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A qualitative study to identify parents’ perceptions of and barriers to asthma management in children from South Asian and White British families
(BioMed Central, 2017-09-20)
Background Over one million children receive treatment for asthma in the UK. South Asian children experience excess morbidity and higher rates of hospitalization than the White population. This study aimed to explore ...
Patient Centred Care: Involving Parents/Carers and Children in Developing Healthcare Interventions
(University of Alberta, 2012)
Qualitative study to identify ethnicity-specific perceptions of and barriers to asthma management in South Asian and White British children with asthma
Objective This paper draws on the data from the Management and Interventions for Asthma (MIA) study to explore the perceptions and experiences of asthma in British South Asian children using semi-structured interviews. A ...
Asthma Management in British South Asian Children: an application of the candidacy framework to a qualitative understanding of barriers to effective and accessible asthma care.
(BMC Public Health, 2016-06-14)
Background In the UK, people of South Asian origin with asthma experience excess morbidity, with hospitalisation rates three times those of the majority White population and evidence suggests that South Asian children ...
Materialising the perfect egg 'donor': examining the work of screening technologies in clinical, commercial and counselling practices
Within Europe, fertility treatment using donor eggs is increasing, with demand coming from a diverse and growing number of recipients, including older women and gay male couples. Within the EU, the practice is governed by ...
Genetics, heritability and family histories: materialising the healthy egg donor in clinical screening practices
Media reporting of a small number of high profile cases in which serious genetic conditions have been inadvertently passed from donor to offspring serve to generate ideas about the potential for genetic risk in donor ...
Representing 'altruistic donation' in Europe: an analysis of fertility clinic websites in the UK, Belgium and Spain
European regulation on advertising for egg providers makes clear the need to ensure that principles of voluntary and unpaid donation (VUD) are upheld at the country level (ref). Across Europe this requirement is differently ...
Investigating the cultural, political and moral framing of egg donation: an interdisciplinary study of the UK, Belgium and Spain.
Donated eggs are now used in over 25,000 IVF treatment cycles in Europe, creating over 7000 babies per year yet evidence about the motivation, decision making and experiences of women who provide eggs, the views of clinicians, ...
Whose eggs? Egg providers' perspectives on the creation and utilisation of eggs in the reproductive bio-economy.
As part of the expansion of global fertility markets and an increasingly neo-liberal framing of reproduction, egg donation has undergone a number of technical, political and commercial transformations. Its use by a growing ...
Gifting, sharing, donating, helping: tracing discourses of altruism and medical need in clinics' recruitment of egg providers
Fertility treatment using donor eggs is a growing phenomenon, with over 40,000 cycles performed across Europe per year. European regulations stipulate that in advertising for women to come forward as egg providers, promotional ...