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  • This website does not track or disclose any information about its readers.

  • No personal information will be asked without an explanation of its sole purpose.

  • No spyware, adware, web bugs, or tracking activity will be used.

  • No "pop-up" or "pop-under" ads will be used.

  • This website does not send or allow commercial mailings to its readers.

  • If an announcement list is created, it will be "opt-in" only and no disclosures will be made.

Internet Viruses & Worms:

      Every article and file available at ENW! will have first been screened by a current version of Anti-Virus software and is believed to be virus-free. Due to the changing nature of malicious web activity, we urge all readers to themselves practice good Internet security, to use current Anti-Virus software, and avoid downloading or disseminating suspicious files or from unknown sources.

Funding & Disclosure:

  • This website is non-profit.

  • No funding is received from any source.

  • Authors are required to disclose any financial interest or conflict of interest.

  • No contributor or advertiser may influence content.

Link Selection Policy:

  • The provision of linked URLs by ENW! is wholly discretionary but are selected primarily for their potential utility to Emergency Nurses.

  • Listing of a URL does not imply endorsement or responsibility for any content thereupon.

  • Preference for links goes to non-profit, academic or institutional, or learned societies.

  • Commercial links provided are for informational purposes where it is believed that provision is useful or essential for an Emergency Nurse.

  • No remuneration or benefit accrues to ENW! Requests for links will not be fulfilled when it appears that the only reason would be advertising or commercial aggrandizement.

  • We will not therefore participate in schemes for exchange of "reciprocal links".

Authorship, Attribution, & Copyright:

  • All content upon this website will have the author clearly identified and a means of contacting the author.

  • Attribution of previous sources or references will be provided wherever possible.

  • Copyright will be respected.

  • Any inadvertent copyright infringements will be remedied immediately upon notification to the website.

  • All copyright will remain inherent in the author, although the layout and presentation and use of the Emergency Nursing World ! name, ENW!, and logos are copyright of Tom Trimble, RN and of Emergency Nursing World !

  • A statement of copyright protection will appear on each document and in its html code.

Reprint Permission:

  • As Emergency Nursing World ! exists to foster communication among Emergency Nurses and to provide a practice-based web resource, permission to reprint is granted within the realm of "Fair Use". Specifically, it may be reprinted by individuals or entities who use it for non-profit educational  purposes within the emergency professions.

  • Permission to provide links to ENW! is granted to health profession entities and websites, and to others that are supportive of ENW!'s purposes.

  • Electronic re-dissemination should be by a URL link to Emergency Nursing World ! so that the most current version may be accessed; the file should not be mirrored on another server without permission; files may be e-mailed by individuals or entities for non-profit educational purposes.

  • When reprinted for educational purposes, please send an advisory and a copy to ENW! We love to find out where and how our articles are being useful.

  • If content from ENW! is to be incorporated within any material for sale or for use in a commercial course or profit-making enterprise, please contact ENW! to arrange permission. ENW! will vigorously defend its copyright against any misuse or infringement.

Editorial Integrity:

  • All content prepared for ENW! will have its author and his professional standing identified.

  • Patient  confidentiality will be  preserved.

  • Every reasonable attempt will be made to ensure that content is accurate as intended by the author and the author will explain the basis of the material. However, our DISCLAIMER completely applies to each and every webpage and all content on the website.


  • No content is intended to be medical advice for the layman who should in all instances seek such advice from a local health care provider.

  • Health care providers who wish to incorporate within their practice material or practice suggestions from this website should do so only if it it is verified as within local education, training, licensure, and regulation, and do so in appropriate circumstances.

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2001-2006 Tom Trimble, RN [[email protected]]


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