Certificate of compliance

Nephron Information Center

is in compliance with the HONcode

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15 Years

Certificate validity 21 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014

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Date of initial review:

05 Nov 1996

Certificate validity

21 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014

Date of last visit:

21 Mar 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.

Stephen Z. Fadem, M.D., FASN

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

This information does not constitute medical advice, and is for information and education purposes only. We cannot answer questions nor give any advice through e-mail. Please consult your physician for specific treatment recommendations. The information obtained through this service, and the information which you receive through the Internet is only for general guideline purposes, and is not an ultimate source of information, nor something which you should rely on as a sole source for your medical care. All medical and therapeutic decisions must come from your health care provider. The author... 

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

Privacy: This site has been designed so that you never have to reveal your identity to use its resources. In registering with various services, such as Nephroquest, which is a public forum, we urge you that these resources are not intended to be confidential, and that we urge you to use discretion when supplying sensitive or confidential information about your health.
The information about users of this site through our Guest Book is intended solely for the use of The Nephron Information Center in an desire to tailor its efforts to be in line with public demand. This information is n...

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

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

Special thanks to Dale Ester, himself a truly remarkable person, for his assistance. Please see Dale's tribule to Peter Lundin. Also, see Richard Berge'sTribute to Peter Lundin
Stephen Z. Fadem, M.D., FACP

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

Page coding updated March 18 2012.

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact the webmaster: (email)

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

This website was founded and is maintained by Stephen Z. Fadem, MD, FACP, FASN. The site is intended as a public service (See mission statement). It is not linked to the manufacturing of any dialysis products, but its founder does participate in clinical research trials and is the medical director of several dialysis facilities. Dr. Fadem is an owner of Touchcalc, Inc which produces online, medical calculators.

(21 Mar 2012) - Link

Medical ads, when present will list only the company name, and not the product. All commercial resources that contribute content are encouraged to use only the generic name of their product

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 HONcode's significance

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.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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