Social Media & Consumer Health Issues: Impact, Pros & Cons


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Forms of electronic communication (such as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content are known as:

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1. Doctors use the Internet and social media because:

2. Patients use the Internet and social media because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you can conveniently test your knowledge of social media and public health issues. You'll need to be familiar with why both doctors and patients use social media.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess what you know about the following:

  • Forms of electronic communication through which users build online communities for information sharing
  • Why doctors and patients use the Internet and social media
  • Constructive uses of the Internet and social media by healthcare facilities and patients

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding constructive uses of the Internet and social media by patients
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about why doctors use the Internet and social media
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on social media and consumer health issues

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the lesson titled Social Media & Consumer Health Issues: Impact, Pros & Cons. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

  • The percentage of Internet users who search for health-related information
  • Profits from mobile healthcare apps
  • The problem with using social media to review a practitioner