TikTok and scientific information


  • Giuseppe Quintaliani Nefrologo. Master in comunicazione istituzionale della scienza - Italy
  • Maria Rinaldi Miliani Social Media Manager, Perugia - Italy https://orcid.org/0009-0009-7656-1203
  • Claudia Savignani Nefrologo SC Nefrologia e Dialisi Terni - Italy




Social media, TikTok, Health Information


We explore the utility of social media platforms as educational tools, providing a summary of how these sites are used by the public and demonstrating ways these findings may be applied for educational purposes.

Over half of the world’s population utilizes social media platforms. More recently, these platforms have increasingly been used for educational purposes. In the field of health, a large portion of the educational content is coming from users with no formal medical or dermatologic training.

In nephology field there are not tiktok account, it would be useful to have an institutional account to provide serious, correct and appropriate information before others spread incorrect information.


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How to Cite

Quintaliani, G., Rinaldi Miliani, M., & Savignani, C. (2023). TikTok and scientific information. Giornale Di Clinica Nefrologica E Dialisi, 35(1), 9–12. https://doi.org/10.33393/gcnd.2023.2563
Received 2023-01-18
Accepted 2023-02-27
Published 2023-03-23


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