Reassured or fobbed off? Perspectives on infertility consultations in primary care: a qualitative study.

@article{Hinton2012ReassuredOF,
  title={Reassured or fobbed off? Perspectives on infertility consultations in primary care: a qualitative study.},
  author={Lisa Hinton and Jenny J Kurinczuk and Sue Ziebland},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2012},
  volume={62 599},
  pages={e438-45}
}
BACKGROUND Infertility affects 9% of couples in the UK. Most couples who visit their GP because they are worried about their fertility will ultimately conceive, but a few will not. Treatment usually happens in secondary care, but GPs can have an invaluable role in starting investigations, referring, and giving support throughout treatment and beyond. AIM To inform clinical practice by exploring primary care experiences of infertility treatment among females and males, and discussing findings… CONTINUE READING

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