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80% of doctors to be replaced by robots in the future? watch

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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/harolds.../#49c415ff52b5

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technolog...almost-doctor/

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    Robots cant really express compassion and empathy in the same way yet so I think we re a long way off that happening. I work in pharmacy and dispensing robots exist but I can't imagine humans wanting to discuss their minor ailments in the same way with a robot.
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    While some parts of surgery could potentially (i.e. repetitive, standard anatomy) be replaced, it is hard to imagine medical specialties and specialties like psychiatry to be replaced by robots. It is also hard for robots to diagnose "functional" disorders (that we physicians see a lot).

    See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_disorder
 
 
 

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