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HONcode status The health Website
Science-Based Pharmacy
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Science-Based Pharmacy
Web address:http://sciencebasedpharmacy.wordpress.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct612785
Date of initial review: 22 Mar 2009
Validity of certificate11 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.

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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
Contributors
Scott Gavura: Founder and editor. Scottís bio.
Avicenna: Pseudonym of a Canadian pharmacist. Avicennaís bio. Avicennaís personal blog.
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For the collaborative platform:

Comments are welcomed at Science-Based Pharmacy and will be moderated by the editor, below.

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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Itís hoped that SBP will grow to represent the collaborative work of like-minded health professionals, passionate about pharmacy practice and determined to fight quackery and pseudoscience, while promoting critical thinking and ethical patient care.
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Audience:
This blog is intended for pharmacists, other health professionals, and health consumers.
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Purpose of the website
While contributors may be health professionals, no individual or personal health advice is offered, implied, or inferred.

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For the collaborative platform:

All users of this website will be considered non-medical professionals unless you choose to disclose otherwise. Health professionals that give medical advice are expected to note their status as a medical professional.

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3. Confidentiality
Privacy
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For the collaborative platform:

The internet is not private. Do not provide, post or email any personal health information of any kind. While the authors will not intentionally divulge any personal health information, heed the request above and do not provide any. Any clinical scenarios described will be modified to eliminate any identifying characteristics. However, be advised that any email to the Author may be posted in its entirety, and/or discussed in a subsequent article.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
References
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For the collaborative platform:

Comments that cite evidence should either provide a citation or link directly to the reference. Personal experience should be noted as such (though personal anecdotes are discouraged on this site).

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Updated: 17 July 2009
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For the collaborative platform:
All posts are referenced

July 10, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

For the collaborative platform:

Only information which is true and correct to your knowledge should be posted. Commenters and comments are expected to be honest and respectful. Please focus on the science.
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6. User support and adequation
Email address provided
Contact
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Financial disclosure
There is no financial support for the Author. Any advertising that may be affiliated with this site is that of the host. The Author has no direct financial interest in any product or service mentioned. However, Authors or Authorís colleagues may be health professionals or pharmacists, who may work in settings (e.g., pharmacies) where products or services mentioned may be sold. There is no intent by the Author to derive revenue from this website, either directly or indirectly.
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8. Advertising policy
For the collaborative platform:

Please state any potential or actual conflicts of interest when commenting.

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For the collaborative platform:

Please state any potential or actual conflicts of interest when commenting.
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Any advertising that may be affiliated with this site is that of the host.
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