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Hospital care

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Sterile tile

Sterile tiles with special cleanliness-enhancing properties. Extra-clean rooms improve outcomes in hospitals and research labs. This tile is very slow to build.

Sterile tile is one of the many floors that you can construct. It has the highest cleanliness stat of 0.6.

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Hospital bed

A bed specially designed for use in hospitals. Adjustable for a patient and festooned with built-in equipment, it improves medical outcomes over normal beds.

A hospital bed improves quality of medical treatments, boosts immunity gain speed to help recover from diseases faster, and speeds up healing from injuries. It can even boost medical tend quality above the normal maximum for that type of medicine, for example allowing 70%+ treatment quality from herbal medicine. When a colonist that is injured, sick, or has been scheduled for an operation is selected, the player may right-click a hospital bed to direct the colonist there by selecting the "Rest until healed" command (even for elective surgeries). That colonist will then go to that bed and sleep there instead of at their designated beds, and instead of doing their regular tasks. At any time, the colonist can be given another task and, if they can move, they will leave the bed and perform that task. A hospital bed can also be linked to a vitals monitor to further increase medical treatment quality and patient's immunity gain speed. The bonuses for immunity gain speed from a hospital bed and a vitals monitor stack, but a vitals monitor does not improve the recovery rate from injuries.

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Vitals monitor

Increases medical tend quality, surgery success chance, and immunity gain speed when placed directly adjacent to a hospital bed. Only works for hospital beds - normal beds will not benefit. Attaching more than one vitals monitor to the same bed will have no effect.

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Shelf

A shelf for storing miscellaneous items. Items stored in this will not affect room beauty and they won't deteriorate, even if outside.

Although not formally a part of "medical items", a shelf will prevent items (medicine and body parts, see below) stored in the same room to have a penalty to room beauty, possibly hurting the patients' mood.

Medicine

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Glitterworld medicine

A kit of advanced ultra-tech medical supplies, probably manufactured on a distant glitterworld. It contains advanced polymorphic drugs, nanite diagnostic and healing assisters, a mini-imager, and various multi-use tools.

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Herbal medicine

A pack of herbal concoctions typically extracted from the healroot plant. It is less potent than industrial pharmaceuticals, but much better than nothing.

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Medicine

A kit of industrial-era medical equipment. It contains basic drugs, tools for suturing and bone setting, diagnostic devices, and various pads and fluids.

Body parts

Organs

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Heart

A biological human heart. Pumps blood around the body.

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Kidney

A biological human kidney. Filters and removes waste products from the blood.

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Liver

A biological human liver. Plays an important role in metabolism.

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Lung

A biological human lung. A pair of these form the core of the human respiratory system.

Artificial body parts

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Aesthetic nose

The nose is shaped to the user's desired form, matching prevalent beauty standards and enhancing physical impressions.

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Archotech arm

An artifical arm built by an archotech. It's strong enough to crush a thick hardwood branch in its hand, and precise enough to write a sonnet on a grain of rice. It looks and feels like natural flesh, but it's harder to damage than plasteel. Even if it is harmed, it repairs itself over time. Its internal workings are a mystery to all human minds.

An archotech arm is an artificial body part that acts as a replacement for a pawn's natural arm, increasing Manipulation by 25% per arm while also offering a significantly more powerful punch attack and acting as a body part weapon.

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Archotech eye

An artificial eye built by an archotech. It perceives every type of electromagnetic radiation, including radio waves, infrared, light, x-rays, and gamma rays. Its visual acuity is precise enough to read handwriting from twenty meters away. It can emit various wavelengths of radiation like a flashlight, and has an internal subpersona AI which helps highlight useful visual information. Externally, it looks like a natural human eye, except it can change color at will. Its internal workings are a mystery to all human minds.

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Archotech leg

An artificial leg built by an archotech. It looks and feels like natural flesh, but a pair of these can move the user as fast as a decent car, and it's harder to damage than plasteel. Even if it is harmed, it repairs itself over time. its internal workings are a mystery to all human minds.

