Robots in Medicine
In 2000, the FDA approved the Da Vinci surgical robotic system. The Da Vinci is a robot controlled by a surgeon used to do delicate and technical surgeries, and it represents a whole segment of robots used to aid doctors, pharmacists, and others in the medical field. Readers are introduced to cutting-edge medical technology with full-color photographs of robots actually used in hospitals and doctors' offices today. The main content offers detailed, but understandable, information about the science of these incredible machines. Additionally, readers learn about the integration of these robots into many careers in medicine, technology, and science.