Delivers current knowledge from global experts at the forefront of fertility and ART healthcare
The first publication of its kind, this book on fertility and assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a globally focused, authoritative guide tostate-of-the-art information about modern fertility and ART healthcare. Written for clinicians, public health officials, women Aos health experts, scientists, students, scholars, and other interested individuals, the book encompasses theoretical, research, policy, and clinical practice aspects offertility and ART healthcare. The book features the diverse contributions of multidisciplinary researchers, scholars, and clinicians from eight countrieswho explore contemporary health care perspectives regarding individuals and families dealing with infertility and fertility challenges including suchadvanced technologies as in-vitro fertilization, intrauterine insemination, and oocyte preservation.
The book addresses theoretical underpinnings of fertility and ART healthcare including new ways of conceptualizing research and theoretical concepts.Practical aspects involved with administering and treating the many women and men whose lives are affected by fertility challenges are illuminated. Complexpolicy concerns resulting from the rapid advances in fertility and ART are considered. The health care needs of those seeking fertility evaluation andtreatment including access to care locally and globally are examined in depth. The book also includes discussions about novel approaches and emergingpopulations in fertility and ART healthcare that expand the scope of care. Thought-provoking case examples from contemporary care practices will help thereader to synthesize information.
Key Features: Delivers thought provoking ART research and practice issues for health care clinicians, scholars, and scientists Synthesizes evolving theory, research, clinical practice, and public policy concerns Addresses complex considerations within the practice and delivery of fertility and ART services Written by international thought leaders and emerging scholars on the forefront of ART technologies and other issues Includes case study exemplars to stimulate critical thinking and transform discussion about modern fertility and ART care "