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What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

  Henry Kisor lost his hearing at age three to meningitis and encephalitis but went on to excel in the most verbal of professions as a literary journalist. This new and expanded edition of Kisor's engrossing memoir recounts his life as a deaf person in a hearing world and addresses heartening changes over the last two decades due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and...

Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research)

Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research)

This book is written by experts with clinical expertise on diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of women with cancer during pregnancy. It provides a comprehensive review of data and an overview of psychological, ethical, and social aspects. Chapters address the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of women with solid or hematologic cancers. The safety of subsequent pregnancy and the maintenance...

The Genetic Basis of Male Infertility (Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation)

The Genetic Basis of Male Infertility (Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation)

Every year there are new and exciting developments in assisted human reproduction, but how much do we really know about the underlying causes of infertility? This volume explores recent progress in the understanding of the genetics of spermatogenesis and male infertility. Topics include fundamental advances and current problems in the development and function of the testis, an outline of...

Single Embryo Transfer

Single Embryo Transfer

Multiple pregnancies are the most frequent and serious complication of assisted reproduction. Both high-order multiple and twin pregnancies entail a number of medical and economic outcomes that affect the children, the mother, the parents, the families, and society as a whole. Limiting the number of embryos to transfer is the only method available to decrease the incidence of multiple...

WHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation, Diagnosis and Management of the Infertile Male

WHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation, Diagnosis and Management of the Infertile Male

In recent years, the treatment of male infertility has been revolutionized by advances in assisted reproductive technology. Prepared by an authoritative international panel of experts, this concise and structured account provides a consensus on the most effective and logical approach to the investigation and management of male infertility. The manual focuses attention on three key areas:...

Manual of Intrauterine Insemination and Ovulation Induction

Manual of Intrauterine Insemination and Ovulation Induction

Intrauterine insemination and ovulation induction is effective first-line treatment for infertility in many straightforward cases and is preferred by many clinicians because they are less invasive than in-vitro fertilization and its variants. This is a comprehensive account of how to set up and run a successful IUI program. The book addresses the practical aspects of treatments that will...

Ovulation Induction (Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Ovulation Induction (Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Ovulation Induction gives an integrated view of basic ovarian physiology, pathophysiology, and the clinical management of ovulatory disorders. It provides core information upon which specialists can base clinical decisions. The most important feature is the inclusion of newer agents now available for ovulation induction. Newer clinical applications for older medications as well as various...

Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Advances in medical science, public health, and health care interventions during the 20th century have led to dramatic decreases in infant and maternal mortality. Nonetheless disparities in infant and maternal health persist. Because their health remains a significant public health indicator, Perinatal Epidemiology synthesizes perinatal knowledge through the lens of public health practice. This...

Fertility, Living Arrangements, Care and Mobility: Understanding Population Trends and Processes - Volume 1

Fertility, Living Arrangements, Care and Mobility: Understanding Population Trends and Processes - Volume 1

Many parts of the world are experiencing rapid demographic restructuring, resulting in an ageing population with increasingly significant work and care pressures on cohorts less able or willing to provide support. This book examines some of the important trends that have underpinned reductions in fertility, including delayed child-bearing and increased childlessness. It demonstrates how...

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