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Can social robots help children in healthcare contexts? A scoping review
  1. Julia Dawe1,
  2. Craig Sutherland2,
  3. Alex Barco3,
  4. Elizabeth Broadbent1
  1. 1 Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  2. 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  3. 3 Department of Communication Science, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Dr Elizabeth Broadbent; e.broadbent{at}auckland.ac.nz

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  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Contributors JD made substantial contributions to the acquisition and analysis of data and drafting the work. CS and EB made substantial contributions to the conception of the review, acquisition of funding and revision of the work. AB contributed to the acquisition and analysis of data and revision of the work. All authors approved the final manuscript and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding This review was funded by the CARES Seed Grant, University of Auckland.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Contributors JD made substantial contributions to the acquisition and analysis of data and drafting the work. CS and EB made substantial contributions to the conception of the review, acquisition of funding and revision of the work. AB contributed to the acquisition and analysis of data and revision of the work. All authors approved the final manuscript and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding This review was funded by the CARES Seed Grant, University of Auckland.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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