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Title Fertility and assisted reproductive technology (ART) : theory, research, policy, and practice for health care practitioners / Eleanor Stevenson, Patricia E. Hershberger, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Foreword; Causation; Access; Care; Outcomes; Preface; References; Acknowledgments; Share Fertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART): Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice for Health Care Practitioners; Part I: Theory: Engaging Theories and Conceptual Concepts in ART; References; Chapter 1: A Template for a Comprehensive Theory of Infertility: A Roy Adaptation Model Perspective; Theory Development, Research, and Conceptual Models; Conclusion; Acknowledgment; References
Chapter 2: Shifting Family Structure: Theoretical Perspectives of Worldwide Population and Family CompositionThe Concept of Families; Current Trends; Implications for Health Care Providers; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: A Theoretical Approach to Multidimensional Stress Experienced During Pregnancy by Women Who Conceive Via In Vitro Fertilization; Theoretical Model; Results; Discussion; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Examining the Unit of Analysis in Assisted Reproduction: Conceptual Insights Into Individual, Couple, and Family Research in Education and Counseling
Chapter 7: The Illusion of Normal Fertility: Women's Experiences of Pregnancy and Birth After Oocyte DonationMethods; Results; Discussion; Implications for Practice; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 8: Individual and Family Outcomes of First-Time Parents Older Than 40 Years: Implications of Later-Life Parenting; Medical Implications of Later-Life Parenting; Psychosocial Implications of Later-Life Parenting; The Impact of Elective Oocyte Cryopreservation on the Prevalence of Later-Life Parenting; Research Needs; Recommendations for Clinicians and Care Providers; Conclusion
Individual Unit of Analysis FindingsCouple and Family Unit of Analysis Findings; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Exemplar: Using an Egg Donor: Insights Into an Infertile Woman's Experience; Case Study; References; Part II: Research and Reviews: Delineating the State of the Science in ART; Reference; Chapter 6: Psychological Stress and Fertility; Overview of the Physiology of Stress; Biological Plausibility of Stress and Reduced Fecundity; Review of Literature; Summary; Conclusion; References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fertility.
Human reproductive technology.
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
Form Electronic book
Author Hershberger, Patricia E., editor
Stevenson, Eleanor, editor
ISBN 0826172547 (electronic bk.)
9780826172549 (electronic bk.)