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Last Revised: November, 2009

Copyright © 2009 Canadian Nurses Association, 50 Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1E2, Canada; all rights reserved. All information, documents and graphic representations on NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca (the Information”) is copyrighted by Canadian Nurses Association unless otherwise indicated. As a visitor to this site, you are granted a limited license to use, reproduce, display or print the Information in whole or in part without further permission from the Canadian Nurses Association provided:

  • you exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the Information used
  • NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca is identified as the source
  • the Information used is not represented as the official version of materials nor as having been made in affiliation with or with the endorsement of the Canadian Nurses Association
  • the Information used is for personal, non-commercial use only
  • the Information used is not modified
  • all copyright or other proprietary notices in or on the Information used are retained

Any other use of the Information is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the Canadian Nurses Association. None of the Information on the site may be otherwise used, reproduced, re-published, re-disseminated, displayed or otherwise published in any manner or form without the prior written consent of the Canadian Nurses Association or third party content providers. Reproduction of multiple copies of the Information, in whole or in part, for the purposes of redistribution is prohibited except with the prior written consent of the Canadian Nurses Association.

Some of the Information on this site is subject to copyright held by organizations other than the Canadian Nurses Association. This is particularly true of Information on sites that are jointly operated by NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca as part of a collaborative arrangement with one or more other organizations. In such cases, the above terms of the limited license may not apply, some restrictions on the reproduction of Information may apply and it will be necessary, with the assistance of the Canadian Nurses Association, to seek the consent of the holder of the copyright on such Information. If this site indicates that:

  • Information is subject to copyright by an organization other than the Canadian Nurses Association; or
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NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca is intended for use by Canadian health care professionals and not by consumers or the general public. It contains a secure environment for authorized subscribers as well as a more public environment. Information was produced or compiled by or is utilized by NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca for the purpose of providing health care professionals with direct access to information and services about nursing. NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca provides reference material and is designed to provide clinical information for research, education and other health-related purposes. It is not designed or intended to constitute and does not constitute medical advice or diagnosis. Due to unique individual needs and medical history, you should consult your own medical care providers to determine the appropriateness of the Information for your specific situation and to assist you in making any decisions regarding diagnosis, treatment or medication.

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NurseONE.ca/INF-Fusion.ca adheres to the privacy of information policy of the Canadian Nurses Association, with appropriate modifications in references. The Canadian Nurses Association privacy policy can be accessed at: http://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/protection-of-personal-information/

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