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Pain management, intimacy and parenthood amongst couples living with endometriosis
Background: Endometriosis is an enigmatic, chronic gynaecological condition of unknown aetiology affecting women of reproductive age. Incidence is difficult to assess but has been estimated at between 5 and 15% of the ...
Coping with endometriosis: strategies employed by women with endometriosis and their male partners
Endometriosis is a chronic gynaecological condition affecting women of reproductive age. Common symptoms include severe pain during menstruation, chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain during ...
‘I’ve gone into a consultancy to really lay the law down, you know, get it sorted’: men’s perceptions of their role in treatment-seeking for endometriosis
Introduction Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...
'What are you going to do, confiscate their passports?' Professional perspectives on cross-border reproductive travel
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Objective: This article reports findings from a UK-based study which explored the phenomenon of overseas travel for fertility treatment. The first phase of this project aimed to explore how infertility clinicians and others ...
Infertility, gamete donation and relatedness in British South Asian communities
(Cambrigde University Press, 2014-08)
Endometriosis, biographical appraisals and the couple unit
Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting between 2-17% of women of reproductive age. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, severe pain during menstruation, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain during sex. ...
Assisted Conception and South Asian communities in the UK: Public perceptions of the use of donor gametes in infertility treatment
This paper explores ‘public’ attitudes to the use of donated gametes in infertility treatment amongst members of British South Asian communities in the UK. The study included 14 single-sex focus groups with a total of 100 ...
Cross-border reproductive care: A review of the literature.
How do informal self-care strategies evolve among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease managed in primary care? A qualitative study
Background: There is much description in the literature of how patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) manage their breathlessness and engage in self-care activities; however, little of this is from the ...