Patient Education and Engagement through Social Media

Author(s): Sravya Chirumamilla, Martha Gulati*

Journal Name: Current Cardiology Reviews

Volume 17 , Issue 2 , 2021


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This review addresses the demographics of social media users and their relative health literacy. Means of overcoming health inequities via social media and the role of social media in patient education and engagement are explored. This review discusses forms of appropriate patient engagement, including the pitfalls of social media use.

Keywords: Patient education, social media, consumer health information, online health information, health information needs, health literacy.

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VOLUME: 17
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2021
Published on: 19 November, 2019
Page: [137 - 143]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666191120115107
Price: $65

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