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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Lymphovenous Canada
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Lymphovenous Canada
Web address:http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct812591
Date of initial review: 08 Jul 2001
Validity of certificate06 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit06 Jul 2011
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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
The web site is managed by C.J. McPherson with technical assistance provided by Nigel D. Allen and special assistance offered by Vithiyiharan Ganesh of PC Home Doctor. Proofreading assistance: Paul Weinberg.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The purpose of this site is to link people in Canada with dysfunctioning lymphatic systems with health care professionals and support groups in their communities and around the world. Through this site we will keep you informed of some of the latest developments in scientific research and treatment in this area.
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Audience:
The purpose of this site is to link people in Canada with dysfunctioning lymphatic systems with health care professionals and support groups in their communities and around the world. Through this site we will keep you informed of some of the latest developments in scientific research and treatment in this area.
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Purpose of the website
Please note that the information on this web site is presented for informational purposes only. Any mention of a product, form of therapy, or therapist does not constitute a recommendation. We are not able to answer personal questions related to medical conditions. For more information please review the links on this web site and consult your doctor.
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3. Confidentiality
Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors, including their identity, is respected by this Web site. The Web site owners undertake to honour federal and provincial medical/health information privacy considerations on the Lymphovenous Canada web site.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Management of secondary lymphedema related to breast cancer, Oren Cheifetz, MSc PT, Can Fam Physician Vol. 56, No. 12, December 2010, pp.1277 - 1284, The College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Combined decongestive therapy helpful in head and neck cancer-related lymphedema, Jan S. Lewin, Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, March 2010.
Conservative and dietary interventions for cancer-related lymphedema - a systematic review and meta-analysis , Margaret L. McNeely PhD1, Carolyn J. Peddle MSc3, Janice L. Yurick BScPT2, Ian S. Dayes MD4, John R. Mackey MD5, Article f...
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Last revised March 1, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
If you have any comments, you can contact us at
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Financial contributions are gratefully appreciated and go towards the costs of running this web site which highlights scientific research into lymphedema and other lymphatic disorders. If you want to support our work please contact us at:

Note: Special thanks to Select Socks for their donation towards our costs of running this website

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8. Advertising policy
advertising is not accepted to ensure editorial and research independence
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