CLINICIAN’S CAPSULE What is known about the topic?
Infographics are graphical illustrations of complex ideas that are broadly shared on social media platforms.
What did this study ask?
What is the effect of a social media strategy using infographics on the readership and dissemination of research articles?
What did this study find?
Infographic articles were associated with increased Altmetric scores and abstract views, but not full-text views.
Why does this study matter to clinicians?
The promotion of articles with infographics may increase awareness and dissemination of research findings among clinicians.