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"the [science fiction] writer should be able to convince the reader (and himself) that the wonders he is describing really can come true...and that gets tricky when you take a good, hard look at the world around you."
- Frederik Pohl

Patient Bath Robot  
  Robot gives patient a bath.  

The Roujin-Z robot is able to give a patient under its care a bath.

From Roujin Z, by Katsuhiro Otomo.
Published by Anime in 1991
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Here is the US version of the video trailer for the movie:


( Roujin Z-0001 automated hospital bed and transport robot)

Compare to the finger jet bath from The Houses of Iszic (1954) by Jack Vance.

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