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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
UWO Evidence Based Neurology
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:UWO Evidence Based Neurology
Web address:http://www.cnsuwo.ca/ebn/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct575588
Date of initial review: 09 Oct 2002
Validity of certificate17 Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Date of last visit17 Jan 2012
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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
Further information can be found in Curriculum page.
The clinical appraisal tools available on the University of Western Ontario Evidence-Based Neurology website are created by a neurology resident participating in the evidence-based teaching session. They are edited by a team of designated residents and attending neurologists from the University of Western Ontario prior to being made publicly available on the website.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The information included in The University of Western Ontario Evidence-Based Neurology website is designed to supplement and improve current information available to both health care professionals and their patients regarding current evidence in the practice of neurology.
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Audience:
The critical appraisal tools provided on this website are targeted to an audience with a working knowledge of both clinical neurosciences and medical statistics.
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Purpose of the website
information is provided for educational purposes only and is in no way intended to be used as a substitute for seeking and obtaining medical advice or treatment from a qualified physician.
Accordingly, visitors to this site should not rely in any way on the information contained here in respect of particular cases.
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3. Confidentiality
Confidentiality
No registration, or sign in, is required to visit this site. Confidentiality of data relating to individual visitors, including their identity, is respected by the authors.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
References:
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This page last updated on: July 10, 2010.
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Sponsorship
This web site is not sponsored by any commercial or non-commercial organizations. Critical appraisals provided on this site were generated as part of the 'Evidence Based Neurology' component of the curriculum of residents in the Neurology training program at the University of Western Ontario.
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8. Advertising policy
Policy on Advertising
The University of Western Ontario Evidence-Based Neurology website does not accept advertisement. There is no funding received from advertising content and no commercial content on this website.
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