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Bionic arm

An advanced artificial arm. Silenced mini-servos give great strength, while the biogel nerve-link gives exquisite control. A lattice-dust healing system allows it to recover from damage. It is better than a biological arm in almost every way.

A bionic arm is an artificial body part that acts as a replacement for a pawn's natural arm, increasing Manipulation by 12.5% per arm while also offering a slightly more powerful punch attack and acting as a body part weapon.

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Bionic ear

An advanced artificial ear implant. A collection of invisible subdermal microphones capture sound and transmit it to a biogel nerve interface that links directly with the auditory nerve. It's sensitive enough to hear a cat before you see it, can't be damaged by loud noise, and automatically tunes itself to pick out meaningful sounds in noisy environments.

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Bionic eye

An advanced artificial eye. With its biogel nerve-link, internal signal pre-processor, and wide-spectrum sensors, it is better than a biological eye in almost every way. A lattice-dust healing system allows it to recover from damage.

A Bionic eye is an artificial eye that can replace a natural one through implant surgery. Unlike their natural counterparts, bionic eyes do not scar. They have 125% efficiency, which results in a 25% improvement to the colonist's sight if two are installed.

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Bionic heart

An advanced artificial heart. It has synthetic muscle fibers for a realistic heartbeat, plus a high-flow pump for rapid circulation during high stress. It is better than a biological heart in almost every way.

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Bionic leg

An advanced artificial leg. With its biogel nerve-link, powerful mini-servos, and lattice-dust healing system, it is better than a biological leg in almost every way.

Bionic legs can be installed on a colonist to replace a missing or damaged leg, including the foot. It has 125% efficiency, increasing a colonist's move speed by 12.5% for each one installed.

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Bionic spine

An advanced artificial spine. A biogel nerve bundle runs down an articulated plasteel core, surrounded by a lattice-dust healing system. It matches the performance of a biological spine.

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Bionic stomach

An advanced artificial stomach. A set of sensors and chemical synthesizers effectively digest any energy-bearing foodstuff. An integrated lattice-dust healing system automatically repairs any damage caused by the powerful acids. It is better than a biological stomach in every way.

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Bionic tongue

An artificial tongue replacement. Made of synthetic smooth-fibers and connected through a neurogel interface, it can match the performance of a natural tongue in speaking, eating, and tasting.

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Cochlear implant

An implant which replaces normal hearing. An external microphone transmits a sound signal to electrodes wrapped around the inner ear's auditory sensing nerves. The electrodes stimulate the nerves according to the sound, creating a sensation of hearing. It's not as good as a natural ear, but it's a lot better than being deaf.

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Denture

An installed denture.

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Detoxifier stomach

An artificial stomach replacement with a broad-spectrum toxin filter and neutralization system. It allows the user to eat almost anything without ever worrying about food poisoning.

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Drill arm

A mechanical arm replacement for speeding up mining. It has a built-in snake drill, which allows the miner to rapidly find and exploit weak lines in the rock. It also has a general-purpose manipulator. It is somewhat ungainly, which slows down movement slightly.

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Field hand

This mechanical hand replacement is made to speed up the sowing and harvesting tasks of a farmer. Multiple telescoping finger-like protrusions can simultaneously harvest from several points on the same plant, or precisely sow several holes at once. It also has a general-purpose manipulator. It is somewhat ungainly, which slows down movement slightly.

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Nuclear stomach

A micro-nuclear reactor combined with complex chemical synthesis replaces the body's need for food energy. Food is required only to replace matter lost from the body, reducing the user's intake needs significantly. This artificial stomach cannot get food poisoning. However, there is little room to shield the reactor, so the radiation increases the risk of cancer.

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Peg leg

A wood log fashioned into a crude but effective artificial leg.

Peg legs are a prosthetic replacement for a pawn's leg. It is the worst kind of leg available, but is better than having a missing foot or leg.

