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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
Web address:http://www.chkd.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct659255
Date of initial review: 11 Mar 2000
Validity of certificate15 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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.

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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
For each page of Health Library there is an author who is a health professional working in the hospital.
Judith Williams, MD
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
In leading the region in the provision of children’s healthcare services, CHKD will:
* Deliver excellence in quality and service as we continually measure and improve our outcomes;
* Evolve and enhance services in response to the needs of children and the advancement of science;
* Educate the next generation of leaders in children’s health;
* Be the healthcare employer of choice; and,
* Collaborate with others to attain our vision.

  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

to parents and others seeking information and education on matters relating to children's health and well being
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information included on this site is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. This site is intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered to replace a visit or consultation with, or advice from, your physician and/or health care provider.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
What personal information does CHKD collect?
You may use the CHKD site without providing any personal information; however, use of certain services on the site may require personal information. We indicate which form fields are required and which fields are optional where possible.
You may be asked to provide personal information such as name, address, e-mail address, and phone number, as well as demographic information about your family, if you choose to submit any of the online forms used, for example, when you:
* register for a class
* respond to surveys and...
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
According to the American Heart Association, heart problems that put children at risk for developing bacterial endocarditis include, but are not limited to, the following:
* mitral valve prolapse - an abnormality of the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart that causes backward flow of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium.
* prosthetic (artificial) heart valves
* a previous history of endocarditis (even in the absence of other heart disease)
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

Last reviewed on 12/31/2005
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5. Justification of claims
The infection can be treated in most cases with strong antibiotics given through an IV over the course of several weeks. However, heart damage may occur before the infection can be controlled.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Contact us by e-mail
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

Text Size: A A A
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Throughout the years, CHKD has relied upon this support from a generous community that is strongly committed to the health of its children. The King’s Daughters, founders of CHKD, lead the way among hundreds of friends providing volunteerism, advocacy and fund raising, including our ever-popular thrift stores in every corner of the region. http://www.chkd.org/About/Default.aspx
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters maintains this Web site ("site") as a community service and does not accept external funding for its maintenance.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
However, at present CHKD does not accept third party advertisements on its site.
  (15 Jul 2011) - Link

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