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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
The Center for Peripheral Neuropathy
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:The Center for Peripheral Neuropathy
Web address:http://peripheralneuropathycenter.uchicago.edu/
Mirror address(es):http://millercenter.uchicago.edu/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct941986
Date of initial review: 30 Jun 2003
Validity of certificate12 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit15 Aug 2011
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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.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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
Additionally: http://peripheralneuropathycenter.uchicago.edu/learnaboutpn/sources/index.shtml
Editorial Board
* Raymond Roos, M.D.
* Brian Popko, Ph.D.
* Kourosh Rezania, M.D.
* Carolyn Barth, Health Writer
All medical and scientific information contained on the site has been reviewed by a member of the Editorial Board who is also a member of the faculty of the Department of Neurology at the University of Chicago. The Editorial Board, along with a comprehensive list of resources used in creating this site, can be found on the Sources page.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The Center has three interrelated missions: educating the public and healthcare professionals, providing state-of-the-art treatment for patients with peripheral neuropathy, and identifying causes and cures through basic and clinical research.
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Audience:
Public and healthcare professionals.
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Purpose of the website
The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care.
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3. Confidentiality
Website Privacy Statement
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Sources & Editorial Board
A number of resources were reviewed and consulted in the creation of this site. Please refer to our list below for more information.
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This page was last modified on 10.14.10 at 8:41 AM
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
A postal address and a phone are provided. A link to the Webmaster's email address is also clearly displayed at the bottom of every page of the website.
Contact Us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This web site is funded and maintained by the Center for Peripheral Neuropathy at the University of Chicago. The Center is a part of the Department of Neurology in the Biological Sciences Division of the University of Chicago.
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8. Advertising policy
The site does not host or receive funding from advertising.
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