PGIMER develops low cost automated robotic trolley – DOOT, for COVID patients
Chandigarh, May 23, 2020: With an intent to minimize health care workers contact with infected patients and contaminated surroundings, PGIMER has developed a state of the art low cost automated robotic trolley for COVID patients, an affordable and customized solution for local needs.
The device was formally launched by Prof. Jagat Ram, Director, PGIMER amid rousing applause in PGI today.
Throwing light on how DOOT can be leveraged beyond COVID, Dr.Shailesh Gahukar shared, DOOT is not just for COVID but its utility is beyond this period. We all know that after witnessing the latest COVID pandemic, the scenario would considerably change and emphasis would be on physical distancing and minimal human interactions at avoidable places.