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Facebook is a social networking website that has had in increasing presence in health care.[1]

Facebook in Medicine

  1. On January 9, 2014, Facebook's role in medicine achieved a huge boost when the American Heart Association recommended that providers should switch out every 5 cycles of CPR to update Facebook status.[2][3]
  2. On July 7, 2014, local woman Katie Brunswick gave up Facebook and subsequently missed a post that would have cured her disease.[4]
  3. On July 18, 2015, Mark Wilkersten consulted his Bronies Facebook group for medical advice.[5]
  4. On January 8, 2016, a health care provider and a patient regretted becoming Facebook friends.[6]
  5. On February 25, 2016, Gomerblog released a much needed guide on how to use Facebook's new reactions and emojis.[7]
  6. On June 29, 2016, patient Alice Wilkinson was admitted after overdosing on Facebook.[8]
  7. On November 19, 2016, the Laws of the House of God received a 2016 update, and Facebook was mentioned in its updated eleventh law.[9]

Related Reading


  1. Spouse of Surgical Resident Charged with Polygamy (Gomerblog)
  2. New CPR Guidelines Recommend Switching Out Providers Every 5 Cycles to Update Facebook Status (Gomerblog)
  3. Updated 2015 ACLS Algorithm (Gomerblog)
  4. Local Woman Gives Up Facebook, Misses Post on Cure for Her Disease (Gomerblog)
  5. Medical Referral Placed to “Bronies” Facebook Group for Second Opinion (Gomerblog)
  6. Doctor and Patient Immediately Regret Becoming Facebook Friends (Gomerblog)
  7. How to Respond to Your Friends’ Medical Posts Using New Facebook Reactions (Gomerblog)
  8. Patient Admitted with Facebook Overdose (Gomerblog)
  9. 2016 Updated Laws of the House of God (Gomerblog)

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