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A qualitative study of patients' experiences of participating in SPACE FOR COPD: A self-management Programme of Activitiy, Coping and Education
(ERJ Open Research, 2017-10)
Aims: To understand experiences of participation in a supported self-management programme for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Background: There is a wealth of clinical trials examining the outcomes of ...
Making ‘assisted world families’? Parenting projects and family practices in the context of globalised gamete donation.
(Sociological Research Online, 2017-05-31)
As a culturally pervasive technology, IVF and its related techniques have globalised at a rapid rate, spreading to most regions of the world. As one corollary of this development, cross-border assisted reproduction has ...
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 ...
A qualitative study of the impact of endometriosis on male partners
(Oxford University Press, 2017-06-29)
STUDY QUESTION What is the impact of endometriosis on male partners of women with the condition? SUMMARY ANSWER Endometriosis significantly impacts men across several life domains and can negatively impact emotional ...
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, ...