Terms of Use
Last updated: May 25th, 2018

Teaching Medicine provides the content posted on the TeachingMedicine.com website and other related websites (the "TeachingMedicine Website") to you subject to the following Terms of Use. When you use the TeachingMedicine Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use incorporate the TeachingMedicine Privacy Policy posted on the TeachingMedicine Website, as well as the terms of any subscriber agreement that may exist between you and TeachingMedicine. To the extent there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and your subscriber agreement, the terms of your subscriber agreement will control your use of the TeachingMedicine Website. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not use the TeachingMedicine Website.

The TeachingMedicine Website, including the text, graphics, and software that appear on the TeachingMedicine Website, is owned by or licensed to TeachingMedicine, and is subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Canada, United States, foreign laws and international conventions.

Users may not re-post TeachingMedicine's content on other web sites without the permission of TeachingMedicine. User cannot re-sell TeachingMedicine's content to third parties, or prepare derivative works of TeachingMedicine's content.

The TeachingMedicine Website is designed to offer users general health information for educational purposes only. The general health information furnished on this site is not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified health care professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to your disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this site.

TeachingMedicine does not give medical advice, nor do we provide medical or diagnostic services. Neither TeachingMedicine nor any TeachingMedicine Entity guarantees that the content covers all possible uses, direction, precautions, drug interactions, or adverse effects that may be associated with any therapeutic treatments. You may not rely on the application of any information on the TeachingMedicine Website as being applicable to your specific circumstances. Neither TeachingMedicine nor any TeachingMedicine Entity assumes any liability or responsibility for damages or injury to you, other persons, or property arising from any use of any information, idea, or instruction contained in the TeachingMedicine Website.

02.Permission to reproduce material

Permission to reproduce material from the TeachingMedicine service in another publication or web site must be secured in writingTo request permission to reproduce material from TeachingMedicine, please submit your request in writing via e-mail. Your permission request must include the following information: title of the topic review or figure (figure titles can be found in the outline of each topic review), the title of the topic review in which a requested figure appears, the format in which the material will be reproduced (e.g. print, CD, Internet), title, publisher, author/editor, and publication date for the publication in which the figure and/or topic review will be reproduced. For images and videos that contain the website name "teachingmedicine.com", all users are provided consent to display or distribute those images or videos provided that the website name is not erased, covered up, or obscured in any manner. Alberta Health Services has granted permission to TeachingMedicine to use de-identified medical images for teaching purposes.

Please send your permission request to: info@TeachingMedicine.com


We reserve the right to limit or suspend your use of the TeachingMedicine Website, by electronic self-help or other means and without notice, if we believe you have committed a breach of security or violated these Terms of Use, subject only to any terms in your subscriber agreement, as applicable. TeachingMedicine reserves all of its rights in the TeachingMedicine Website not expressly granted to you by these Terms of Use.

04.Registered accounts

If you create a registered account for the TeachingMedicine Website, you agree to complete the registration process by providing current, complete, and accurate information as required by TeachingMedicine. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify TeachingMedicine immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. TeachingMedicine will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your account, either with or without your knowledge. In addition, you may be held liable for any losses incurred by TeachingMedicine or another party due to someone else using your account. You may not use anyone else's account at any time.

05.No unlawful use

You agree not to use the TeachingMedicine Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, or the terms of a subscriber agreement you have with TeachingMedicine, if applicable. You may not use the TeachingMedicine Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any TeachingMedicine server, or the network(s) connected to any TeachingMedicine server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the TeachingMedicine Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the TeachingMedicine Website, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any TeachingMedicine server, through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you on the TeachingMedicine Website.

06.No warranties

Neither teachingmedicine, nor any parent, subsidiary, affiliate, director, employee, licensor, licensee, distributor, supplier, agent, or reseller of teachingmedicine (collectively, the "teachingmedicine entities") make any warranty or representation, expressed or implied, with respect to the teachingmedicine services, which are provided "as is", or with respect to these terms of use. The teachingmedicine entities expressly exclude and disclaim all warranties, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties arising by statute or otherwise in law or from course of dealing, course of performance, or use of trade. Any statements or representations made by any other person or entity are void. You assume all risk as to the quality, function, and performance of the teachingmedicine website.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. In addition, please note that the TeachingMedicine Website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. TeachingMedicine has the right at any time to change, modify, add to, discontinue, or retire any aspect or feature of the TeachingMedicine Website, including, but not limited to, hours of availability, equipment needed for access or use, or the availability of the TeachingMedicine Services on any particular device or communications service. TeachingMedicine has no obligation to provide you with notice of any such changes, and TeachingMedicine is under no obligation to provide you with any support, error corrections, updates, upgrades, bug fixes, and/or enhancements of the TeachingMedicine Website, except as provided by your subscriber agreement with TeachingMedicine, if applicable.

07.Limitation of liability

In no event will the teachingmedicine entities or any other party who has been involved in the creation, production, distribution, promotion, or marketing of the teachingmedicine website or these terms of use be liable to you or any other party for any special, indirect, incidental, reliance, exemplary, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of data or profits, or for inability to use the teachingmedicine website, even if the teachingmedicine entities or such other party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Such limitation shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy and to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of special, indirect, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or the limitation of liability to specified amounts, so the above limitation and exclusion may not apply to you if prohibited by applicable law.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the TeachingMedicine Entities from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorneys' fees that arise from your use of the TeachingMedicine Website. TeachingMedicine reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with TeachingMedicine in asserting any available defenses.


TeachingMedicine may modify these Terms of Use from time to time and changes will be effective upon posting to the TeachingMedicine Website. You agree to be bound by any modification of these Terms of Use when you use the TeachingMedicine Website, effective after their posting to the TeachingMedicine Website. It is therefore important that you review these Terms of Use regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.