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Power claw

A combat-oriented hand replacement consisting of a mechanical hand with a hooked claw on each finger. It cuts deep, and it is strong enough to crush a skull like a hand crushes an egg. The claws can be retracted, making it as useful as a natural hand for non-combat tasks, however its overall ungainliness slows down movement slightly.

Power claws are artificial hand replacements that also function as moderately powerful melee weapons at the expense of slowing a pawn's moving.

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Prosthetic arm

An arm prosthesis. While it lacks a neural interface, its complex arrangement of internal joints allows it to mimic natural movement quite convincingly. Still, it is inferior to a real arm.

A prosthetic arm is an artificial body part that acts as a replacement for a pawn's natural arm. The least advanced of the arm replacements, prosthetic arms have a part efficiency of 50%, therefore one prosthetic arm and one healthy natural arm provides 75% manipulation, while having two prosthetic arms provides 50% manipulation.

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Prosthetic heart

A heart prosthesis. It contains an electric motor that pumps blood smoothly around the body. Users often report feeling tired, but it's better than the alternative.

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Prosthetic leg

Simple prosthesis made to replace missing leg. Not very comfortable but quite efficient.

A prosthetic leg replaces the natural leg of a pawn. Each leg has 85% part efficiciency and thus having one prosthetic reduces a colonist's mobility to 92.5% while having one healthy leg and two prosthetic legs provide 85% moving. They are much better than a peg leg or no leg at all, but are inferior to bionic legs, which allows to actually move faster.

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Reprocessor stomach

An advanced chemical processing system breaks down nutrients the body could normally never use, leading to increased efficiency.

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Wooden foot

An installed wooden foot.

Wooden feet are medieval artificial body parts that replace a pawn's foot. They are better than having a missing foot or replacing the foot with a peg leg, but are inferior to all other options.

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Wooden hand

An installed wooden hand.

A wooden hand is an artificial body part that acts as a replacement for a pawn's natural hand. A medieval prosthetic, wooden hands have a part efficiency of 60%, therefore one wooden hand on an otherwise healthy pawn provides 80% manipulation, while having two wooden hands provides 60% manipulation.

Implants

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Aesthetic nose

The nose is shaped to the user's desired form, matching prevalent beauty standards and enhancing physical impressions.

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Aesthetic shaper

A sophisticated package of hormonal and mechanite influences shapes the muscles and fat on the body, adding non-functional aesthetic tissue where needed to achieve a desired appearance. The implant can be configured to form various body shapes according to the user's taste - or that of their partner.

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Armorskin gland

This bionic gland releases chemicals and nanomachines that toughen the skin and add flexible subdermal keratin plates at strategic points. This makes the user more resistant to damage across their whole body. Unfortunately, These changes make the skin appear leathery, with wrinkles across the whole body and face, which is generally considered ugly.

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Circadian assistant

An artificial gland. Produces chemicals and nanomachines that clear toxin buildup from the brain.

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Circadian half-cycler

A signal redirector which isolates half of the brain, allowing the other half to sleep while the user remains outwardly awake. By alternating brain halves, the user never needs to sleep. Unfortunately, two hemispheres are better than one - working half a brain causes a reduction in consciousness.

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Coagulator

Releases coagulating factors in response to blood loss, reducing bleeding rates significantly

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Death acidifier

A chest implant for preventing enemy use of captured equipment. Upon the user's death, it releases powerful chemicals that dissolve gear in contact with the user's body. It doesn't damage others.

The death acidifier implant destroys all equipped weapons and apparel on the installed pawn on death, preventing them from being captured.

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Elbow blade

A razor-sharp blade that extends at will from a hidden opening at the end of the ulna. Appearing without warning, it can be used for devastating slice attacks.

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Gastro-analyzer

This bionic nose implant enhances the sense of smell, with a focus towards food-related smells. A multi-layered ultrafine absorption mesh detects compounds in the air. A microprocessor formats the readings into an olfactory nerve signal to send to the brain through a nerve-link interface. The result is that the user can smell foods with a depth, richness, and precision unknown among unenhanced humans, allowing them to cook more effectively. The whole unit is small enough to be installed in the nose without affecting the user's appearance.

