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CJEM Debate Series: #SocialMedia – Social media has created emergency medicine celebrities who now influence practice more than published evidence

  • Peter Cameron (a1), Simon Carley (a2), Scott Weingart (a3) and Paul Atkinson (a4)
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* Correspondence to: Dr. Paul Atkinson, Emergency Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital, 400 University Ave., Saint John, NB E2L 4L4; Email: paul.atkinson@dal.ca
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