is in compliance with the HONcode
Certificate validity: valid until Sep 2021
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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.
The Information on the Site, including but not limited to newsletters, articles, opinions, and views, is provided for educational information purposes only. It is not designed or intended to constitute medical advice or to be used for diagnosis. Due to unique individual needs, you should consult your personal physician to determine the appropriateness of the Information for your specific situation and before making any decision regarding treatment or medication. Please consult with your physician before making any decision regarding treatment or medication. Online resources are not a substitute for the personalized judgment and care of a trained medical professional.
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3. Conflict of Interest Policy
All authors and reviewers of content for the AboutKidsHealth website are required to fill out and submit a conflict of interest form at the start of each project. Each author and reviewer is asked to fully disclose any financial or other interests they may have for any aspect of the submitted work and any relevant financial relationships outside of the submitted work.
If there is a declared conflict of interest the Chief Medical Editor will review it and decide if the project can move forward. If the Chief Medical Editor does not feel able to make a decision it will be escalated to the Editorial Advisory Board.
Conflict of interest forms are archived electronically with each project. Any external requests for this information will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis in collaboration with SickKids Communications and Public Affairs.
The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.
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.
However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.
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