Medical droids

Droids were also used in the field of medical science. They offered advantages over Humans in that they could be programmed with a massive amount of information, none of which would be forgotten, making them extremely cost-effective. Meddroids, as they were known, could store detailed records on hundreds of patients, in addition to exhaustive information on diseases, wounds, and infirmities. Medical droids could analyze wounds or diseases and automatically determine severity of injury, necessary medication, and possible side-effects; all by utilizing sensors and extensive databanks.

The emotional detachment of these medical droids was both a blessing and a curse — an advantage because droids did not let emotions interfere with their task, but a disadvantage in that patients could often feel alienated from an impersonal machine.

These droids could also operate on patients, using built-in tool extensions and surgical implements. These arm extensions were often modular, allowing rapid change from one medical specialization to another (e.g. from neurosurgery to pediatrics). Because of the high costs associated with comprehensive meddroids, some model lines (such as the DD-13 line or FX-7 models) were not as sophisticated and were usually used as assistants. These medical assistant droids offered some independent functionality but were meant to be used in cooperation with dedicated medical droids, or with organic physicians.

Medical Droid Species Template
Attributes
  • Fitness 2 (5)
    • Strength (+1)
    • Vitality (+2)
  • Coordination 2 (6)
  • Intellect 3 (6)
    • Logic (+1)
  • Presence 2 (5)
  • Psi 0 (0)
  • Force 0 (0)
  • Essence 0 (0)
Skills
  • Science-Medical 1 (2)
  • Computers (Programing) 1 (2)
  • Culture (Creator’s Race) 1 (2)
  • History (Creator’s Race) 1 (2)
  • First Aid 1 (2)
  • Pharmacy 1 (2)
Typical Traits
  • Language: (Creator’s) [Fluent/R/W] (+4)
  • Eidetic Memory (+3)
  • Sense of Time (+1)
  • Assisted Healing (-5)
  • Resistance (Radiation/Temperature) (+2)
  • Synthetic being (+2) (Requires Oil Baths and Recharging)
  • Pacifism (Self Defense Only) (-3)
  • Restricted (Programing) (-3)

Notable Medical Droids

  • 2-1B
  • FX-6
  • FX-7

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