User Agreement

A. Terms and Conditions

Please read this agreement in its entirety prior to use. The Congenital Heart Disease Screening Program Toolkit (“Toolkit”) is designed to serve as a guide to healthcare providers seeking to use pulse oximetry as a screening tool for critical congenital heart disease in the newborn nursery. By utilizing this Toolkit, you agree to the terms and conditions that follow.

B. Disclaimer

Recommendations provided by Children’s National Medical Center are derived from a review of evidencebased literature on pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease and preliminary outcomes of the clinical research study titled “Feasibility of Implementation of Pulse Oximetry as a Screening Tool for Critical Congenital Heart Disease in the Newborn Nursery.” Institutional Review Board approval was sought and obtained in this study. The information included in this Toolkit is for informational and educational purposes only. Children’s National Medical Center makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided is complete, and where appropriate, based on scientific evidence; however, Children’s National Medical Center makes no assurances as to whether the provided information will at all times be current. Furthermore, this document does not reflect the best medical practice for all circumstances. Users of this Toolkit should not substitute information contained for professional judgment, nor should they rely solely on the information provided when rendering a diagnosis or choosing a course of medical treatment. Before undertaking implementation of any of the tactics discussed herein, users are advised to seek professional counsel on the issues raised by consulting with medical staff and senior managers for matters involving clinical practice and direct patient treatment.

C. Intellectual Property

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D. Liability

Children’s National Medical Center does not warrant the content of this document and specifically disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all warranties, express or implied, of any kind or nature whatsoever. Neither Children’s National Medical Center nor any of its subsidiaries/programs shall be liable under any circumstances for any claims, losses, or causes of action that may arise from the use of this Toolkit or the information contained in it.