Drawing blood is actually one of the first things you learn in the medical school. However, many patients still get injured during these procedures. Veins are not always easy to see and pierce, which results in multiple tiny wounds and bruises. But what if we passed this role to robots? Scientists from the Rutgers University have created a tabletop device, which can already draw blood very efficiently.
Why would we delegate this task to robots?
That’s a good question. Humans accomplish this task very well, but failures still occur in an estimated 20 % of procedures. Robots can be more