Searching for Medical Information in the Age of Social Media

Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery resident Deborah Xie and otolaryngologist Matthew Stewart recap their presentation given at the AAOHNS 2021 meeting. They studied how patients are using social media to find medical information. By understanding what kinds of questions patients have when they turn to social media, health professionals can provide more effective counseling when they meet with them in person.

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Matthew Stewart, MD, PhD

Matthew Stewart, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Matthew Stewart specializes in surgery of the inner ear, skull-base tumors, sudden hearing loss, surgical restoration of hearing through cochlear implantation, stapes surgery for otosclerosis and Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA). His ...

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