International Emergency Medicine (iEM) Education Project is an international project aiming to provide free educational resources and promote emergency medicine in the world. The website is one of the components of the project that aims to utilize content provided by international contributors to increase accessibility globally. The content of this project is entirely free and available in website, iBook, eBook, pdf, and audio formats for every medical student/intern in the world.
By accessing, reading or using the website and its content, you agree to terms and conditions explained here. Please read these terms and conditions fully and carefully. This agreement includes disclaimers and other provisions that limit the editors and author’s liability to you. If you do not agree to be bound to each and every term and condition set forth herein, please exit the website and do not access, read or otherwise use information provided in this page. Your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions is voluntary and is not the result of fraud, duress or undue influence exercised upon you by any person or entity.
DISCLAIMER ABOUT USING OUR CONTENT
Resources of iEM Education Project (website and book content, image and video archive) are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any non-commercial medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING DATA PROTECTION AND USE
The website is licenced with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate to provide encrypted secure connection.
The website uses Jetpack and Google analytics, web analytics tools. When you open a website, you will see a consent cookie. Jetpack and Google analytics saves the following data for this action: the title of the page, search term (used by the visitor to find the site), search engines, URLs, number of pages visited, visitor’s location (country), visiting times, duration, page of entry, page of exit, and downloads.
The saved data are used for statistical purposes to improve users experience. The results may be used anonymously for scientific publications and quality improvement reports. By using of this website, users agree to these terms. If you do not want your data being collected, please leave the page immediately after seeing the consent cookie.
Target Audience of iEM for Medical Students and Interns Project
- Medical students and Interns
- First-year residents
- Emergency Medicine Clerkship Directors
- Emergency medicine professionals / medical education enthusiasts
This website provides general information and discussion about emergency medicine related to medical students and emergency medicine professionals. The content or discussions found on this website are not medical advice and can not be used for this purpose. If you think you need emergency care or any type of medical care, please contact your doctor or call local/national emergency number.
The iEM is a global project and may contain various opinion and approaches in its content. The information or opinion expressed on this website have no relation to those of any academic, hospital, practice, institution, or worldview with which the authors or editors are affiliated.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING MEDICAL ADVICE
The content of this website has been prepared by international authors, and the iEM project aims to provide this content to medical students and interns. Editors, authors provides content and any information, opinions, references, and links to other knowledge resources for informational purposes only. And, they aim to medical students and interns. The editors and authors do not provide any medical content on the website for public use.
The iEM project, its’ contributors, and the team have no interest in the physician-patient relationship. Nothing contained in the website 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. Again this is an educational website for medical students and interns, and it is not medical care platform. Therefore, you agree that you shall not make any medical or health-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in this website. If you need medical care or advice, you should consult a licensed physician in your community healthcare office or hospitals.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING SITE CONTENT AND RELATED MATERIALS
Although their main interest is emergency medicine, the content of the website was prepared by international contributors coming from different backgrounds. The medicine itself is changing very fast. Therefore, we can not guaranteed providing complete, correct, timely, current or up-to-date information on the website. Similar to any printed materials, the content may become out-of-date and may be changed without a notice. The editors, authors, have no obligation to update any content on the website. The editors may update the content at any time without notice, based on their absolute discretion. The iEM project director, editors reserve the right to make alterations or deletions to the content at any time without notice.
Opinions expressed on the website are not necessarily those of the editors, authors or iEM project team. These opinions cannot be applied to an individual case or particular circumstance. The content 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. Some of the topics on the website may contain medical-related information that is sexually explicit. If you find this information offensive, you may not want to use the website. This website includes medical content, particularly emergency medicine related, for medical students and interns. The some of the content in this website may contain elements that are not suitable for some visitors, readers. Accordingly, viewer discretion is advised, you may not want to use the website.
GUIDELINES FOR POSTING
This website is open to the public. You should consider comments carefully and do not post any information or ideas that you would like to keep private. By uploading or otherwise making available any information to the Principal author in the form of user generated comments or otherwise, you grant the iEM project director and editors the unlimited, perpetual right to distribute, display, publish, reproduce, reuse and copy the information contained therein.
You are responsible for the comments you post. You may not impersonate any other person through the website. You may not post content that is defamatory, fraudulent, obscene, threatening, invasive of another person’s privacy rights or that is otherwise unlawful. You may not post content that infringes on the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. You may not post any content that includes any computer virus or other code designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any computer software or hardware.
By submitting or posting content on the website, you grant the iEM project director, editors, team, the right to remove any content or comment and to modify, adapt, and edit any content.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING THIRD PARTY LINKS
DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES
Content made available at the website 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 website, will the iEM project director, editors and authors 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.
The website content is not suitable for person age below 18. Persons under the age of eighteen (18) should not access, use and browse the website.
You agree to indemnify and hold the iEM project director, editors, and authors 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 website, (2) any violation of law that occurs by you through the website, and/or (3) anything you do using the website and/or the content contained therein.
MODIFICATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The editors may modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement in whole or in every party at any time for any reason without any notice to you, based on her discretion. Such modified terms and conditions shall supersede these terms and conditions and shall become binding when published online on the website.
You accept that this “Agreement” represents the entire understanding between you and the iEM project director, editors and authors concerning use of the website.
Created: May 11, 2018.