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No responsibility will be taken by the author for events arising from use of the information provided. Although the information for patients has been checked by us, no claims are made of accuracy or validity. In addition, the content of linked sites is not under our control and we are therefore not responsible for the content of any linked site or subsequent links contained in a linked site.  Links are provided as a convenience to the visitor and their inclusion does not imply our endorsement.