How to facilitate decisions about surplus embryos: patients' views.

  title={How to facilitate decisions about surplus embryos: patients' views.},
  author={Giuliana Fuscaldo and Sarah Russell and Lynn Gillam},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={22 12},
BACKGROUND In Victoria, Australia, legislation governing fertility treatment provides that surplus human embryos must not be stored for longer than 5 years. Couples must then choose one of three options: discard, donate to research or donate to another infertile couple. Previous research suggests that many people find these decisions difficult and emotionally distressing. This study aims to elucidate the nature of these difficulties and to identify ways in which the decision-making process… CONTINUE READING

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