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The CME Gulf Web site does not define a standard of care, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents recognized methods and techniques of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate.

Limitation of Liability

Neither CME Gulf nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliate entities, agents, employees, or subcontractors and any third party providers or sources of information or data shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including lost profits (even if we are advised of the possibility) arising in any way from the information contained in this Web site or any information transmitted via this Web site. CME Gulf is not liable for any damages or losses that may be caused to any equipment and other software due to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with access or use of this Web site.

Privacy/Confidentiality Policy

CME Gulf is committed to maintaining site visitor's rights to privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Because CME Gulf' interactive services are delivered on a personalized basis for each user, it is necessary for CME Gulf to record various user preferences and history of actions. Each individual site visitor has a right to not have personally identifiable medical or other information disclosed to others without that individual's express informed consent.

CME Gulf has the potential to allow information about site use to be tracked in aggregate (which can help site developers understand site use and improve the experience of the viewer) and at the individual user level. Individual user information can improve the visitor's experience of the site by permitting personalization of the site related to the individual's particular interests or concerns. This site will not ask for or track personal medical or health information of site visitors that could breach an individual's personal privacy and reveal an individual's health data.

Personal information about site visitors and specific visitor's access and navigation, and information volunteered by site visitors, such as survey information and site registration information, may be used by CME Gulf to improve the site but will not be shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes without the site visitor's express permission.

CME Gulf believes that statistical profiles related to practice patterns and philosophy derived from the choices made by users as they work through the interactive cases have value to individuals and organizations with an interest in medical policy and practices. CME Gulf may periodically prepare such profiles. To maintain the anonymity of individual users, profiles will be prepared in aggregate and results may be incorporated into future educational components or may be provided to individuals or organizations involved with providing healthcare services and products to the public.

Review of Editorial Content

Cases are reviewed for quality (including originality, accuracy, and reliability) before posting. All cases are peer-reviewed by content experts not involved in the creation of the case. Content is revised appropriately in response to the review. Content is regularly reviewed after original release and revised accordingly.

Funding and Sponsorship

CME Gulf complies with the "Principles for Advertising and Sponsorship" for Web sites. Funding and other sponsorship for any content area developed by CME Gulf is clearly indicated.

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