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Title The Boston IVF handbook of infertility : a practical guide for practitioners who care for infertile couples / edited by Steven R. Bayer, Michael M. Alper, Alan S. Penzias
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 218 pages) : illustrations
Series Reproductive Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Techniques Series
Reproductive medicine & assisted reproductive techniques series.
Contents 1. Overview of infertility / Alan S. Penzias -- 2. Factors affecting fertility / Steven R. Bayer -- 3. The infertility workup / Steven R. Bayer and Michael M. Alper -- 4. Getting the patient ready for a pregnancy / Steven R. Bayer -- 5. Clinical algorithms / Michael M. Alper -- 6. Treatment options I : ovulation induction / Selwyn P. Oskowitz -- 7. Treatment options II : intrauterine insemination / Steven R. Bayer -- 8. Treatment options III : in vitro fertilization / Michael M. Alper -- 9. Preimplantation genetic screening and diagnosis / Alison E. Zimon and Kim L. Thornton -- 10. Third party reproduction : egg donation and gestational surrogacy / Brian M. Berger -- 11. Modern management of ectopic pregnancy / David A. Ryley -- 12. Integrating quality management into a fertility practice / Michael M. Alper -- 13. The true ART : how to deliver the best patient care / Merle J. Berger -- 14. Medical ethics in reproductive medicine / Steven R. Bayer and Kim L. Thornton -- 15. The informed consent process / Steven R. Bayer -- 16. The mind/body connection / Alice D. Domar -- 17. Infertility counseling : the role of the social worker / Jeanie Ungerleider, Terry Chen Rothchild, and Lynn Nichols -- 18. Insurance and coding issues / Steven R. Bayer and Karen Parlee -- 19. Educational resources / Steven R. Bayer -- 20. Forms and documents / Steven R. Bayer -- 21. Quick reference
Summary Based on the gold-standard procedures and protocols developed at Boston IVF, this guide presents a coherent and structured approach to the infertile couple. The book includes all that gynecologists and REIs need to evaluate and treat infertility in both women and men. Both clinical More ... and laboratory techniques are included. Also included is a chapter on preconception care as guidance for couples contemplating a pregnancy. New chapters for this revised and enlarged edition include sections on endometriosis, recurrent pregnancy loss, ethics, and quality management. The Boston IVF Protocols w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fertility, Human.
Human reproductive technology.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Alper, Michael M.
Bayer, Steven R.
Penzias, Alan S.
ISBN 1439804354 (ebook ; PDF)
9781439804353 (ebook ; PDF)