Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Have you met the blood-drawing robot phlebotomist?

Drawing blood should be a routine procedure. Unfortunately complications can be common either in  the elderly, who may have a compromised vasculature, or in children who are literally scared out of their minds. A startup based in Mountain View, California aims to replace your friendly phlebotomist with a robot. If this new device can gain patient confidence and perform well under ideal conditions, perhaps it can also be of service in more demanding conditions as well.

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Meet your new blood-drawing, needle-wielding robot phlebotomist  

Source: ExtremeTech

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