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ShamaeianRazavi N, Abbaspour S, Khademi H, Farhadifar A. Investigating Perspectives of doctors, nurses and midwives about Surrogacy treatment . Journal of Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences. 2013; 1 (2) :31-38
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Background: One way to treat infertility, surrogacy is used. Surrogacy Infertility is one of the controversial methods used to identify the level of public awareness of the needs of people who are somehow related to infertility. Therefore, since medical science than in other disciplines, are involved in issues related to this approach, the present study aims to investigate the views of various medical disciplines regarding surrogacy treatment was performed.
Materials and Methods: This study is a descriptive study of the different groups of medical specialists, general practitioners, midwives, nurses and faculty formed. Sampling methods sampling was conducted on 175 samples determined. The questionnaire consists of 3 sections. Part of the second section 14 of the Personal Information (and relatives in the infertility awareness infertility treatment methods and ways of knowing and awareness of surrogacy legal issues and legal and financial Surrogacy law and cultural issues), and the third section 15 in relation to the characteristics important to choose the surrogate mother

Results: The number of participants in this study, 175 persons with a mean age of 57/7 ± 43/31 years 131 patients (74.9%) of participants in the study, information on surrogacy as a treatment for infertility were aware that 32 (18.3%) this information through friends or relatives, and 48 (27.4%) in the media, and 51 (29.1%) through reading books and 44 patients (25.1%) than other ways of surrogacy information found. In this study, 95 patients (54.3%), financial incentives, and 10 patients (5.7%), motivated by charity, and 58 (33.1%) and charity with a financial incentive to replace the mother knew the reason why wife, mother, mother appropriate component replacement and 57.7% Age characteristics important to choose a surrogate mother expressed.

Conclusion: Medical staff had a positive view of surrogacy treatment but have not notice of moral principles, jurisprudential and legal effect of this treatment.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/15 | Accepted: 2014/03/15 | Published: 2014/03/15

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