Terms of Use

This site contains a collection of notes written by medical students and junior doctors. They are an amalgamation of knowledge from journal articles, textbooks, lectures, ward rounds, tutorials, and impromptu teaching & advice provided by medical professionals. A list of sources can be found here, however, if you have any comments or concerns, we will be more than happy to look into it. You can contact us here
The notes on this site are all written by current medical students. Notes are reviewed by our editing team (Tom Leach and Patrick Green) before being uploaded.
However, the information contained in the site has not been specifically and authoritatively peer-reviewed, and as such has not passed scientific scrutiny as to its accuracy (although many of the sources we use have been peer reviewed and are generally accepted in medical science).
The information contained in this site is accurate to the best of our knowledge, however, you should always check information with a relevant professional. This site is intended as an additional learning resource for medical students, and should be used in conjunction with other resources recommended by your higher education facility, for example; peer-reviewed articles, textbooks, and advice from clinicians. www.almostadoctor.com accepts no responsibility or legal liability for the use or misuse of the information contained in this site. almostadoctor.com is not intended as a replacement for your clinician, or a diagnostic tools for patients, and should not be used as such.
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External resources
Almostadoctor provides links to many external resources, including advertisers. Almostadoctor takes no responsibility for the content of external websites. Almostadoctor reserves the right to amend, alter and delete links to external content at any time.
Limitation of Liability
Almostadoctor does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency or completeness of its content. The notes are provided without any express or implied warranties of any kind.
Almostadoctor makes no warranties that your access or use of the site will be:
  • uninterrupted or error-free;
  • free of viruses or harmful material; or
  • will meet your satisfaction.
Almostadoctor is not liable to you or any 3rd party for any claim, loss or damages arising out of your use of the site or its materials. Your reliance upon almostadoctor’s materials is solely at your own risk.
You are responsible for taking all precautions you believe are necessary or advisable to protect you from any claim, damage or loss that may arise from your use of almostadoctor.com.
In the event of failure to agree to the above, almostadoctor refuses to provide such site materials to you.
Submitting Content
By submitting your content to almostadoctor you agree that:
·         You will remain, and be accredited as an author on your content for as long as your content remains available via almostadoctor distribution channels (app, website etc)
·         Your content will be displayed on the almostadoctor website, and may be distributed in other forms of media by almostadoctor, including, but not limited to; online, mobile phone applications, print.
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Our Terms of Use policy
Almostadoctor reserve the right to alter and amend these terms at any time. It is the responsibly of site users to check this page regularly to ensure they are up to date.
Any major changes to our policy will be made available on the almostadoctor homepage.