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Familydoctor.co.nz is an online medical database and communications service provided free to you subject to your agreement with all of the terms and conditions offered below. Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using Family Doctor.co.nz. By using Family Doctor.co.nz, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions below, which are intended to be fully effective and binding between FamilyDoctor.co.nz and its users.
ALTHOUGH WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO KEEP OUR INFORMATION ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE THE PROVISION OR PRACTICE OF MEDICAL ADVICE OR SERVICES NOR A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH OR TREATMENT OR WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR. ALWAYS SEE YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL BEFORE STARTING OR CHANGING ANY TREATMENT.
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- Although the Internet and this Website are world-wide, different countries have different laws concerning the use and availability of pharmaceutical drugs. The information contained on this Website complies with New Zealand Health Regulations and has been compiled without reference to cultural, dietary, societal, language, prescribing or dispensing conditions other than those of New Zealand which might affect the information provided. Because of these differences, drugs found on this New Zealand based Website may not be available in other countries.
- familydoctor.co.nz does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or correctness, timeliness, or usefulness of any opinions, advice, services, merchandise or other information provided through the service or on the Internet generally and neither will Family Doctor.co.nz be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon the information provided through this Website. Family Doctor.co.nz does not independently verify the information available through this Website. Information on this Website is general in nature and intended as an educational aid. It is provided on a best endeavours basis by experienced doctors.
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