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EMCrit Blog and Podcast

is in compliance with the HONcode

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2 Years

Certificate validity 02 May 2012 - May 2014

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct927643

Date of initial review:

26 Jul 2009

Certificate validity

02 May 2012 - May 2014

Date of last visit:

16 May 2012
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Content identified by the HONcode team

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.

Hi my name is Scott Weingart. Any posts listed as authored by EMCrit are by me. I am an ED Intensivist from New York City. I hold the degree of MD (Medical Doctor). I went to medical school and did my emergency medicine residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then did a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the Shock Trauma Center.
 

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Our blog is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. ... Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.

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The information on the website is not meant to replace the advice of a health professional; it is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician.
 

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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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Any information collected by our website, such as an email address, will never be passed on to any third party, unless required by law. We hate spam, we will never contribute to the spam epidemic.
 

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We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

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Link to source and the author is an health professional.

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Here is the Handout
 

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We invite you to provide resources (references, links, …) on health/medical claims when possible and relevant.

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All posts and comments are automatically dated.
 

1 MAY 2012
 

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Internet users commenting on my blog must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

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A contact form is provided.

Contact
 

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This site is funded by me. We take no money from companies or advertisers.
 

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Moderators are volunteers.

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Our Website does not host any form of advertisement. If this ever changes, we will let you know here.
 

Collaborative platforms:

Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment without permission.

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