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HONcode status The health Website
After the Injury: Helping parents help their kids recover
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:After the Injury: Helping parents help their kids recover
Web address:http://www.aftertheinjury.org/
Mirror address(es):http://stokes.chop.edu/programs/aftertheinjury/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct298152
Date of initial review: 20 Apr 2009
Validity of certificate12 Oct 2011 - Oct 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
This website was developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers and practitioners with expertise in pediatric injury, child health care, and traumatic stress. Primary authors of site content are Flaura Winston, MD, PhD, and Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD. Our team includes pediatricians, psychologists, trauma surgeons, trauma nurses, and others. Since 1996, this team at The Center for Injury Research and Prevention has been at the forefront of research about the effect of injury on children and their parents.
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2. Presentation of the site
We created this site so you can understand your child's reactions to injury and learn what you can do to help him or her respond in a healthy way.
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Audience: General public
...understand your child's reactions...
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Purpose of the website
Remember, your healthcare provider is the best source for information regarding your child’s injury. If you have specific questions or concerns about your child’s injury or treatment, please make sure to talk with your healthcare provider. If any information in this website is different from what your healthcare provider recommends, follow your healthcare provider’s advice.

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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policies
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
The information and guidance included in this website are based on a growing body of research about children and parents' reactions to pediatric injury and other medical events. Selected peer-reviewed research articles by our team and others are listed below.

Understanding Traumatic Stress and Child Injury
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Last Updated: October 10, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
We welcome your feedback about the "After the Injury" website. Please let us know what you found helpful and what else you’d like to see as part of this site. Send feedback, and any general comments or questions about this website to ..
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This website was made possible in part by Grant Number H34MC04365 from the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This website is also proudly supported by a grant from Verizon.
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8. Advertising policy
No hosting or funding from advertising has been received to develop this site.
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