Terms of use / Disclaimer

Validity and consent

These Terms of Use apply to your use of the website www.inanutshell.ch (“Website”). By accessing the Website, downloading specialist information, registering on the Website and/or registering for an Event, you declare that you have understood the Terms of Use and accept them without reservation.

The publisher and copyright holder of the website is Pro Medicus GmbH, with its registered office in Zurich (“Pro Medicus” or hereinafter also “we”, “our” and “us”).

What is “in a nutshell”?

The website is a practice-oriented continuing education platform and reference work for professionals. Specialists are persons who are registered as doctors in the Medical Professional Register of the Federal Office of Public Health (MedReg) and have a valid Global Location Number (“GLN number”), such as in particular general practitioners and internists (“specialists”). The website provides professionals with easy and quick access to comprehensibly formulated, practice-oriented and practice-relevant information.

Medical information

The website contains medical information from various sources, including third parties, which is directed at professionals and constitutes general information for these professionals. We provide the information on this website solely as a general reference work and for the further training of professionals. In particular, the general information does not serve as medical information for laypersons or as instructions for action in specific individual cases.

The information on this website, as well as information provided to professionals via the website or via linked communication tools such as “Ask Dr. Nuts” or in the “Digital Doctor’s Kit”, does not constitute advice in the medical, diagnostic or therapeutic sense and does not constitute advice, treatment or application recommendations for the individual case or instructions for such.

When using medical devices and medical preparations mentioned on the website, the operating instructions and package inserts must be studied carefully and the instructions contained therein must be followed. The prescription and use of medical preparations and devices mentioned on the website is the responsibility of the healthcare professional.

Limited access

The website and the information provided are intended exclusively for professionals and do not constitute a recommendation or advertisement of the diagnostic methods, treatments or medicinal products described or mentioned. The website explicitly does not serve as a treatment or diagnosis guide for patients, its content is neither an individual diagnosis nor other patient-specific advice, and thus cannot be used as a basis for decision-making or action.

Digital Doctor’s Bag

The calculators, scores, guidelines and other medical information in the Digital Doctor’s Bag™ are intended for use by healthcare professionals only. The Digital Medical Bag™ includes features similar to simple general purpose tools such as written calculations based on scientific scores or simple calculators. They are used to perform simple medical calculations that are taught in medical education and routinely used in clinical practice. The information provided is based on publicly published and generally accessible studies and research results and has been carefully checked. However, we do not accept any liability for the results obtained using the Digital Doctor’s Bag™ or the scientific basis on which the information provided is based.

User account

Professionals can register on the website and open a client account. To open a customer account, professionals must register with an e-mail address, provide the requested personal information, enter a password and have a Global Location Number (“GLN number”). The access data to the user account must be treated confidentially. Pro Medicus is not responsible if the access data become known to unauthorised third parties and are misused by them. The Client account can be used to access services offered on the Website, such as access to medical information (“Library”) or to order professional publications and other documents.  In addition, it grants access to the inventory data (name, address, e-mail, telephone, etc.) and, depending on the offer, also to data on orders placed or invoices, and it enables these data to be managed.

Participation in events

Professionals can register on the website for events organised by Pro Medicus or Pro Medicus partners. The respective conditions of participation apply, which can be viewed at the time of registration. Pro Medicus is not responsible for events organised by third parties. In the event of questions, suggestions, etc., the respective third party provider should be contacted.

Scope of use and copyrights

The information published on the website comes from a wide variety of sources. The copyrights and all other rights to the content (texts, images, graphics, photos, audio and video content or other files) on the website belong to Pro Medicus or the respective named rights holders who make information available on the website.

All content on this website is intended for private, non-commercial use. The reproduction of any elements as well as the commercial use of the contents are prohibited without the prior written consent of the rights holders. The use of this website does not confer any licence or other right to use the contents of this website. We make no representation that use of the contents of this website will not infringe rights of third parties.


The website is in no way intended as a treatment or diagnostic guide for patients. Any liability on the part of Pro Medicus for any direct or indirect damage or consequential damage arising in connection with any use (including download) of the website is hereby expressly excluded.

Medical knowledge is then subject to constant change through research and clinical experience. Pro Medicus and all other persons involved in the design, implementation or provision of this website endeavour to ensure that the content of the website is up-to-date and correct. However, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to the correctness, timeliness, accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information. Nor is any responsibility assumed for the correctness, completeness and selection of the content.

The website may contain typographical errors or technical inaccuracies or omissions, for which no responsibility or liability is accepted. Caution is therefore advised when using the website. In particular, the use of the website does not release the healthcare professional from the obligation to check the package leaflets of prescribing preparations mentioned on the website to see whether the information given there differs from the information on this website and to make his/her prescription on his/her own responsibility.

The right is reserved to change, improve, correct, remove or restrict or discontinue the availability of the products and services described on the website at any time without prior notice. Furthermore, the right is reserved to interrupt the operation or functionality of the website partially or completely or to make the content of the website temporarily or permanently unavailable or to delete it completely.

Links to other websites

By using a link, you may leave the website to websites of other providers (so-called “external links”) and their content. Pro Medicus has no influence whatsoever on the content of the linked websites and therefore, despite careful selection, accepts no liability for the content of external links, in particular for such content that has been changed after the link was created. Pro Medicus has no control over the content of such external websites and accepts no responsibility regarding their correctness, accuracy, completeness, truth, up-to-dateness or suitability for specific purposes.

Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

The use of this website and all disputes arising therefrom shall be governed by Swiss law, to the exclusion of international private law and the Vienna Sales Convention. The exclusive place of jurisdiction is Zurich.

These General Terms and Conditions of Use shall enter into force upon publication (the online version shall prevail). They replace any previous versions.

Please also read our privacy policy, which informs you about our handling of personal data.

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