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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:HyperbaricLink
Web address:http://www.hyperbariclink.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct458659
Date of initial review: 22 Jul 2011
Validity of certificate23 Aug 2011 - Aug 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.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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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
Last Updated: 08 Nov 2010 12:00 AM
Created: 13 Jun 2009 12:00 AM
Written by: HyperbaricLink

"HyperbaricLink" above links to: http://www.hyperbariclink.com/About/leadership.aspx
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Comments posted on this blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient and their existing physician. Posts and comments on this blog should not be regarded as having been made by medical professionals unless the author is specifically identified as such.

We value civil discourse. Those posting comments must behave with respect and honesty at all times.
(19 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The primary purpose of our website and O2.0 ó the HyperbaricLink blog ó is to serve healthcare consumers and referring physicians as an information resource about hyperbaric oxygen therapy, including:
The HBOT treatment process and physiology
Hyperbaric chambers and equipment
Diseases and conditions
Indications for use and biologic plausibility
Summary of the state of evidence and links to research and clinical trials
Curated links to other helpful web resources
Treatment centers that provide HBOT
Physicians and clinicia...
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

serve healthcare consumers and referring physicians
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
This website is offered as an informational resource only and is not intended to provide medical advice. Medical advice can only be offered by a licensed physician after a full patient evaluation. Consult your doctor before undertaking any medical treatment. The information we provide on http://www.hyperbariclink.com is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between patient and physician.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
For the collaborative platform:

Everyone can read and use comments posted to this blog.

Users must have a login recognized by Blogger to make comments.

Users may delete their own comments.
(19 Aug 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society, Indications, Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
Necrotizing soft tissue infection, MedlinePlus, US National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We encourage users to provide resources (citations or links) on health or medical claims when possible and relevant.
(19 Aug 2011) - Link

Page Data
Updated: 08 Nov 2010 12:00 AM
Created: 13 Jun 2009 12:00 AM
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
For the collaborative platform:

Users may only post information which they believe to be true and correct to the best of their knowledge.
(19 Aug 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation

(617) 383-7159 voice
(617) 307-9032 fax
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources

We charge some treatment centers and vendors a fee to post more detailed information in premium listings. More detailed listings should not be understood to claim a treatment center or supplier is superior to its competitors but only that they have paid us and put in the extra effort to supply the information. We donít derive any income from advertising because we donít devote any space to it.

Some of our pages display sponsored links from the Google Adsense program. We do not control which links appear, nor do we have any relationship with the organizations asso...
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Comments are moderated occasionally and posteriorly by the HyperbaricLink professional staff.
(19 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
We donít derive any income from advertising because we donít devote any space to it.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

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