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    Research findings and summaries posted here are not an authorisation to change work practices or protocols. Always act within your scope of practice and according to your local protocols/guidelines. You hereby agree that you shall not make any med­ical or health-related deci­sion based in whole or in part on any­thing con­tained in our posts on the website or on our social media outlets.

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    We do not include any personal health information (PHI) on our social media networks or websites, and PHI will be removed if posted by a user.

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    We welcome comments that facilitate communication about topics concerning prehospital research and education. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy as well as remove violations. User comments do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Prehospital Research Support Site, prehospitalresearch.eu or its affiliates.

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    We recognize that the web is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given our limited resources, moderating of comments will occur when possible – this includes comments submitted after normal working hours or on weekends.

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    If you decide to access a linked web­site, you do so at your own risk. Your use of other web­sites is sub­ject to the terms of use for such sites.

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    This site is funded mainly by private contributions from the editor (Alan Batt) with a small proportion of income generated through donations and Amazon Affiliate account. All money generated by the site is re-invested in services for the site such as hosting, domain registration, graphic design etc. The site does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content. The site receives no money from any pharmaceutical companies, device-manufacturers, or any other company. Our editorial content is not influenced by any funding source

    Thank you for taking the time to read this policy. We encourage your participation in our social media outlets and website and look forward to an educational exchange of ideas.

    Last modified: 28/02/14

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