Certificate of compliance

The National Organization of Vascular Anomalies

is in compliance with the HONcode

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9 Years

Certificate validity 08 Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct968594

Date of initial review:

05 Jul 2006

Certificate validity

08 Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

Date of last visit:

08 Jul 2015
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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.


The Board of Directors of NOVA is comprised of parents of children who have had a vascular anomaly.
The Board of Directors work with our medical and scientific advisors to provide information and assistance
to individuals in the manamgnet of vascular anomlaies.
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The NOVA Message Blog and NOVA Message Forums are administered by the NOVA Board of Directors and are moderated by Karla Hall, Executive Director of NOVA. All users must register with a valid user name and email address. User Names do not have to be real names. Users may elect to keep email and identity private from other users. Comments on the Blog will be approved by the moderator and then allowed to be posted. The moderator views daily. Questions posted on the blog or the forums of a medical nature will be forwarded to the NOVA Medical Director or NOVA Medical Advisors. Replies will includ...

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

NOVA PROVIDES THIS INFORMATION TO FAMILIES AS A RESOURCE. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO ENGAGE IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE OR TO REPLACE THE PHYSICIAN.
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

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The blog and forums are not intended to be used as a replacement for professional medical information and advice. NOVA encourages all users to seek the medical advice from a physician experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular anomalies.

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

NOVA Privacy Policy
NOVA adheres to a strict policy of confidentiality. NOVA will not release identifiable medical information to anyone other then the patient or parent/legal guardian of a minor child without expressed written consent. Photographs will not be used in any print media for any reason without prior written consent. Personally identifiable information is stored in a secure manner. NOVA may create and distribute de-identified information by removing all references to individually identifiable information. We may do this in one of the following but not limited to ways: NOVA may...
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

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Users may elect to keep email and identity private from other users. Users may delete or modify their own postings/comments at any time.

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

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References:
Mulliken, Glowacki J (1982) Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations in infants and children. A classification based on endothelial characteristic. Plast Reconstr. Surg 69:412-422
Haggstrom, Drolet, Baselga, Chamlin, Garzon, Horii, Lucky, Mancini, Metry, Newell, Nopper, Frieden, Prospectiv Study of infantile hemagniomas:dermgraphic, prenatal and perinatal characteristics. J Pediatric. 2007 Mar;150(3):2911-4
Frieden, Enjolras, Esterly, Vascular Birthmarks and Other Abnormalities of Blood Vessels and Lymphatics, Chapter 20pp 834-862,
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

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When posting information that is not based on personal experience, please provide references/citations. (journal sources, web sites or other sources of information)

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

Revised 4/5/2014
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Collaborative platforms:

Users to the Blog and Forms must to the best of their ability post true and accurate information.

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To Contact NOVA please email us at
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

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To Contact NOVA please email us at

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

Advertising and Financial Support
This web site is operated and maintained by the National Organization of Vascular Anomalies Board of Directors. NOVA is funded by contributions from individuals and private business.
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The NOVA Message Blog and NOVA Message Forums are administered by the NOVA Board of Directors and are moderated by Karla Hall, Executive Director of NOVA. There are no conflicts of interest to report for our moderator.

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

NOVA does not host or receive funding from advertisers.
 

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

All postings containing links, banners, information about products and services will be reviewed by the moderator for accuracy and content. Only products or services related to health and vascular anomalies will be allowed.

(08 Jul 2015) - Link

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