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You acknowledge and agree that you have read and understood these terms and conditions by entering the site. You further agree that the provisions, disclosures, and disclaimers set forth herein are fair and reasonable. Your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions is voluntary. It is not the result of fraud, duress, or undue influence exercised upon you by any person or entity.
Medical advice disclaimer
The Author provides the Site and the services, information, content, or data (collectively, “Information”) contained therein for informational purposes only. The Author does not provide any medical advice on the Site, and the Information should not be so construed or used. Using, accessing, or browsing the Site or providing personal or medical information to the Author does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and the Author. Nothing contained in the Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional, or to be a substitute for the medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You should not rely on anything contained on the Site, and you should consult a physician licensed in your state in all matters relating to your health. You agree that you shall not make any health or medical-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site.
Financial, legal, and other advice disclaimer
You acknowledge that nothing in the Site shall constitute financial, investment, legal, or other professional advice. Furthermore, no professional relationship of any kind is created between you and the Author. You agree that you shall not make any financial, investment, legal, or other decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site.
The opinions expressed on the Site are not necessarily endorsed by or represent the views of the Author. The Information contained on the website does not necessarily reflect the opinion of his employer(s), specifically, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, YPS, or any other hospital system, anesthesia management company, or locum tenens agency. The Author creates the Site in the Author’s individual capacity, is the Author’s personal web site, is not edited by the Author’s employer(s) and, as a result, may not be attributed to the Author’s employer.
Any opinions of the Author on the Site are or have been rendered based on specific facts, under certain conditions, and subject to certain assumptions, and may not and should not be used or relied upon for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, for use in or in connection with any legal proceeding.
The Information may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, timely, current, or up-to-date. Similar to any printed materials, the Information may become out-of-date. The Author undertakes no obligation to update any Information on the Site; provided, however, that the Author may update the Information at any time without notice in the Author’s sole and absolute discretion. The Author reserves the right to make alterations or deletions to the Information at any time without notice.
The Site is open to the public. Therefore, consider your comments carefully and do not include anything in a comment that you would like to keep private. By uploading or otherwise making available any information to the Author in the form of user-generated comments or otherwise, you grant the Author the unlimited, perpetual right to distribute, display, publish, reproduce, reuse and copy the information contained therein.
You are responsible for the content you post. You may not impersonate any other person through the Site. You may not post content that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, fraudulent, invasive of another person’s privacy rights, or is otherwise unlawful. You may not post content that infringes the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. You may not post content that contains computer viruses or other code designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of computer software or hardware.
By submitting or posting content on the Site, you grant the Author and any company substantially under the control of the Author the right to remove any content or comment that, in the Author’s sole judgment, does not comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable. You also grant the Author and any company substantially under the control of the Author the right to modify, adapt, and edit any content.
Third-party links and advertisements disclaimer
The inclusion of third-party advertisements does not constitute an endorsement, guarantee, warranty, or recommendation. The author makes no representations or warranties about any product or service contained therein.
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Disclaimer of all warranties
The Information made available at the Site is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title, non-infringement, and implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the generality of the preceding, the Author makes no warranty, representation, or guaranty as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the Information, that the Information may be relied upon for any reason, or that the Information will be uninterrupted or error-free or that any defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the generality of the preceding, the Author makes no representations or warranties concerning any Information offered or provided within or through the Site regarding the treatment of medical conditions, action, or medication application.
Under no circumstances, as a result of your use of the Site, will the Author be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, consequential, or other damages under any legal theory, including, without limitation to, tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the generality of the preceding, the Author shall have absolutely no liability in connection with the Site for:
- damages as a result of lost profits, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, failure of performance, delays in operation or transmission, nondelivery of information, deletions of files, mistakes, defects, errors, interruptions, or computer failure or malfunction;
- any loss or injury caused, in whole or in part, by the Author’s actions, omissions, or negligence, or for contingencies beyond the Author’s control, in procuring, compiling, or delivering the Information;
- any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Information regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the Information; or
- any decision made, or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the Information.
Reservation of intellectual property rights
The Site is protected by the United States copyright laws. The Author reserves any and all intellectual property rights in the Site.
The Site is intended for persons eighteen (18) years or older. Persons under the age of eighteen (18) should not access, use, or browse the Site.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Author harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party as a result of (1) any content posted or made available by you on this Site, (2) any violation of the law that occurs by you through the Site, or (3) anything you do using the Site or the Information contained therein.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, either in whole or in part, then that provision shall be deemed ineffective in such jurisdiction but shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Governing law, consent to jurisdiction, and limitation on claims
This Agreement and your use of the Site, along with the Information contained therein, shall be governed by and construed under the State of Texas laws without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of courts in the State of Texas. You further agree that any claims or causes of action arising out of or related to this Agreement and the Site, along with the Information contained therein, shall be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose, or such claim or cause of action shall be forever barred.
You acknowledge that this Agreement represents the entire understanding between you and the Author concerning your use of the Site and the Information contained therein.
In the Author’s sole and absolute discretion, the author may modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement in whole or in part at any time for any reason without any notice to you, whether prior or otherwise. Such modified terms and conditions shall supersede these terms and conditions and shall become binding when published online on the Site.
The Author’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision.
The site and the information therein are made available by the author strictly for educational purposes. The Information is not intended to provide medical advice. You understand and acknowledge that there is no physician-patient relationship between you and the author. You further acknowledge your understanding that the site should not be used as a substitute for competent medical advice from a licensed physician in your state.
- EU data privacy. For this Agreement, the terms “personal data,” “processing,” and “data subject” have the same meanings as those given to them in EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).
Last updated: Feb 20, 2021