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Published: 30 October 2008

240 Pages | halftones and figures


ISBN: 9780199217694

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Chapter 1


Melanie Davies, Lisa Webber, and Caroline Overton

The Facts Series

  • Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 2 years of regular unprotected sex
  • Infertility affects up to 50% of couples
  • Includes Key Points boxes at the start of each chapter to quickly summarise important concepts covered in the text
  • Up-to-date patient centered guide to infertility, covering all aspects from investigation to treatment and successful pregnancy and coping with childlessness
  • Features numerous Case Histories and Patient Perspectives which provide practical examples throughout
  • Myths and Facts boxes highlight common misundertandings and interesting facts about the condition
  • Includes invaluable resource section with suggested further reading and contact information for patient self-help/support groups, plus a glossary of technical terms.

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