Healthcare information on YouTube: A systematic review

  title={Healthcare information on YouTube: A systematic review},
  author={Kapil Chalil Madathil and A. Joy Rivera-Rodriguez and Joel S. Greenstein and Anand K. Gramopadhye},
  journal={Health informatics journal},
  volume={21 3},
This article reviews the peer-reviewed literature addressing the healthcare information available on YouTube. Inclusion and exclusion criteria were determined, and the online databases PubMed and Web of Knowledge were searched using the search phrases: (1) YouTube* AND Health* and (2) YouTube* AND Healthcare*. In all, 18 articles were reviewed, with the results suggesting that (1) YouTube is increasingly being used as a platform for disseminating health information; (2) content and frame… CONTINUE READING