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"Don't leave the field open to anti-science speech": when doctors take over social networks

2023-12-07T15:09:20.244Z

Highlights: Accounts of doctors and medical students are flourishing on TikTok, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter) They provide scientific information on pathologies, cases encountered in their practice and dietary and sports recommendations. Their posts elicit comments that are not always benevolent. How has this practice of social networks changed prevention in medicine, and what are its limits? You have 92% left to discover. Unlock all items immediately. Back to the page you came from. To see the full interview with Guillaume Chorao, click here.


More and more doctors are present there, to fight against "fake news" and to do prevention. But they are subject to a strict ethical framework.


From patients to followers? Once in the centre of the village, some doctors are now blowing up the counters on social networks. Accounts of doctors and medical students are flourishing, especially on TikTok, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter). They provide scientific information on pathologies, cases encountered in their practice and dietary and sports recommendations, in the form of videos, threads or podcasts. Their posts elicit comments that are not always benevolent. How has this practice of social networks changed prevention in medicine, and what are its limits?

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In 2020, during the Covid period, I was in my 4th year of medical school and influencers were postingmisinformationon social networks when I was working like a sick person to acquire proven medical knowledge," recalls Guillaume Chorao, now an 8th year student in emergency medicine. At the time, I didn't have time to go there...

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