Certificate of compliance

Transverse Myelitis Association

is in compliance with the HONcode

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15 Years

Certificate validity: 16 Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

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Date of initial review:

22 May 2000

Certificate validity:

16 Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

Date of last visit:

06 Feb 2018
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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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The information contained in the TMA Websites is presented for the purpose of educating consumers on health and disease management topics. All information contained on the site, including information relating to medical and health conditions, products and treatments, is for information purposes only. Nothing contained in this Websites is intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis, treatment, prevention, first aid or emergency medical care.

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This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

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1. McKeon A, Fryer JP, Apiwattanakul, M, et al. Diagnosis of Neuromyelitis Spectrum Disorders: Comparative
Sensitivities and Specificities of Immunohistochemical and Immunoprecipitation Assays. Arch Neurol. 2009;
66(9): 1134-‐ 1138.
2. Waters et al. Serologic diagnosis of NMO: a multicenter comparison of aquaporin- 4-IgG assays. Neurology.
2012 Feb 28; 78(9):665-‐ 71; discussion 669. Epub 2012 Feb 1.
3. Mealy et al. Epidemiology of Neuromyelitis Optica in the United States: A Multicenter Analysis Epidemiology
of NMO. Arch Neurol. 2012 Jun 25:1-‐ 5. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2012.314. [Epub ahead of print]
4. Wingerchuk DM, Lennon VA, Pittock SJ, et al. Revised diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica. Neurology.
2006 May 23; 66(10):1485-‐ 9.
5. Wingerchuk DM. Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica. The Neurologist. 2007; 13(1):2-‐ 11.

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My Father-in-law has Acute TM since last 12 yrs
Postby soninlaw Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:28 pm

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potential side effects (including: insomnia, weight gain, and mood alterations)

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This site is funded entirely by TMA and no other organization, company, individual, or other entity or institution provides funds for this site and its maintenance.

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