The practice gap in the care of women following successful infertility treatments: unasked research questions in midwifery and nursing.

@article{Allan2007ThePG,
  title={The practice gap in the care of women following successful infertility treatments: unasked research questions in midwifery and nursing.},
  author={Helen Therese Allan and Gina Finnerty},
  journal={Human fertility},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
The aim of this paper is to highlight the gap between existing research evidence and nursing and midwifery practices in caring for women following successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) and gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), and to suggest directions for research within these disciplines. We argue that although the number of couples in the UK experiencing fertility problems has risen, 1.4% of all births in the UK are as the result of infertility treatments (HFEA, 2005/2006); yet there is… CONTINUE READING