Social media use in healthcare: A systematic review of effects on patients and on their relationship with healthcare professionals.BMC Health Services Research, 16, 442, 2016.
"Since the emergence of social media in 2004, a growing percentage of patients use this technology for health related reasons. To reflect on the alleged beneficial and potentially harmful effects of social media use by patients, the aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the extant literature on the effects of social media use for health related reasons on patients and their relationship with healthcare professionals."https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1691-0
Subjects: Social Media & Medicine