AffiliationDepartment of Palliative Medicine, Marymount Hospice and Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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CitationThe landscape of blogging in palliative care. 2012, 26 (6):858-9 Palliat Med
AbstractWe present the case of a 30-year-old patient with pontine glioblastoma multiforme, World Health Organisation grade IV (WHO IV). This case is of particular interest in terms of the patient's use of social media as a medium of expression. This popular form of communication raises important clinical, ethical and social issues relating to confidentiality and the nature of the physician-patient relationship in a unique context.