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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Genetics Home Reference
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Genetics Home Reference
Web address:http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct891718
Date of initial review: 11 Jan 2007
Validity of certificate01 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Date of last visit10 Jan 2014

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
Expert Reviewers http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ExpertReviewers
Expert Reviewers
  (01 Oct 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.
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Audience:
Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.
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Purpose of the website
The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
# Alikhan A, Lynch PJ, Eisen DB. Hidradenitis suppurativa: a comprehensive review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Apr;60(4):539-61; quiz 562-3. Review. PubMed citationThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.
# Buimer MG, Wobbes T, Klinkenbijl JH. Hidradenitis suppurativa. Br J Surg. 2009 Apr;96(4):350-60. Review. PubMed citationThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.
# Canoui-Poitrine F, Revuz JE, Wolkenstein P, Viallette C, Gabison G, Pouget F, Poli F, Faye O, Bastuji-Garin S. Clinical characteristics of a series of 302 French patients with hidraden...
  (01 Oct 2013) - Link

Published: September 23, 2013
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Genetics Home Reference is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.
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8. Advertising policy
There is no advertising on this site, nor does Genetics Home Reference endorse any company or product.
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