Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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11 Years

Certificate validity: 11 Oct 2016 - Oct 2017

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Date of initial review:

06 Oct 2005

Certificate validity:

11 Oct 2016 - Oct 2017

Date of last visit:

11 Oct 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.

This website is authorised by Professor David Currow, Palliative & Supportive Services, at Flinders University. Editorial control is exercised by the Knowledge Network Management Group, details of which can be found in the "About Us" page or by clicking on the link.

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In addition, the Information is necessarily of a general nature, and health professionals should use their best clinical judgement in the way in which it is used. Individuals should seek professional medical care and advice as required.

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

Palliative Care Victoria provides further information on specific symptoms and symptom management that may be of help. They also have leaflets on the following topics:
Pain and pain management (1.39MB pdf)
Nausea and vomiting (1.39MB pdf)
Anorexia in advanced illness (loss of appetite) (1.39MB pdf)
Confusion and terminal restlessness. (1.39MB pdf)
The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services has a number of Fact sheets for patients, carers and families on their palliative care pages
The Canadian Virtual Hospice has developed a simple Symptom Diary (31kb pdf) that can be used to record symptoms and actions taken.
The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides a comprehensive overview of many symptoms that people may experience and tips for managing them
MacMillan Cancer Support (UK) has information on Symptom Control
The NHS inform (UK) website has information on Symptom Control.

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Last updated 26 April 2016

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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We are also proudly linked to healthdirect an Australian Government initiative. Funded by the Department of Health, healthdirect aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

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On the CareSearch website, we may provide links to a number of other websites. The inclusion of these links does not mean that they or their information, products, or services are endorsed or recommended by us. We do not exercise any control over the content on these websites, and you are subject to that website's privacy policy when you leave our website. We do not endorse, and will not be liable for the content or use of adapted products that are incorporated on other websites. We are not responsible for the use of a link where a commercial charge applies. Individual users are responsible for any charges that their use may incur. [...]

We do not accept paid advertising.

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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 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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