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  3. Your access, modification, distribution and/or use of works occurs in the context of your knowledge, understanding, acceptance and agreement that:
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    • Practice of medicine by those inadequately trained or lacking in knowledge or experience may lead to considerable patient harm, morbidity and/or mortality.
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