Chapter

Fertility and subfertility

Edited by Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway and Ali Kubba

in Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199239627
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598007 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199239627.003.17

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Fertility and subfertility

Show Summary Details

Preview

Preconceptual care - Psychological effects and counselling for subfertility - Male and female factors affecting subfertility - Anovulation - Male subfertility - Tubal factor - Tests and investigations: female partner - Tests and investigations: male partner - Role of the fertility nurse specialist - Unexplained subfertility - Ovulation induction - Assisted conception - Intra-uterine insemination (IUI) - In vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment - Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and ovum donation - Adoption and surrogacy - Fertility preservation - Fertility preservation: alternative treatments - The Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA)

Chapter.  9261 words. 

Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.