Robotic Nursing is using machines (robots) for the daily nursing activities in order to reduce the nurse’s burnout and errors in the nursing practice, assisting in daily nursing activities and doing physical work like lifting heavy instruments, transferring the patient, etc. It eases the burden on nurses, reduces the nurses' burnout, they socially and physically assistive, can be used during pandemic and used for video-conferencing for medical help (tele-health). In India, health-bots like Mitra, Maitri, TriCog, etc are being used for booking online consultations, health advices, medicine recommendations and for diagnosis of cardiac disorders. Challenges- High costs, lack of human touch and ethical decision-making abilities. Robots come with various advantages, but being technologically advanced doesn’t replace the qualities of humans like decision making abilities, critical thinking and warmth. Installing robots in Indian Hospitals can be a challenging task but in contrary to this Robots can reduce nurses’ overload, burnout and medical errors.
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Preksha. Pros and Cons of Robotic Nursing. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(4):317-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00065
Preksha. Pros and Cons of Robotic Nursing. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(4):317-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00065 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-4-15