International Palliative Care Journal Club On Twitter: Experience So Far
A healthcare social media research article published in BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, February 28, 2015
@hpmJC (hospice and palliative medicine Journal Club, #hpmJC) was launched in February 2014 on the social networking service Twitter, as a regular international journal club for palliative care. The journal club aims to encourage critical analysis of research methods and findings, and to promote evidence based practice, by providing a forum to discuss latest research findings.
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