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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association Of America (RSDSA)
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association Of America (RSDSA)
Web address:http://www.rsds.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct729062
Date of initial review: 27 Jul 1999
Validity of certificate13 Sep 2012 - Sep 2014
Date of last visit13 Sep 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.

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
Board of Directors

Scientific Advisory Committee

  (02 May 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
This site is meant to increase your knowledge and awareness of CRPS.
...
Mission

Our mission is to promote public and professional awareness of CRPS and to educate those afflicted with the syndrome, their families, friends, insurance and healthcare providers on the disabling pain it causes. We encourage individuals with CRPS to offer each other emotional support within affiliate groups. Finally, we are committed to raising funds for research into the cause and cure of CRPS.
  (02 May 2012) - Link

Audience:
to educate those afflicted with the syndrome, their families, friends, insurance and healthcare providers on the disabling pain it causes.

  (02 May 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
Because everyone is different, the information expressed herein cannot and should not be used to diagnose or treat individual health problems. A health care professional can best guide you.
  (02 May 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Google Analytics
Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the
website and improve our content. No personal information is collect from Google
Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google
Analytics, please go here,
http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
  (13 Sep 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
1. Loeser JD. Ed. Bonica's the management of pain. 3rd Ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins; 2001:388-411.

2. Plewes LW. Sudek's Atrophy in the Hands. J Bone Joint Surg. 1956;38:195-203.
  (02 May 2012) - Link

Updated April 9, 2012
  (02 May 2012) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
RSDSA
P.O. Box 502
Milford, CT 06460

Tel: 203.877.3790
Toll Free: 877.662.7737
Fax: 203.882.8362
E-mail:
  (02 May 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Funding

Contributions, member dues, program fees, special events, and grant support from pharmaceutical and other companies, and private and corporate foundations.
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RSDSA thanks its Corporate Members
  (02 May 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
RSDSA does not accept advertising for this website.
  (02 May 2012) - Link

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