; Lygerakis, F.; Rajavenkatanarayanan, A.; Sevastopoulos, C.; Nambiappan, H.R.; Chaitanya, K.K.; Babu, A.R.; Mathew, J.; Makedon, F. A Survey of Robots in Healthcare. Technologies 2021, 9, 8. https://doi.org/10.3390/technologies9010008

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Kyrarini M, Lygerakis F, Rajavenkatanarayanan A, Sevastopoulos C, Nambiappan HR, Chaitanya KK, Babu AR, Mathew J, Makedon F. A Survey of Robots in Healthcare. Technologies. 2021; 9(1):8. https://doi.org/10.3390/technologies9010008

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Kyrarini, Maria; Lygerakis, Fotios; Rajavenkatanarayanan, Akilesh; Sevastopoulos, Christos; Nambiappan, Harish R.; Chaitanya, Kodur K.; Babu, Ashwin R.; Mathew, Joanne; Makedon, Fillia. 2021. "A Survey of Robots in Healthcare" Technologies 9, no. 1: 8. https://doi.org/10.3390/technologies9010008

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