SAGES Surgical Wiki:General disclaimer
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SAGES provides no assurances that any reported problems may be resolved with the use of the wiki or any content. In addition, the wiki is not uniformly reviewed; while readers may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, SAGES and the SAGES surgical wiki editors have no legal duty to do so and thus all content is provided "as-is." subject to statutory warranties, if any, that cannot be excluded, SAGES , its developers and suppliers make no warranties, representations, guarantees or conditions of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Without limitation, SAGES makes no warranty or guarantee that the wiki or this web site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. Even documentation that has been vetted by informal peer review processes may later have been edited inappropriately, just before you view them.
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