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Certificate validity 07 Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

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Date of initial review:

06 May 2015

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07 Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

Date of last visit:

08 Oct 2015
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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.

RenalMed is a website written and maintained by a group of senior nephrology (UK and non-UK based) health professionals.
The Editorial Team

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The information provided in this website is only a guideline. It should not be used as a basis for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Your patient may be different. The information relating to case details in 'Lesson of the Month' will have been changed from the original cases we encountered to protect the patient's anonymity

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We do not capture, collect or store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via e-mail. In this latter case, the personal information you give us is used exclusively by us to provide you with current and future information about our website. We do not pass any of your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals, except with your express consent. Personal information from email correspondence will only be viewed by the editorial team Link

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Last updated: Lesson of the Month - May 2015…
on 24 Apr 2015

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Renal Biopsy
Lisa Crowley, Kieron Donovan, Peter Topham - Review Date Jan 2016 (Senior Editor Pete Topham)
Since its introduction to clinical medicine in the 1950s, percutaneous renal biopsy has become a routine investigation in the evaluation of patients with kidney dysfunction. It provides a tissue diagnosis in more than 95% of cases, and is a relatively safe procedure with a life-threatening complication rate of less than 0.1%. However, the decision to proceed to biopsy should not be taken lightly and must be made by a consultant. It i...

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It is non-profit making and has benefited from an educational grant from the Association of Renal Industries (ARI).

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Our website does not host any form of advertisement.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

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