Providing Health Information on Social Media: What is the Limit for Medical Students?
Keywords:Social Media, Information, Medical Students, Medical Education, Ethics
Social media plays several important roles in medicine. Medical students are important and influential participants in the digital world because they are young, they dominate social network resources, and they have high engagement power. This letter presents some aspects about how medical students use their digital media abilities and knowledge to disseminate health information to patients and the public, and what are some limits and best practices for them on these platforms.
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