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Users of this website are reminded that neonatal ultrasound skills cannot be learnt from any single resource (such as this website). In line with international guidelines, focussed/targeted/functional neonatal echocardiography and other point of care ultrasound applications should be learned through accredited institutions, courses and systems. This website aims merely to provide a background to circulatory assessment in the newborn, neonatal echocardiography, the approach to scanning, standard views and reporting of scans. No person should perform echocardiograms or act on echocardiogram or ultrasound findings without expert cardiology support or without the appropriate accredited training and experience.

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Although every reasonable effort has been made by the authors to ensure that the information (including commentary on scans or otherwise) and material provided by this website are reasonably accurate and up-to-date, the authors assume no legal duty of care or responsibility to users of this website for their accuracy or for any consequences, clinical or otherwise, of relying upon them or any part of them (including the consequences of echocardiograms or ultrasounds performed by any person generally).

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