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Consultation Disclaimer

If this pertains to a consultation request, review is offered as a consultation or second opinion, and is not intended to serve as a primary diagnosis. The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital clinicians providing this service will not have the benefit of information that would be obtained by directly examining the patient, obtaining the patient’s history and observing the patient’s physical condition. Therefore, the St. Jude clinicians may not be aware of facts or information that would affect an opinion of the patient’s diagnosis. By requesting a consultation or second opinion, you understand and agree to the following:

  • The consultation, advisory opinion and/or recommendation is limited and provisional;
  • The consultation is not intended to replace a full medical evaluation with a physician;
  • The absence of a physical examination may affect the ability to diagnose a condition or disease.

Use of this service does not oblige the requesting provider to refer to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or any affiliated providers. Use of this service is not intended to establish a physician-patient relationship and does not indicate or suggest that a patient has been or will be accepted as a patient of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.