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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.
The Information and recommendations contained in and provided by this web site or its partners, employees, users or affiliates, whether a paid product/service or otherwise ("Information"), including any direct coaching or consulting services, are provided for general informational purposes only. It is not intended as, and should not be relied upon as, medical advice.
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We have two sources of funding:
Advertisers – We charge potential advertisers a small fee to promote their products or services in various places throughout site. Each ad is clearly marked with the word “Advertisement” directly above the ad.
Surgeon Directory – We also connect potential patients with surgeons through our Surgeon Directory, for which we collect a small fee from the surgeons.
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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.
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