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On Ice: the impact of vitrification on the use of eggs in fertility treatment
(Portland Press, 2019-10-21)
The possibility to freeze sperm and embryos has long been available to men and women facing infertility as a result of an illness or medical treatment. However, the ability to successfully cryopreserve human eggs is ...
The Lived Experience of Klinefelter Syndrome: A Narrative Review of the Literature
(Frontiers Media SA, 2019)
Patient perceptions of living with severe asthma: Challenges to effective management
(JACI in Practice, 2019-06-06)
Background: The management of severe asthma poses many challenges related to treatment, adherence and psychosocial morbidity. There is little direct data from the patient perspective to understand and negotiate the ...
Egg donation imaginaries: embodiment, ethics, and future family formation
This paper considers the sociological utility of the ‘imaginary’ for understanding how a growing number of women who seek to conceive using donated eggs might make sense of their future desires, hopes and ambivalences. By ...
Conducting dyadic, relational research about endometriosis: A reflexive account of methods, ethics and data analysis
Despite a growing literature on the value of relational data in studies of social phenomena, individuals still commonly constitute the basic unit of analysis in qualitative research. Methodological aspects of interviewing ...
The impact of an intervention to increase uptake to structured self-management education for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care (the embedding package), compared to usual care, on glycaemic control: study protocol for a mixed methods study incorporating a wait-list cluster randomised controlled trial
(BMC Family Practice, 2019-11-07)
Abstract Background Approximately 425 million people globally have diabetes, with ~ 90% of these having Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). This is a condition that leads to a poor quality of life and increased risk of ...
Application of normalisation process theory in understanding implementation processes in primary care settings in the UK: a systematic review
(BMC Family Practice, 2020-03-16)
Abstract Background: Normalisation Process Theory (NPT) provides a framework to understand how interventions are implemented, embedded, and integrated in healthcare settings. Previous reviews of published literature have ...
Reframing egg donation in Europe: new regulatory challenges for a shifting landscape
The first birth from a donated egg was reported in Australia in 1984, ushering in a new era of possibilities for the treatment of infertility (1). Since then egg donation has undergone a number of technical, regulatory and ...