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Hand talon

A razor-sharp talon which extends from a hidden opening between the middle and ring fingers. The talon is longer than the palm, but it becomes flexible upon retracting, allowing the user to curl it up and conceal it inside the hand. It can perform rapid slashing attacks, but is poor at penetrating armor.

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Healing enhancer

Releases nanomachines and healing factors that speed up wound healing. This implant only helps with physical wounds, and does nothing to combat disease or other health problems.

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Immunoenhancer

An analysis computer inspects the bloodstream, classifies pathogens, and rapidly prompts the body's natural immune system to respond to them faster than it could alone. This speeds immunity gain significantly.

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Joywire

A brain implant that stimulates the brain's pleasure centers. While it dramatically improves a user's mood, the blanket of happiness makes it hard to concentrate on anything real. Joywires are illegal on many worlds, and are known for destroying whole cultures.

The joywire brain implant grants a permanent +30 mood boost. However, the bearer suffers a permanent -20% to consciousness. After implantation, it cannot be removed.

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Knee spike

A spike that extends at will from a hidden opening on the front of the knee. Appearing without warning, it can be used for devastating stabbing attacks which penetrate even thick armor.

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Learning assistant

A sensory recording system that replays important experiences during sleep, strengthening the formation of new memories.

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Love enhancer

Humans have always tried to use every new technology to enhance sexual satisfaction. Bionics were no exception. This implant makes physical and chemical changes to the body which enhance the experience of lovin' for both partners - both physically and psychologically. The implant unit can adapt to enhance both men and women upon being implanted.

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Mindscrew

Inflicts continuous pain on the user. Mindscrews are used by some authorities as a long-term punishment. Some even install them voluntarily as a demonstration of ideological or religious devotion.

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Neurocalculator

A non-intelligent microcomputer controlled by a visual/tactile neural interface. It assists with memory and calculation, like a calculator and notepad embedded in the brain.

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Painstopper

A brain implant which inhibits nociception, or pain sensation. While it does allow the user to accomplish more, it turns out pain has a purpose. When you don't feel it, you can get hurt really bad really easily.

A Painstopper is a brain implant that will completely eliminate a colonist's pain and any pain-related mood effects.

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Psychic harmonizer

This brain implant projects the user's mood in a spherical psychic field, forcing others nearby to feel a blurred, simplified version of their emotions. It can be an powerful tool to keep morale high, but if the user becomes unhappy, it can lead to collective disaster.

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Psychic reader

Gives limited mind-reading ability, improving the user's ability to get the upper hand in negotiations and social situations. The effect is proportional to the user's psychic sensitivity.

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Psychic sensitizer

This brain implant stimulates growth in the regions of the brain related to psychic interaction, thus increasing psychic sensitivity.

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Psylink neuroformer

A consumable archotech-created device that forms or upgrades a psylink in the user's mind.
The user presses the device over the eyes, where it links to the brain directly and restructures part of it. Afterwards, the device disintegrates into worthless ash.

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Stoneskin gland

This bionic gland releases chemicals and nanomachines that transform the user's skin into a built-in suit of armor. The whole epidermis thickens and hardens to resist burns, while jointed exterior keratin plates form everywhere they can - including the head and face. While it's very difficult to physically hurt someone using this implant, the plates and hard skin significantly reduces the user's physical attractiveness.

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Toughskin gland

This bionic gland releases chemicals and nanomachines that toughen the skin, making it somewhat more resistant to damage. While it doesn't add as much protection as some other skin-hardening glands, the toughskin gland has the advantage of not noticeably altering the user's appearance.

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Venom fangs

A pair of injectors implanted through the canine teeth, connected to a venom pump. The user can bite an enemy, extend the injectors, and pump venom into the target.

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Venom talon

A retractable finger talon connected to a venom pump in the lower arm. The user can scratch an enemy while squirting venom into the wound. The talon is designed to be installed in the middle finger. It's fast, but poor at penetrating armor.