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Treating infertility in Roman Catholics

25 October 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical infertility

This article sets out to assess Roman Catholic doctrine on the medical treatment of infertility, and the implications of that doctrine for infertile couples....

Infertility treatment in women aged over 40 years

21 October 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The question whether women over 40 years should be accepted for fertility treatment poses ethical and moral dilemmas for doctors, nurses and midwives. This article...

In vitro fertilisation: a study of clients waiting for pregnancy test results

04 October 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical research infertility treatment

The aim of this study was to obtain a descriptive account of clients’ perceptions of the delay between embryo transfer and pregnancy' test. The clients’ responses...

All for one

25 July 2006

Nursing Standard


There is a growing body of evidence that transferring a single embryo – rather than the current practice of two – during in vitrofertilisation is effective and could...

Not enough said

26 January 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

Although the hormonal effects of antipsychotics are well known to healthcare professionals, they are not always discussed with women.

Hard to conceive

03 February 2009

Nursing Standard


Winning the National Infertility Day health professional of the year award was especially meaningful for Eilis Moody, senior nurse at Newcastle Fertility Centre.

Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an incurable disorder that is associated with ovarian dysfunction. It affects millions of women in the UK. The signs and symptoms...

Helping nature along

10 July 2007

Nursing Standard


Many couples who face infertility just need health information to make simple life changes. In one area of the country, two nurses have stepped in.