Facebook Facts: Breast Reconstruction Patient-Reported Outcomes Using Social Media.

@article{Tang2018FacebookFB,
  title={Facebook Facts: Breast Reconstruction Patient-Reported Outcomes Using Social Media.},
  author={Sherry Y. Q. Tang and Jacqueline S. Israel and Samuel O. Poore and Ahmed M. Afifi},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={141 5},
  pages={
          1106-1113
        }
}
BACKGROUND Social media are used for information sharing among patients with similar health conditions, and analysis of social media activity could inform clinical decision-making. The aim of this study was to use Facebook to evaluate a cohort of individuals' perceptions of and satisfaction with breast reconstruction. METHODS In this observational study, the authors collected and analyzed posts pertaining to autologous and implant-based breast reconstruction from active Facebook groups… CONTINUE READING
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