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Social media use and critical care nursing: Implications for practice

Piscotty, Ronald J. PhD, RN-BC; Jones, Lenette M. PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000482513.20412.71
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Abstract: Social media, the use of applications to share information with others, is quite popular in the United States. Given the high prevalence of social media use across the general population, it seems that an untapped potential exists for nurses' use of social media to support the critically ill patient.

Ronald J. Piscotty is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Md.

Lenette M. Jones is a research postdoctoral fellow at Case Western Reserve University, FPB School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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