Providing Health Information on Social Media: What is the Limit for Medical Students?

  • Enrico Manfredini Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo
Keywords: Social Media, Information, Medical Students, Medical Education, Ethics

Abstract

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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Published
2021-04-21
How to Cite
Manfredini, E. (2021). Providing Health Information on Social Media: What is the Limit for Medical Students?. International Journal of Medical Students, 9(1), 94-95. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2021.979
Section
Letter to the Editor