Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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2 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Sep 2019

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

21 Sep 2016

Certificate validity:

valid until Sep 2019

Date of last visit:

10 Sep 2018
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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.

Both John H. Shim and Jason S. Mazza serve as a principal reviewer and editor for the entire Spineopedia.com website.

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Collaborative platforms:

Our review discussion website is moderated on a weekly basis.
The moderators and administrators are medical professionals, and are volunteers.

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The information provided on this website does not provide or should be considered medical advice. It is not a substitute for diagnosis or treatment of any condition. The information provided is for informational purposes only. You should not rely solely on the information provided on this website in making a decision to pursue a specific treatment or advice. You should consult directly with a professional healthcare provider.

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Collaborative platforms:

The platform users are not regarded as health professionals. If otherwise, it must be stated. If a health professional gives medical information as a platform user, his status as a medical professional must be identified.

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Privacy Policy

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We remind you that any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all. You do not have the possibility to erase or edit your own comments. See our complete Privacy Policy on this page: www.spineopedia.com/privacy-policy/.

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

Rihn JA, Kurd M, Hilibrand AS, Lurie J, Zhao W, Albert T, Weinstein J

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Collaborative platforms:

By using our review discussion website, you agree to post information that is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is of your personal experience.

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The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume | 95 (1) | January 2013

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Collaborative platforms:

September 1984

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This principle is not applicable to this site 


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Spineopedia.com is completely self-funded. No outside funds are accepted or used.

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This website does not utilize paid advertising as a source of revenue.

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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The HONcode's significance

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.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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