Terms and conditions

This website provides general information about medicine, health and related subjects.  The content contained in this website and in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If you have a medical concern, you should consult with an appropriately licensed health care professional.

The views expressed on this website have no relation to those of any academic, hospital, practice or other institution with which the authors are affiliated.

Terms of use agreement

This Terms of Use Agreement (“agreement”) is entered between and by “you” (the reader or any other user of this website, also known as Alfred Health Physician Education, the “Site”), and the Alfred Health Physician Education content development team (the ‘Author’).  Access to the Site, and any use of it, is subject to the terms and conditions below.  By accessing, reading or otherwise using the Site, you agree to these terms and conditions.

Disclaimer regarding medical advice

The Author provides the Site and any services, information, opinions, content, references and links to other knowledge resources (collectively, “Content”) for informational purposes only. The Author does not provide any medical advice on the Site.

Nothing contained in the Site is intended to establish a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a trained physician or health care professional, or otherwise to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

You should not rely on any information contained in the Site and related materials in making medical, health-related or other decisions.  You should consult a licensed physician or appropriately credentialed health care worker in all matters relating to your health.

Disclaimer regarding site content and related materials

The Content 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  Similar to any printed materials, the Content may become out-of-date. The Author undertakes no obligation to update any Content on the Site.  The Author may update the Content at any time without notice, based on their sole and absolute discretion. 

Any opinions of the Author have been considered in the context of certain conditions and subject to assumptions that cannot necessarily be applied to an individual case or particular circumstance.  The Content may not and should not be used or relied upon for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, use in or in connection with any legal proceeding.

From time to time, the Site may contain health– or medical-related information that is sexually explicit. If you find this information offensive, you may wish to cease using the Site.

Disclaimer regarding third party links

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to other (“third party”) web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience and not as a recommendation by the Author for the services, information, opinion or any other content on such third-party web sites or as an indication of any affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement of such third party web sites or any related product or service.

If you decide to access a linked website, you do so at your own risk.  Your use of other websites is subject to the terms of use for such sites.

Disclaimer of all warranties

Content made available at the Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Under no circumstances, as a result of your use of the Site, will the Author be liable to you or to any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages under any legal theory, including, without limitation, tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Age restriction

The Site is intended for persons eighteen (18) years or older. Persons under the age of eighteen (18) should not access, use and/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 law that occurs by you through the Site, and/or (3) anything you do using the Site and/or the Content contained within it.


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, at the discretion of the Author.   Such modified terms and conditions shall supersede these terms and conditions and will become binding when published online on the Site.

Entire agreement

You accept that this Agreement represents the entire understanding between you and the Author concerning use of the Site.

Last modified: Thursday, 24 February 2022, 1:55 PM