Social media and clinical care: ethical, professional, and social implications.

@article{Chretien2013SocialMA,
  title={Social media and clinical care: ethical, professional, and social implications.},
  author={Katherine Chretien and Terry Kind},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2013},
  volume={127 13},
  pages={
          1413-21
        }
}
t is an exciting time to practice medicine during our digital " coming of age. " Social media, the freely available Web-based platforms that facilitate information sharing of user-generated content, such as social networking sites, media-sharing sites, blogs, microblogs, and wikis, have transformed the way we communicate as a society. Through community building, message amplification, rapid dissemination, and engagement, social media has changed our interactions with others and, by direct… CONTINUE READING

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