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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
EB Medicine
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:EB Medicine
Web address:http://www.ebmedicine.net/index.php
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct795591
Date of initial review: 03 Apr 2012
Validity of certificate18 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
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.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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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
Names and qualifications of the members of the Editorial Boards are provided.
Physicians On The Front Lines Of Emergency Care
Our editorial board members, authors, and peer reviewers are front-line physicians facing the challenges of the medical community every day. They offer real world advice -- based in the literature and designed for applicability in practice.
Who's Behind EB Medicine?
A distinguished group of practicing and academic emergency physicians from around the globe.
View the Emergency Medicine Practice Editorial Board.
View the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice Editorial Board.
View the EM Practice Guidelines Updat...
  (03 Apr 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Our mission is to provide thoroughly researched, unbiased, peer-reviewed continuing education that helps clinicians improve patient care.


  (03 Apr 2012) - Link

Audience:
... for clinicians ...
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Purpose of the website
Statement of Complementarity
EB Medicine's publications are intended as a general guide and are intended to supplement, rather than substitute, professional judgment. The publications cover a highly technical and complex subject and should not be used for making specific medical decisions. The materials contained herein are not intended to establish policy, procedure, or standard of care.


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3. Confidentiality
Your Privacy Is Important To Us
At EB Medicine, we respect and protect the privacy of our customers and those who use our website. The following Privacy Statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used. This privacy statement applies to the EB Medicine website, products, and services that are located in but not limited to the ebmedicine.net domain.
  (03 Apr 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
The names of the authors are provided. HTML links and bibliographic references are provided if necessary.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
A broad-based search was employed using the Cochrane database of systematic reviews and PubMed. Key terms for the search included ventilators, ventilator management, mechanical ventilation, positive pressure ventilation, invasive positive pressure ventilation, noninvasive positive pressure ventilation, PEEP, auto-PEEP, emergency department, emergency room, respiratory failure, asthma, COPD, emphysema, CHF, congestive heart failure, and pulmonary edema. Articles were then categorized into type of study (e.g., prospective, randomized), consensus opinion, or review article. Priority was given to...  (03 Apr 2012) - Link

The date of publication is listed at the top of the page for all articles
 
Last Modified: 04/03/2012
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5. Justification of claims
<< Ventilator Management: Maximizing Outcomes In Caring For Asthma, COPD, And Pulmonary Edema
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6. User support and adequation
Phones, emails and a contact form are provided.
Contact us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Source of Funding
(...) All revenues are solely subscription based. Authors are required to submit any potential conflicts of interest prior to their participation in the activity, and all conflicts must be resolved prior to their participation in the activity.
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8. Advertising policy
EB Medicine does not accept commercial support or advertising.
  (03 Apr 2012) - Link

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