A key determinant of the efficacy of ASRM
implementation is whether or not an athlete actually uses the measure consistently across a training period.
Since most in vitro fertilization (IVF) nurses are not familiar with this internationally recognized organization, in this issue, we will explore the history and mission of ASRM
and what it has to offer, both to our patients and to reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI) nurses, whether new to the field or experienced.
never says what is wrong with paying women who are healthier, more fertile, have a particular ethnic background, a high IQ, or some other desirable characteristics.
Sauer also wrote letters to leaders in the field, including current, past, and incoming presidents of ASRM
and SART, as well as "directors of local programs in New York City.
Fritz, the ASRM
will urge early evaluation and treatment of all women based on natural history and physical findings after a failure to achieve pregnancy following at least 12 months of regular unprotected intercourse.
An argument noted early by the ASRM
Ethics Committee (1999) is that having methods available for parents to select the sex of their child suggests that one sex is better or more important than another.
Reproductive medicine starts from the same regulatory basis as every other kind of medicine," says ASRM
spokesman, Sean Tipton.
It is imperative that concerns about human cloning not be allowed to stop vital scientific progress in other areas," said ASRM
executive director J.
has pointed out that it is already using a reproductive laboratory accreditation program on a voluntary basis.
And the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, an organization affiliated with ASRM
, warned that some clinics may lure patients with false advertising and require expensive and unnecessary tests before allowing people to enroll in their programs, the group warned.