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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Lab Tests Online Australia
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Lab Tests Online Australia
Web address:http://www.labtestsonline.org.au/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct434434
Date of initial review: 31 Jan 2008
Validity of certificate19 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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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.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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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
The members of the editorial group together with their qualifications are presented.
Lab Tests Online-AU editorial group: The editorial group is responsible for editorial content on this site. All pages are reviewed by a member of the team, each of whom works with other professional colleagues and various information sources to verify that the information is accurate and current. New pages are prepared by invitation from expert authors and subject to verification and editorial scrutiny by a member of the team.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Lab Tests Online-AU has been designed to help you, the patient, to better understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases. Our features page describes what you can find on the site, and how it can benefit you.
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Audience: General Public
 
Lab Tests Online-AU has been designed to help you, the patient,
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Purpose of the website
Please note that information provided through this free service is not intended to be medical advice and should not be used as such.
It is important that you communicate with your doctor so that together you can use all the pertinent available information including age, ethnicity, health history, signs and symptoms, laboratory and other procedures (radiology, endoscopy, etc.), to determine the state of your health. The information provided through this Service is not intended to substitute for such consultations with your doctor nor medical advice specific to your health condition.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy
  (19 Jul 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
The editorial group is responsible for editorial content on this site.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Sources for articles on testing tips
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All articles display the date of last modification.
 
This article was last reviewed on July 16, 2009. | This article was last modified on July 7, 2011.
  (19 Jul 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact details and a contact form provided.
Contacts
  (19 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The sponsors of the program are enumerated at the US Lab Tests Online.
Sponsors of the Lab Tests Online-US site who provide funding for that site, provided advice and assistance in promoting Lab Tests Online. They were not involved in the editorial development of the site.
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8. Advertising policy
Lab Tests Online-AU: There is no advertising on the site.
  (19 Jul 2011) - Link

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