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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1191970
Description: Social media provides online platforms for interactions around various health topics relating to patient education, health promotion, public relations, and crisis communication. An important aspect of ... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1201790
Description: Background: In public health surveillance, measuring how information enters and spreads through online communities may help us understand geographical variation in decision making associated with poor ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1190089
Description: Background: In public health surveillance, measuring how information enters and spreads through online communities may help us understand geographical variation in decision making associated with poor ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1183926
Description: Purpose: Create an index of global reach for healthcare hashtags and tweeters therein, filterable by topic of interest. Material and methods: For this proof-of-concept study we focused on the field of ... More
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Authors: Laranjo, L
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1191963
Description: Chronic diseases are nowadays the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, being largely promoted by unhealthy lifestyle behaviors. Indeed, sedentariness, poor diet, smoking, and alcohol ab ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/350051
Description: BACKGROUND: Groups and individuals that seek to negatively influence public opinion about the safety and value of vaccination are active in online and social media and may influence decision making wi ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1138047
Description: As online mental health support groups become increasingly popular, they require more support from volunteers and trained moderators who help their users through "interventions" (i.e., responding to q ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1106469
Description: Objectives: This paper explores the range of self-tracking devices and social media platforms used by the self-tracking community, and examines the implications of widespread adoption of these tools f ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1052075
Description: Recent literature has discussed the unintended consequences of clinical information technologies (IT) on patient safety, yet there has been little discussion about the safety concerns in the area of c ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1052236
Description: Objectives: To provide an overview on social media for consumers and patients in areas of health behaviours and outcomes. Methods: A directed review of recent literature. Results: We discuss the limit ... More
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