Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I use a certain image / animation / video / piece of text in a non-commercial presentation?
Yes, in most cases you can. There are however certain exceptions to this rule. Some images on PCIpedia were provided by book or journal publishers who gave us permission to use that image on this site. The descriptions of these images will read something like: "reproduced with permission from...". If you want to use such items, you will have to ask the entity that holds the copyright. All material that is made by or for the Cardionetworks foundation is available for use and basis for your presentation according to a creative commons attribution-noncommercial-share alike license. If you cut the PCIpedia logo from a certain image, you will have to state elsewhere in the presentation that you obtained the material from PCIpedia, e.g. "Angiography courtesy of Dr. Van der Bilt and PCIpedia.org". We do appreciate it when you let us know that if you have used content from PCIpedia, just to have an idea who our audience is.
Can I use a certain image / animation / video / piece of text in a commercial presentation?
In general yes, but not without asking. In general we will not object you using any of our material as long as you do not copy-paste the whole website on a CD and sell it for money :-)... Please e-mail us for permission.
How can I use a flash movie from your site in my powerpoint presentation?
Read this document by Adobe to learn how.
Who are the people behind PCIpedia?
PCIpedia is an initiative of Cardionetworks.org a non-profit foundation whose goals is to advance medical knowledge, especially in the field of cardiology.
My own angiography shows an abnormality what should I do?
The information on this site should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of an appropriately qualified and licensed physician or other health care provider. For questions like these we advise you to contact your physician.
Can I trust the information on your site?
PCIPEDIA MAKES NO GUARANTEE OF VALIDITY

PCIpedia is an online open-content collaborative project, that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of human knowledge. The structure of the project allows anyone with an internet connection to alter its content. Please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

That is not to say that you will not find valuable and accurate information in PCIpedia; much of the time you will. However, PCIpedia cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given article may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields.

PCIPEDIA DOES NOT GIVE MEDICAL ADVICE

PCIpedia contains articles on many medical topics; however, no warranty whatsoever is made that any of the articles are accurate. There is absolutely no assurance that any statement contained or cited in an article touching on medical matters is true, correct, precise, or up-to-date. Articles on PCIpedia can be edited by nonprofessionals. Even if a statement made about medicine is accurate, it may not apply to you or your symptoms.

The medical information provided on PCIpedia is, at best, of a general nature and cannot substitute for the advice of a medical professional (for instance, a qualified doctor/physician, nurse, pharmacist/chemist, and so on). PCIpedia is not a doctor.

None of the individual contributors, system operators, developers, sponsors of PCIpedia nor anyone else connected to PCIpedia can take any responsibility for the results or consequences of any attempt to use or adopt any of the information presented on this web site.

Nothing on PCIpedia.org or included as part of any project of The Cardionetworks Foundation, should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a medical opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of medicine.

Do you protect the privacy of the patients whose PCIs / images / cases are presented?
All material on this site is checked so any information that could breech a patients privacy is removed in accordance to applicable Dutch laws.
What is the financial source of this project?
The Cardionetworks.org foundation is a non-profit charity foundation. The content of all websites maintained by the cardionetworks foundation is not influenced by sponsors. As the foundation was only recently started, no outside sources of funding have been contacted and the foundation has been funded privately by the founders. Feel free to contact the foundation if you would like to sponsor or have sponsorship suggestions. We do not allow any advertisements on our sites. We also do not allow sponsors to influence any contents.
How can I contact you?
Please contact the secretary of Cardionetworks for any further questions.
How can I contribute content to PCIpedia?
  • PCIpedia is an open access wiki PCI course. Everybody can contribute to this site by creating a user account and loging in. Please e-mail us if you want to contribute. All contributors who are known to us, will be added to the authors page.
  • Read this information on how to edit a page on PCIpedia.
  • Contact us if you would like more information about contributing to PCIpedia
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