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Background The Brazilian Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest regions and plays a key role in biodiversity conservation as well as climate adaptation and mitigation. The government has created a network of protected areas (PAs) to ensure long-term conservation...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3902
156 downloads
634 views

Background Illegal trade in rare wildlife species is a major threat to many parrot species around the world. Wildlife forensics plays an important role in the preservation of endangered or threatened wildlife species. Identification of illegally harvested or traded...

["Conservation Biology","Genetics","Veterinary Medicine","Zoology","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2900
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Objectives. The primary objective of this study was to assess the rules governing secondary school pupils’ carriage of inhalers for emergency treatment of asthma in the North East of England. Design. This study was based upon a postal questionnaire survey. Setting....

["Health Policy","Pediatrics","Public Health","Respiratory Medicine","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2006
8 citations
1,761 downloads
2,452 views

The aim of this study was to identify the facets influencing job satisfaction and intention to quit of nurses employed in Turkey. Using a non-probability sampling technique, 417 nurses from six large private hospitals were surveyed from March 2014 to June 2014....

["Internal Medicine","Nursing","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1896
1 citation
505 downloads
2,359 views

Background. Little research exists on the impact of paid work on academic performance of students of health sciences. No research exists on this subject for students in Colombia. Objectives. This paper seeks to analyze the impact of paid work on academic performance...

["Health Policy","Nursing","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1838
1 citation
548 downloads
1,282 views

Background. The objective of this study is to propose the four conditions for the roles of honest brokers through a review of literature published by ten institutions that are successfully utilizing honest brokers. Furthermore, the study aims to examine whether...

["Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1506
1 citation
323 downloads
1,232 views

The relationship between clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry has placed clinical trials in jeopardy. According to the medical literature, more than 70% of clinical trials are industry-funded. Many of these trials remain unpublished or have methodological...

["Clinical Trials","Global Health","Public Health","Ethical Issues","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1015
3 citations
463 downloads
2,639 views

In 1998, the United States sought and received International Maritime Organization-endorsement of two Mandatory Ship Reporting (MSR) systems designed to improve mariner awareness about averting ship collisions with the endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena...

["Conservation Biology","Marine Biology","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.866
1 citation
563 downloads
1,110 views

There has been a steady decline in the number of applications to nephrology training programs. One solution is to decrease the number of available fellowship positions. Proponents believe that training programs have grown too big but the method for reduction has...

["Nephrology","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.720
2 citations
462 downloads
2,389 views

Background. Biobanks are an important research resource that provides researchers with biological samples, tools and data, but have also been associated with a range of ethical, legal and policy issues and concerns. Although there have been studies examining the...

["Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.500
4 citations
738 downloads
4,996 views

Whether the integration of genetic/omic technologies in sports contexts will facilitate player success, promote player safety, or spur genetic discrimination depends largely upon the game rules established by those currently designing genomic sports medicine programs....

["Medical Genetics","Public Health","Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.120

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