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Shape Of Things To Come – Cylons Among Us?

Robots will soon pass scalpels to surgeons, retrieve blood from hospital blood banks and even answer the phones at busy unit desks – all so that nurses can spend more time with patients.

A researcher examining the future of nursing says breakthroughs in robotics could completely revamp the delivery of health care. And nurses must have a say on this Brave New World of technology, said Michael Villeneuve, a researcher with the Ottawa-based Canadian Nurses Association.

“If we aren’t going to shape our practice in a different way, other people are shaping it for us,” Villeneuve told delegates at the United Nurses of Alberta convention

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