Discussing the benefits and risks of social media use among nurses in the context of medical ethics

Aslihan Ardic Cobaner, Turkan Isik
2014 Türkiye Biyoetik Dergisi  
Within the recent years, social media has become an important medium with the development of Internet technologies all around the world. It is possible to say that social media has opened a new era in the health communication field with its different characteristics such as "Digitality", "Interactivity", "Hypertext", "User generated context" from conventional mass media. The importance of use of social media and use among nurses, a significant part of health sector, is increasing. Increase in
more » ... sing. Increase in social media use among nurses brings together some debates about benefits and risks in terms of individuals, groups and institutions. This study discusses social media use among nurses; and aims at showing these advantages and ethical risks as well as contributing to literature in this field. In this context, a framework is tried to be drawn by reviewing international literature, policy and guiding documents and a basis is tried to be set for following studies in Turkey. 3. Fotoğraf ve videoların paylaşılması ve yorumlanması sürecini büyük ölçüde basitleştiren Youtube, Flickr ve Vimeo gibi video ve fotoğraf paylaşım siteleri;
doi:10.5505/tjob.2014.86580 fatcat:pfhbqgfhebg3jpjz2zejzwsl7q