Certificate of compliance

Surface Hippy Website about hip resurfacing

is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until Apr 2021

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Date of initial review:

19 Jan 2020

Certificate validity:

valid until Apr 2021

Date of last visit:

03 Apr 2020

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Patricia Walter is the owner and webmaster of the Surface Hippy Website

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Surface Hippy® presents information about hip resurfacing. It does not provide medical advice. It is designed to support, not to replace, the relationship between patient and clinician.

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Privacy - Surface Hippy® does not share email addresses or personal information with any group or organization.
All information posted here is public and available for all visitors to read.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Dr. Brooks of the Cleveland Clinic explains what a hip resurfacing is compared to a total hip replacement.

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What is Hip Resurfacing?
Posted on January 3, 2020

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What Precautions Should I Take Before Surgery?

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Revenue for this site is derived from commercial advertising and individual donations.

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Surface Hippy® is not controlled or influenced by any medical companies, doctors or hospitals.

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Advertisements are distinguished by the word "advertisements"

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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