Now showing items 1-8 of 8
Recipient and donor experiences of known egg donation: Implications for fertility counselling
(Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology (CJRI), 2019-07-28)
Objective: To explore the experiences of known egg donors and recipients in order to inform counselling practice. Background: Relatively little is known about known egg donation as a form of family-building in the UK, and ...
Reproduction research: From complexity to methodological innovation
(Methodological Innovations, 2019-03-04)
On Ice: the impact of vitrification on the use of eggs in fertility treatment
(Portland Press, 2019-10-21)
The possibility to freeze sperm and embryos has long been available to men and women facing infertility as a result of an illness or medical treatment. However, the ability to successfully cryopreserve human eggs is ...
The Lived Experience of Klinefelter Syndrome: A Narrative Review of the Literature
(Frontiers Media SA, 2019)
Patient perceptions of living with severe asthma: Challenges to effective management
(JACI in Practice, 2019-06-06)
Background: The management of severe asthma poses many challenges related to treatment, adherence and psychosocial morbidity. There is little direct data from the patient perspective to understand and negotiate the ...
Egg donation imaginaries: embodiment, ethics, and future family formation
This paper considers the sociological utility of the ‘imaginary’ for understanding how a growing number of women who seek to conceive using donated eggs might make sense of their future desires, hopes and ambivalences. By ...
The impact of an intervention to increase uptake to structured self-management education for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care (the embedding package), compared to usual care, on glycaemic control: study protocol for a mixed methods study incorporating a wait-list cluster randomised controlled trial
(BMC Family Practice, 2019-11-07)
Abstract Background Approximately 425 million people globally have diabetes, with ~ 90% of these having Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). This is a condition that leads to a poor quality of life and increased risk of ...