Posts on The Doctor’s Tablet blog by Albert Einstein College of Medicine staff, College of Medicine affiliate institutions or guest authors is intended to provide information only. They are not a substitute for the advice of a licensed health care professional in your state.
By accessing The Doctor’s Tablet, you understand and acknowledge that there is no physician-patient relationship between you and the author.
Use of Einstein social media featuring Einstein faculty and/or faculty members at Einstein’s seven clinical affiliates (Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein; Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx Lebanon Hospital, St. Barnabas Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center, North Shore-LIJ Health System and Maimonides Medical Center), or guest bloggers, does not create a physician-patient relationship with any medical professional at these institutions. Einstein’s social media sites are made available with the understanding that the content and service providers are not engaged in rendering medical, health, psychological or any other kind of personal professional services through these sites.
The opinions expressed by bloggers do not necessarily represent those of Einstein or its affiliate institutions.
Users should consult with a medical, health or other competent professional before taking any action or drawing any inferences based upon the information accessed or viewed through the sites; any action taken by a user in response to information obtained from a social media site is at the user’s discretion.
Nothing read on any Einstein social media site should be relied upon to replace or overrule a licensed health care professional’s judgment or clinical diagnosis.