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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The level of risk above which specific action by a manager or government is regarded as necessary in order to protect life and property, and to achieve stated objectives. Contrast...

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unacceptable risk

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The level of risk above which specific action by a manager or government is regarded as necessary in order to protect life and property, and to achieve stated objectives. Contrast...

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unacceptable risk

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

The level of *risk above which specific action by a manager or government is regarded as necessary in order

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unacceptable risk

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

The level of risk above which specific action by a manager or government is regarded as necessary in order to

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unacceptable risk

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 37 words.

The level of *risk above which specific action by a manager or government is regarded as necessary in order

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O-119ARE PATIENTS WITH KARTAGENER'S SYNDROME WITH SITUS VISCERUM INVERSUS AT AN UNACCEPTABLY HIGH TECHNICAL RISK TO BE CONSIDERED FOR LUNG TRANSPLANT?

Emanuele Russo, L. De Monte, P.A. Ferrari, P. Vitulo, A. Arcadipane and A. Bertani.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 306 words.

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acceptable risk

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The level of risk that is regarded as acceptable by the community or authorities, below which no specific action by local government is deemed necessary other than making the risk known....

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The Conundrum of Shifting Orthodoxies: FTAs And Korea's Currency Controls

Jane Kelsey.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 10374 words.

The financial services regime, comprising the General Agreement on Trade in Services and bilateral free trade and investment agreements, reflects the ‘orthodoxy’ of highly liberalized and...

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risk

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A measure of the likelihood or probability that damage to life, health, property, and/or the environment will occur as a result of a particular hazard. See also acceptable risk, avoidable...

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International Law and Detention of US Asylum Seekers: Contrasting Matter of D-J- with the United Nations Refugee Convention

Alicia Triche Naumik.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 19645 words.

US refugee law reflects an ever-increasing conception that the application of international standards would constitute an unacceptable risk to national security. CSR Article 31(2)’s...

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The Acceptability of the Risks of Protocells

Carl Cranor.

in The Ethics of Protocells

April 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Bioethics. 8034 words.

This chapter describes how society perceives the risk of protocells, using examples from the chemical and genomics industries to draw conclusions about the perceived acceptability of...

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Post-traumatic spinal reconstruction

Brian J.C. Freeman.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Surgical Skills. 2822 words.

The commonest site for post-traumatic kyphosis (PTK) is the thoraco-lumbar junction

Symptoms of PTK may include pain,...

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Occupational safety risk management in Australian mining

J. Joy.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

In the past 15 years, there has been a major safety improvement in the Australian mining industry. Part of this change can be attributed to the development and application of risk...

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Ideal to Real

Paul Weirich.

in Realistic Decision Theory

August 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 1198 words.

This chapter combines adjustments for removal of idealizations. It recommends maximizing self-conditional utility among self-supporting options, using a quantization of conscious beliefs...

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Screening standards in assisted reproduction technologies

Phillip Matson.

in Human Reproduction

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 634 words.

The most recent British Andrology Society guidelines have certainly stirred up much debate about the exclusion of donors that are seropositive for cytomegalovirus (CMV). Arguments will...

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Who Are “Youth-at-Risk”?

Francis Wing-lin Lee.

in Nurturing Pillars of Society

April 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 2647 words.

The phrase “youth-at-risk” refer to those who are affiliated with street gangs; those who are drop outs or may drop out from school; and those who abuse substances, are engaged in casual...

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Predisposing factors for first and recurrent venous thrombosis

Willem M. Lijfering and Suzanne C. Cannegieter.

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

December 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5269 words.

Venous thrombosis, which mainly manifests as deep vein thrombosis of the leg or pulmonary embolism, is a major contributor to global disease burden. With a recurrence rate of approximately...

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Influence of season and type of restaurants on sashimi microbiota

S. Miguéis, A.T. Moura, C. Saraiva and A. Esteves.

in European Journal of Public Health

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4148 words.

Background: In recent years, an increase in the consumption of Japanese food in European countries has been verified, including in Portugal. These specialities made with raw...

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Percutaneous valvular interventions

Dominique Himbert, Gregory Ducrocq and Alec Vahanian.

in Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology in Adult Patients

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care. 3029 words.

• The technique of percutaneous valve dilatation has proven efficacy in the treatment of mitral stenosis as a substitute for surgical commissurotomy and as a complement to valve replacement. •...

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Same-Sex Marriage: An Inevitable Challenge to Religious Liberty and Establishment?

Javier Garcia Oliva and Helen Hall.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

February 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 17731 words.

The fundamental legal objections which the Church of England has made to same-sex marriage are so general and far reaching as to have implications even beyond the scope of the Marriage...

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Neglect

Eleanor Beagley and Gayle Hann.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 2332 words.

Neglect is the most common form of abuse in the UK, but it is also one of the most difficult to recognize. Signs of neglect are often very subtle. Furthermore, no specific thresholds have...

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