- "He's gone, doctor! The couch restraints have been broken..."
- ―C-3PO, after Luke Skywalker broke free of an auto-med couch
An auto-med couch was used in hospitals for medical procedures, and to apply medication to patients. The Wheel hospital had an auto-med couch. On Senator Simon Greyshade's orders Luke Skywalker was restrained in an auto-med couch on The Wheel and given drugs to keep him in a trance. Skywalker was able to overcome both drugs and restraints and escape.