Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey

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This background paper presents the results of a study of physician and sperm bank practice of artificial insemination in the United States. It documents the number of women undergoing artificial insemination each year, the annual cost, medical and social screening criteria for women seeking artificial insemination and men who donate semen, the genealogical recordkeeping available to the resulting children, and physician attitudes toward possible changes in artificial insemination practice.

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117 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. August 1988.

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  • Main Title: Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey
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This background paper presents the results of a study of physician and sperm bank practice of artificial insemination in the United States. It documents the number of women undergoing artificial insemination each year, the annual cost, medical and social screening criteria for women seeking artificial insemination and men who donate semen, the genealogical recordkeeping available to the resulting children, and physician attitudes toward possible changes in artificial insemination practice.

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117 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey, report, August 1988; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39898/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.