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Please read this agreement carefully before using the website. By accessing the website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website.

orthoFAQ.com presents the information on this website as an educational service to the public and to orthopaedic staff, fellows and residents. While the information on this site is about orthopaedic surgery, it is not medical advice. People seeking specific advice or assistance regarding musculoskeletal related problems should contact an orthopaedic surgeon.

THIS SITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.  IT IS DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A COMMUNITY FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, NOT AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CARE.  In no way does orthoFAQ.com represent that THIS SITE OR THE information on this site can OR SHOULD be used to make MEDICAL, clinical OR OTHER decisions related to PATIENT care.  INDIVIDUALS IN NEED OF MEDICAL CARE SHOULD CONSULT MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. WE ARE not liable if THIS SITE OR any information ON THIS SITE is used for patient care.

 

No Warranties

Although we believe this information on this site to be accurate and timely, because of the rapid advances in the field of orthopaedic surgery and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. When clinical matters are discussed on this website, the opinions presented are those of the discussants only. The material discussed on the website is not intended to present the only or necessarily the best method or procedure, but rather presents the approach or opinion of the discussant.

This website and the information, software and other material available on or accessible from this website is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. orthoFAQ.com does not warrant that the website service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software or other material available on or accessible through the website is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components. Although, all attempts are made to limit their introduction into the orthoFAQ.com website.

 

No Liability or Other Damages

Under no circumstances shall orthoFAQ.com be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way from your use of or inability to use this website, your reliance on or use of the information, services or merchandise provided on or through this website, or that result from mistakes, omissions interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission or any failure of performance. orthoFAQ.com specifically disclaims any and all liability for injury and/or other damages that result from an individual using techniques discussed on the website, whether a physician or any other person asserts these claims.

 

Unauthorized Downloading or Distribution

Any unauthorized downloading and distribution of any copyrighted material from this website or the sites to which we link, without the copyright owner’s permission, is strictly prohibited.

 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold orthoFAQ.com harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these terms of service by you.

 

Disclaimer

orthoFAQ also offers educational courses where information is provided, but is not an academic institution in that no formal student-teacher relationship is formed. Please note that medical science is always evolving, and the information presented here may not be the most current. The use of these courses on this website and its content is at your own risk.

Certain devices, products, and services are mentioned in some of the content, these represent the opinions and medical practice of the respective authors of that particular material.

If you are a patient seeking medical care, this website does not provide medical advice. Personalized, appropriate medical care should be sought through your own physician.

All reasonable attempts have been made to deidentify any clinical information presented on this website for patient privacy reasons.