Certificate of compliance

EdREN - website of the Renal Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

is in compliance with the HONcode

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15 Years

Certificate validity: 30 Nov 2016 - Nov 2017

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Date of initial review:

06 Jun 2001

Certificate validity:

30 Nov 2016 - Nov 2017

Date of last visit:

30 Nov 2016
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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.


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Can you answer a question about me?
This site cannot be a substitute for expert medical advice. We regret that we cannot answer questions about your personal kidney disease or those of your friends or relatives. It isn't usually safe to do that remotely without full info.

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Confidentiality and privacy policy

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

Further information
Blood pressure targets in renal disease. Explaining the targets that we set and why, from the EdREN Handbook.
Management of chronic renal impairment Principles of management are described in this document from the EdRenINFO pages.
EdRenINFO contains information about kidney diseases for patients, doctors and all medical staff. The EdRenHANDBOOK contains information aimed primarily at hospital doctors about immediate management of renal problems.

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This site was last modified on 29/11/2016 at 18:56.
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This principle is not applicable to this site 


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Funding is from an NHS endowment fund and occassional donations. Pages are written in the generously donated time of our staff. It isn't an official publication of the NHS, or of the University of Edinburgh.

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funders exert no control over content or editorial policy

Our website does not host any form of advertistment.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

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