The newest best friend for army doctors may glide on three wheels and have a computer screen for a head.
A revolutionary robot mounted with a high-tech camera is helping physicians treat and save soldiers -- from just about any location in the world.
In three years, army docs have conducted at least 200 medical interventions from remote locations, thanks to the device.
Dr. Kevin Chung, who directs the Burn Intensive Care Unit at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, is one doctor who has incorporated the cutting-edge technology into the care of his patients.
He is a frequent operator of the robot and regularly uses it to treat patients, including those he cared for when he was deployed to Iraq. Read full article »