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HONcode status The health Website
Renal Fellow Network
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Renal Fellow Network
Web address:http://www.renalfellow.blogspot.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct927199
Date of initial review: 17 Jun 2010
Validity of certificate03 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
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.

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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
A list of the contributors is placed on the right column of every page of the web site.
The current editor of the site is Dr. Conall O' Seaghdha and the deputy editor is Dr. Graham Abra, our contributors are a spread of Nephrology fellows and attendings from across the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Disclaimer
The Renal Fellow Network is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
A website written for renal fellows, by renal fellows, featuring a new nephrology related teaching point on a near-daily basis.
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Audience:
A website written for renal fellows.
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Purpose of the website
Disclaimer
Information provided here is for medical education only. It is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice. If you are a patient, please see your doctor for evaluation.
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Disclaimer
Comments posted on this Blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
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3. Confidentiality
Disclaimer
Any information collected by our website, such as email addresses, will never be passed on to any third party, unless required by law.
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Disclaimer
We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments. Internet users commenting on the Renal Fellow Network must behave with respect and honesty at all times.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Information is referenced and linked to scientific or official sources of health information.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
(...) A meta-analysis of six randomized controlled trials reported that GnRH treated women had a higher odds of return of spontaneous menstruation than those not treated (OR 3.46; 95% CI 1.13 10.57), but this did not translate into a significant difference in the rate of spontaneous pregnancy after chemotherapy. (...)
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Sources to health/medical claims must be provided when relevant.
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All posts are automatically dated.
 
Monday, August 1, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
Information is balanced and referenced.
FDA, Statin and Transplantation - A conundrum
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Internet users commenting of the Renal Fellow Network must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.
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6. User support and adequation
Emails of two editors are provided.
Interested in becoming a contributor to RFN? Contact xxx.
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Lastly, RFN is a non-profit educational resource maintained on a voluntary basis.


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Moderators are volunteers.
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8. Advertising policy
Disclaimer
No advertisements are accepted.
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Disclaimer
Do not post any commercial/advertising comment. Posts will be deleted if commercial or advertising comments are made.
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