Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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12 Years

Certificate validity 17 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

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Date of initial review:

24 Apr 2003

Certificate validity

17 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

Date of last visit:

12 Sep 2015
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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.

eMedicineHealth Medical Writers and Editors
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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Van Gelder IC, et al. (2010). Lenient versus strict rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation. New England Journal of Medicine, 362(15): 1363–1373.
Other Works Consulted
Calkins H, et al. (2012). 2012 HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm, 9(4): 632–696.e21.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/26/2015

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eMedicineHealth.com - Owned and Operated by WebMD and part of the WebMD Network.

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In addition to creating and providing their own content for presentation to you on our site (labeled as "From Our Sponsor", "Sponsored By", "Promoted by" or "By (Sponsor's Name)"), third parties also provide funding directly to WebMD without having any control over the content. This content may appear in areas of our site that are dedicated to specific conditions or lifestyle activities, may be included in areas of general interest, or appear on our social media channels. WebMD has a staff of over 100 writers, artists, cinema...

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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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