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  • Published in Family medicine 2000

German family physicians' attitudes toward care of involuntarily childless patients.

@article{Ittner2000GermanFP,
  title={German family physicians' attitudes toward care of involuntarily childless patients.},
  author={Edith Ittner and Wolfgang Himmel and Michael M. Kochen},
  journal={Family medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          119-25
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Many family physicians regard fertility counseling out of their scope of practice, although key elements in the care of involuntarily childless couples fall within the theoretical framework of family practice. This study analyzed the doctors' value system concerning the care of infertile patients and whether a personal interview leads to a greater sensitivity toward fertility issues. METHODS We conducted 57 baseline and 51 follow-up interviews with family physicians… CONTINUE READING

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