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We may make changes to these terms of use at any time and any amended terms of use will be effective immediately once they are displayed on this website.

The full content of the CHPD ONLINE and the CHPD for Children and Adolescents ONLINE on this website may be accessed only by authorized users who accept the terms and conditions here laid out. In particular, an authorized user is either

Individual Access

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The contents of this website may be viewed and printed by authorized users for their personal use.

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The authors and publisher have made every effort to ensure that information presented on this website is accurate at the time of publication and that in particular drug selections and dosages suggested in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, due to changing government regulations, continuing research, and changing information concerning drug therapy and reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any change in indications and dosage, or for added precautions. Users are advised that any use they make of information presented here is strictly at their own risk. The authors and publisher disclaim any responsibility for any consequences which may follow from the use of information presented in these pages and exclude any liability whatsoever as far as is permissible under law.


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