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Can Plastic Surgeons Maintain Professionalism within Social Media?

Overview of attention for article published in AMA Journal of Ethics, April 2018
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Title
Can Plastic Surgeons Maintain Professionalism within Social Media?
Published in
AMA Journal of Ethics, April 2018
DOI 10.1001/journalofethics.2018.20.4.msoc3-1804
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Abstract

Plastic surgeons have evolved their methods of reaching potential patients by using various forms of social media. Such platforms can educate, inform, and, for some, entertain. Social media now allows consumers to compare themselves to a much wider, if not global, set of peers that might further exacerbate their anxiety regarding their appearance. Plastic surgeons should ensure that use of patient images does not violate privacy or create unreasonable expectations about the results that can be obtained; nor should plastic surgeons' marketing objectify women. Professionalism on the part of plastic surgeons, along with the utmost respect for patients, must remain paramount.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 29 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Doctoral Student 5 17%
Student > Bachelor 4 14%
Researcher 2 7%
Student > Master 2 7%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 3%
Other 2 7%
Unknown 13 45%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 11 38%
Social Sciences 1 3%
Materials Science 1 3%
Decision Sciences 1 3%
Unknown 15 52%