Terms of Use

The content of these web pages are primarily intended for patients of Abington Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, Ltd. and their caregivers. 

Any links or material included within these web pages are meant to *accompany* your doctor's advice and guidance, not replace them.  Links included to outside web pages are for informational purposes and do not imply our endorsement of any particular product or services.  Although I have tried to review the content of the materials to which I link and include only reputable sources, their reliability * can not* be guaranteed.

 This World Wide Web site with its home page in the domain www.lungdocs.org, hereinafter referred to as *the Website*, is an information service provided by *Abington Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, Ltd. , hereinafter referred to as *APCC*, at no charge to users of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that these users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this *Terms of Use Agreement*.  APCC reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, and you agree to abide by the most recent version of this Terms of Use Agreement each time you view and use the Website.  You are accordingly advised to consult the Terms of Use Agreement each time you view and use the Website.  Do not use the Website if you do not agree to all of the following terms and conditions.

You acknowledge that the information on the Website is provided 'as is' for general information only.  It is not intended to provide medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs.  APCC makes no warranties of any kind regarding this Website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the computer server which makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.

You agree that you will hold harmless APCC and its shareholders, officers, directors, and employees from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website or the information contained in this Website or other websites to which it is linked, including but not limited to claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded from this Website or any other website to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights.  In no event will APCC or any of the information contributors to the Website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if APCC has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

You acknowledge that the opinions and recommendations contained in this Website are not necessarily those of APCC nor are they endorsed by APCC or its individual physicians.

APCC may provide links on the Website to other websites which are not under the control of APCC. In general, any website which has an address (or URL) not containing 'www.lungdocs.org' is such a website.  These links are provided for convenience or reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by APCC of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty of any type regarding the website or the information on the website.

You may provide hypertext links to this Website on another website, provided that:

(a) the link be a text-only link clearly marked 'Abington Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, Ltd. and Med-Info Site'

(b) the link must 'point' to the URL ' http://www.lungdocs.org' and not to other pages within the Website

(c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with APCC's name and trademarks, (d) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not create the false appearance that an entity other than APCC is associated with or sponsored by APCC

(e) the link, when activated by a user, must display this Website full-screen and not within a 'frame' on the linked website

(f) APCC reserves the right to revoke its consent to any link at any time at its sole discretion by amending this Terms of Use Agreement.  You agree that any other hypertext links to this Website must be approved in writing by APCC.

All text and electronic images on this Website, unless otherwise stated, are copyrighted materials which are either registered copyrights, unregistered common law copyrights, registered trademarks or salesmarks of Henry S. Mishel, MD, or the Abington Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, Ltd.  Any attempt to infringe upon or to circumvent these copyrights or trademarks will subject the infringing individual or organization to severe criminal and civil penalties as prescribed by law.

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