Certificate of compliance

DermNet NZ

is in compliance with the HONcode

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19 Years

Certificate validity 04 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

01 Aug 1996

Certificate validity

04 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

Date of last visit:

04 Aug 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.

Editorial policy
DermNet NZ aims:
To provide authoritative information about the skin:
All content reviewed by dermatologists
Information written by dermatologists, dermatology trainees and professional medical writers, unless otherwise specified
Dates of authorship and updates recorded
To be readily accessible and easy to navigate:
Format read by majority of currently used browsers
Low resolution graphics to enhance download
Uniform formatting throughout site
Minimise internal and external link errors and other miscoding
Plain English to ...

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The information provided herein is not intended to represent medical advice to any person on any specific matter and should not substitute any advice or treatment from a medical practitioner. You must consult your physician or a specialist dermatologist in the first instance.

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Privacy policy
Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors, including their identity, is respected by DermNet NZ. DermNet NZ undertakes to honour or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in New Zealand.
Our web site is using cookies, as we are using Google Analytics to analyse the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go here,  

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

Zaba R, Schwartz R, Jarmuda S, Czarnecka-Operacz M, Silny W. Acne fulminans: explosive systemic form of acne. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2011 May;25(5):501-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2010.03855.x. Epub 2010 Oct 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 21029206.
Lages RB, Bona SH, Silva FV, Gomes AK, Campelo V. Acne fulminans successfully treated with prednisone and dapsone. An Bras Dermatol. 2012 Jul-Aug;87(4):612-4. PubMed PMID: 22892777.

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Last modified 27 Apr 2014

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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DermNet NZ is funded by donations, advertising, non-directed sponsorship and image licensing.
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Sponsors and advertisers do not influence DermNet NZ's content.

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Advertising is clearly separated from the editorial content and identified as such.

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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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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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