How Exoskeletons May Change our ICUs Forever

You may soon see hospital staff wearing mechanical exoskeletons.

Exoskeletons. Image Credit: CrayX, BackX, Laevo. Images reproduced with permission.

A recent pilot study out of France shows that Intensive Care Unit (ICU) providers may benefit from the use of wearable exoskeletons, particularly when lifting and positioning COVID-19 patients.

The study, published on Cornell’s preprint server arXiv.org, is from a large team of researchers…