Healthpages.wiki:General disclaimer

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Healthpages.Wiki is not a professional health care provider, nor is it a suitable replacement for a licensed healthcare provider.

Healthpages.Wiki is intended to be a discovery tool, not a tool for any form of healthcare delivery.


Healthpages.Wiki encourages you to contact us if you have identified any potential issues with our content so that we may resolve the issue.

Below is our statement regarding liability, limitations, warranty, validity, guarantee, negligence, responsibility, damages, product liability, errors, omissions, indemnification, legal action, and contract (or lack thereof of any of the above).

Healthpages.Wiki provides linked health services information on hundreds of topics crowdsourced from industry, government agencies and our contributors. Healthpages.wiki is a collaborative effort to help patients, healthcare professionals, researchers, organisations and businesses discover health resources and information more efficiently. Healthpages.wiki features health news, social-media conversations, analytics, publications, events and comprehensive in-depth directory of health services (Including HealthCare professionals, Organisations, Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacy Services, Pathology Services, Radiology Services and range of Health Topics including Medical Conditions, Interventions and more).

Healthpages.Wiki is a health resource focused on peer reviewed science as it pertains to medicine, and does not encourage, solicit, or endorse editorial comments or advocacy regarding age, caste, color, genetics, employment or social economic status, physical or mental disability, language, nationality, national origin, religious and/or moral beliefs, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, othering, or political or social affiliations, positions or orientation. At the sole discretion of its Board of Editors, Healthpages.Wiki reserves the right to edit or remove content that encourages or might be construed to express editorial opinions regarding the aforesaid matters.


In entering Healthpages.Wiki, you agree to hold the website free of responsibility and/or liability for potential damages or injury to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence, copyright infringement or otherwise from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material herein.

The views expressed in the articles are those of the individuals who contributed the materials and do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial staff or the founding organization. Inclusion of materials in articles does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement of the organization of the quality or the value of the product or the claim made by the author or any manufacturer. Statements contained herein are those of the person who posted the material.

The website is a free service to the healthcare community. All articles on this server are made public by the author(s) who created the articles. The articles are public domain and may be downloaded and used freely for personal, research, scientific, and / or information purposes so long as you credit Healthpages.Wiki as the source of the material.


1. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES: 

The Editors and their agents, and the contributors to the website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. The Editors and their agents, and the contributors to the website do not endorse and are not responsible for any data, software or other content available from such sites or resources and you acknowledge and agree that they shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss relating to your use of or reliance on such data, software or other content.


2. WARRANTY LIMITATIONS: 

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2.2. The use of information on the website is at your own risk.

2.3. Access to the website may be interrupted at any time for any reason to any individual(s) and may not be error free.

2.4. Neither the website, nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the website or the materials contained therein, shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your use or inability to use the website. You understand and agree that any material or data obtained through use of the website is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any resulting damage to your computer system or loss of data.


3. DISCLAIMER: 

In view of the possibility of human error by the authors, editors, or publishers of the works contained in the website, neither the website, nor any other party involved in the preparation of this work, warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources. Patients and consumers reading articles posted on the website should review the information carefully with their professional healthcare provider. The information is not intended to replace medical advice offered by physicians. The website makes no representations or warranties with respect to any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the website. The website is not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising there from.


4. NOTICE: 

The Editors and their agents, and the contributors to the website are not responsible for errors or omissions or for any consequences from application of the information herein and make no warranty, expressed or implied, with respect to the currency, completeness, or accuracy of the contents of the publication or any of the Services. Application of this information in a particular situation remains the professional responsibility of the practitioner.

Some information on drugs and medical devices presented in this website may be investigational and/or approved for limited use. It is the responsibility of health care providers to ascertain the status of each drug or device planned for use in their clinical practice.


5. INDEMNIFICATION: 

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify the website, the Editors and their agents, and the contributors to the website, against any liability for any claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, relating to any violation of the terms of this Agreement or arising out of any material submitted by or used by you.


6. LINKING TO THE WEBSITE: 

You may have a simple link from your website to ours. However, you must first ask our permission if you intend to frame our site or incorporate pieces of it into a different site or product in a way that is not clear to our users. You acknowledge and agree not to link to us if you engage in illegal, obscene, or offensive content, or if the link in any way has a negative impact on our reputation.


7. INFORMATION THAT YOU PUT ON Healthpages.Wiki: 

When you place materials or information on the website that are available publicly, you give us an irrevocable, perpetual license to use that information. For example, we have the right to display a comment that you post on one of our discussion boards for as long as we want. We will consider requests to remove information that you make publicly available on our Web sites on an individual basis.

We ask that you not post any messages with misleading, false, or inappropriate language or statements. We reserve the right to remove any offensive or fraudulent content at any time without your consent.


8. NO FORMAL PEER REVIEW: 

We are working on ways to select and highlight reliable versions of content. Our active community of editors uses tools such as the recent changes tool to monitor new and changing content. However, Healthpages.Wiki is not uniformly peer reviewed; while readers may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever. Even articles that have been vetted by informal peer review or featured article processes may later have been edited inappropriately, just before you view them.

None of the authors, contributors, sponsors, administrators, sysops, or anyone else connected with Healthpages.Wiki in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.


9. NO CONTRACT; LIMITED LICENSE: 

Please make sure that you understand that the information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual Healthpages.Wiki contributors, any project administrators, sysops or anyone else who is in any way connected with this project or sister projects subject to your claims against them directly. You are being granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of Healthpages.Wiki or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.

There is no agreement or understanding between you and Healthpages.Wiki regarding your use or modification of this information beyond the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL); neither is anyone at Healthpages.Wiki responsible should someone change, edit, modify or remove any information that you may post on Healthpages.Wiki or any of its associated projects.


10. TRADEMARKS: 

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11. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT: 

Should you as a user of the site post material that infringes upon another entities copyright, you are responsible. Healthpages.Wiki is not responsible for your negligence in posting copyrighted materials.


12. NOT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: 

If you need specific advice (for example, medical, legal, financial, or risk management) please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area.


Thank you for taking the time to read this page, and please enjoy your use of Healthpages.Wiki.


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