Exponential use of social media in medicine: Example of the interest of Twitter© in urology

A healthcare social media research article published in Progrès en Urologie, December 31, 2014

Title
Exponential use of social media in medicine: Example of the interest of Twitter© in urology
Authors (alpha)
M Roupru00eat, V. Misrau00ef
Published
December 31, 2014
Journal
Progrès en Urologie
DOI
10.1016/j.purol.2014.10.009
Pubmed
25454777
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A healthcare social media research article published in Progrès en Urologie, December 31, 2014

Abstract

Social media (#SoMe) has changed the face of modern medicine. Our purpose was to asses the potential interest of Twitter in the field of urology.


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