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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Virtual Anesthesia Machine (VAM)
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Virtual Anesthesia Machine (VAM)
Web address:http://vam.anest.ufl.edu/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct255387
Date of initial review: 08 Apr 2003
Validity of certificate12 Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Date of last visit10 May 2012
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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
Project Director: Sem Lampotang, Ph.D., Simulation Engineer: David Lizdas, BSME
Clinical Advisers: Nikolaus Gravenstein, MD, UF College of Medicine Faculty and Members of the International VAM Network
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Our mission is to continue building on the foundation and goodwill we have laid to promote sustainable collaboration between industry, foundations, funding agencies, governmental bodies and educators to enhance healthcare, learning and patient safety worldwide.
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Audience:
patient
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Purpose of the website
None of the anaesthesia information on this website should be considered a substitute to medical consultation.
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3. Confidentiality
Corporate Support
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
All the projects are created by the project team
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Project Director: Sem Lampotang, Ph.D., Simulation Engineer: David Lizdas, BSME
Clinical Advisers: Nikolaus Gravenstein, MD, UF College of Medicine Faculty and Members of the International VAM Network


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Website Updated 04/23/12
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact the Webmaster
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Free access to the VAM web site is made possible by corporate sponsorship and donations that fund the wages of the VAM team that, in turn, provides web simulations free of charge to the global anesthesia community. Industry sponsorship helps sustain the VAM experiment in sustainable philanthropic education. Please take the time to express your appreciation, if the opportunity presents itself, to our current sponsors:
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8. Advertising policy
In accordance with University of Florida policy, there is no advertising on this site.


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