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Every year thousands of nurses experience back pain and hip pain as a result of carrying and moving equipment and patients. This concept opens up a new infrastructure for future hospitals. Using robotic technology for lifting and transporting physically disabled patients via a roof railway system. The arms is controlled by sensors situated in each four handlebar grips making it less heavy when picking up and transporting patients. Device is flexible in lying or sitting transport position for different patient needs. Nurses can now concentrate on social interaction with patient, instead of dealing with riskful manual lifting.
Umeå institute of design
Advanced product design