1. Agreement

Family Practice Notebook is an Internet-based on-line medical reference. By using this website, you agree to the terms found here.  Please review these terms periodically, as they may change without advanced notice.

2. License

You are invited to use the Family Practice Notebook website for your personal use, downloading or printing this information within the guidelines of these terms and conditions.  You may not however reproduce any portion of these web pages' text or graphics without prior written consent.

3. Links

For your convenience, Family Practice Notebook links to other medical web sites.  Paid links are marked clearly as advertisements.  The Family Practice Notebook LLC is not responsible for, nor does it endorse the actions of other web sites or advertisers.  Please let us know if you believe a link or advertisement to be distasteful, illegal, inaccurate, or otherwise out of line with the values you expect from this website.

4. Warranty Disclaimer

The Family Practice Notebook website strives to offer reliable reference materials to medical professionals.  Readers outside the medical profession are welcome to use this website as a resource; this should, however, not be interpreted as medical advice, and does not in any way replace professional medical care.  Patients should always address specific medical concerns with their physicians.

The Family Practice Notebook website tries to maintain an accurate and up-to-date medical database.  However, typographical errors and inaccurate information are unavoidable with a project this size and with an ever changing medical landscape.  The user of this website assumes complete responsibility in applying any management strategies documented  here.  Healthcare professionals need to use their own clinical judgement in interpreting this medical information, and details such as medication dosages or laboratory normal values should always be confirmed with other resources.  As always, this website welcomes feedback to correct its errors.

The information found within this website is provided as a service and is without guarantee.  You assume the risk of computer viruses, worms, trojan horses and other destructive code by downloading files from this website.

5. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Family Practice Notebook LLC, its officers, directors, employees, authors, partners, and advertisers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement.

6. Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability

You release Family Practice Notebook LLC, its officers, directors, employees, authors, partners, and advertisers from any liability relating to your use of  this website. You waive any claims for sustained losses or damages from use of Family Practice Notebook.  Notwithstanding, these claims should not exceed what the user paid to access this medical information.

7. Third Party Rights

Family Practice Notebook LLC, its officers, directors, employees, authors, partners, and advertisers may use the provisions of paragraph 5 and 6 on their own behalf.

8. Severability

Each provision in this agreement stands independently; they are severable.  In the event that any provision herein is found to be invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.

9. Privacy

Maintaining the privacy of the web site user is of utmost importance to the publishers of the Family Practice Notebook.  No information is collected by this site that would personally identify you, the web site user. The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to you by our Web advertising partners, and their policies are described below.

10. Third Party Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.  Per site author discretion, advertising is not accepted if it is degrades the overall quality of the site. Site users are encouraged to offer feedback regarding advertising quality.

The authors of this website have sole discretion over the content of the site; medical accuracy is paramount.  Advertisers do not influence content.  Advertising is both labeled and clearly delimited from medical content.

11. Third Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser. All modern browsers allow customization to disable cookies. This website is still accessible despite disabling cookies; however certain added features may be unavailable without the use of cookies.

Fpnotebook does not sell your information to third parties. However, third party advertisers may be able to identify you from cookies in your browser. In addition, FPnotebook partners with UBM Medica for advertising, and users who specifically subscribe to UBM Medica's services may have their browsing history discerned by third parties. Again, disabling cookies in your internet browser will disable tracking.

12. Website traffic analysis

In order to monitor website usage, our traffic analysis solution may use "cookies." The two traffic analysis tools used on this site are Google Analytics and Adobe Omniture. FPnotebook uses these tools only to monitor overall trends in usage and return visitors, but not to collect personal information about the user. As noted above, cookies may be disabled in your browser's option panel."