Patients contemplating undergoing rhinoplasty may use the internet to search for information. YouTube (http://www.YouTube.com) is the most widely used video platform on the internet and is increasingly used to disseminate health information by educational institutions, for-profit companies, and others. Individual users posting videos of their experience of health conditions or surgical procedures on video blogs, or vlogs, have become a popular and influential presence on the website. This study aims to objectively assess the quality and reliability of information on YouTube pertaining to rhinoplasty.
Oremule B, Patel A, Orekoya O, Advani R, Bondin D. Quality and Reliability of YouTube Videos as a Source of Patient Information on Rhinoplasty. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 03, 2019145(3):282–283. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3723
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