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Patient-Centered Assisted Reproduction. How to Integrate Exceptional Care with Cutting-Edge Technology

ISBN: 9781108796774
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Address the future of innovative reproductive technologies with experts in the fields of IVF, fertility preservation and laboratory advances. This essential resource examines the changing roles of IVF, and moves beyond the basics of reproductive medicine. This book introduces the optimization of care, to improve patient outcomes, whilst facing ethical challenges that accompany new technologies, and applying the patient-centered care model to improve both patient and staff retention. By showcasing the future of the field in terms of clinical practice and innovative laboratory technologies, this guide will support clinics worldwide to provide high-quality customer experience, maintaining a competitive edge, following increasing standardization of clinical and laboratory protocols. This invaluable guide features chapters on patient evaluation, predictive modelling, advances in pharmacology, and laboratories of the future. Written by research and clinical leaders from around the world, it describes ground-breaking innovative treatments and technologies, encompassing the care model in a holistic way.

  • Demonstrates the importance of patient-centered care, to allow readers to understand how strongly patients feel about their need for patient-centered care
  • Encompasses the future of the advanced reproductive technologies in both a medical and holistic way to inform all healthcare professionals who are treating and caring for infertility patients
  • Creates a unique model of care which combines the most recent technology, pharmaceutical and laboratory advances with a new way and forward-thinking approach to patient care


List of contributors
1. Access to infertility care Kevin Doody and Kaitlin Doody
2. The patient evaluation of the future: genetics, new diagnostics and prediction modelling Maurizio Poli, Monica Clemente, Carmen Rubio, Antonio Capalbo and Carlos Simon
3. Advances in ART pharmacology: drug delivery systems and the pipeline Colin Howles
4. ART monitoring: an end to frequent clinic visits and needle sticks? Jan Gerris
5. The IVF cycle to come: laboratory innovations Denny Sakkas and David Gardner
6. Integrative care Sarah Holley and Lauri Pasch
7. Psychological counseling, ethical challenges of the future Elizabeth Grill and Lindsay Childress-Beatty
8. Using technology to enhance communication in medically assisted reproductive care Karin Hammarberg, Lone Schmidt, Gritt Malling and Emily Koert
9. The economics of IVF: evaluating the necessity and value of public funding Evelyn Verbeke, Jeroen Luyten and Thomas D’Hooghe
10. Medical and elective fertility preservation: options and suggestions for a patient-centered approach Pasquale Patrizio and Marcia Inhorn
11. Patient retention, nursing retention: the importance of empathic communication and nursing support Alice Domar
12. Patient-centered IVF care Sofia Gameiro
13. The IVF patient journey of the future Thomas Toth and Angela Leung