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Limitation of Liability

The authors and publishers make no warranties, express or implied, that these materials are free of error, or are consistent with any particluar standard of merchantability, or that they will meet your requirements for any particular application. It is a condition of use of these materials that persons acquiring or using them satisfy themselves of their relevance and accuracy for the uses they have in mind and take full responsibility for such use. They should not be relied on for solving a problem whose incorrect solution could result in injury to a person or loss of property. If you do use the materials in such a manner, it is at your own risk. The authors and publishers disclaim all liability for direct on consequential damages resulting from your use of the materials.

Copyright and Reproduction

All APoGI materials are Copyright © 1984 -1998 UCL Medical School. All rights reserved. They may be freely reproduced provided that they their content ist not modified in any way, that no charge is made for the content in any form, and their original source is credited appropriately.

Prenatal diagnosis line drawings in some documents are reproduced from Modell & Modell Towards a Health Baby, 1992 by permission of Oxford University Press. Please Note: Permission is granted for users to print out single copies for individual use only. Permission for reprodcution in greater numbers must be sought independently from Oxford University Press.

Heredity figures are Copyright © 1994-1998 Steve Gibbons

Any modifications to the text of any documents must be agreed by the Project's leader, Professor Bernadette Modell, or her nominees. Contact details are available.

Trademark Acknowledgements

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Statement of Policy

The APoGI Project seeks to conform to the statements of the Health on the Net Foundation's HONcode in the following form:

All medical/health advice provided by the APoGI Project on this site is the product of extensive consultation between health professionals, led by Professor Bernadette Modell (MA, PhD, MB, BChir, FRCP, FRCOG, Professor of Community Genetics in the University of London and Director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for the Control of Hereditary Disorders in the Royal Free Hospital and University College London Medical Schools Depatrment of Primary Care and Population Sciences, based at the Whittington Hospital, London, UK).

The information provided on this site is designed to support and enhance, not replace, the relationship that exists between any health professional and their clients/patients. Thus no warranty is made for the appropriateness of any given document to the sitaution of any individual.

Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to a medical/health website, including their identity, is respected by this Website. The APoGI Project and its agents undertake to honour or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in the UK.

The nature of the information provided on this site makes providing exact citations and references inappropriate. However, references will be made available on request (contact details are available).

The only claims which are made relating to the benefits of specific treatments are based on documents such as guidelines for genetic services from the World Health Organisation Hereditary Diseases Programme.

The APoGI Project seeks to provide information in the clearest possible manner. In general further information and support should be sought from local health professionals, although it is also available from APoGI@chime.ucl.ac.uk which can provide contact addresses for visitors that seek further information or support.

Support for this website is clearly identified on its main page, including the identities of all organisations that have contributed funding, services or material for the site.

Advertising plays no part in this site. It is the APoGI Project's policy to maintain objectivity in information and to remain free from commercial interests.


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