S R Kaufman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intensive care, old age, and the problem of death in America
    S R Kaufman
    Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0646, USA
    Gerontologist 38:715-25. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint A commentary: hospital experience and meaning at the end of life
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Gerontologist 42:34-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Hidden places, uncommon persons
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2249-61. 2003
  4. pmc Revisiting the biomedicalization of aging: clinical trends and ethical challenges
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Institute for Health and Aging, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Gerontologist 44:731-8. 2004
  5. pmc Old age, life extension, and the character of medical choice
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Institute for Health and Aging, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S175-84. 2006
  6. pmc Making longevity in an aging society: linking Medicare policy and the new ethical field
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine and Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 53:407-24. 2010
  7. pmc Late-life cardiac interventions and the treatment imperative
    Janet K Shim
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical life: expectation and the double edge of medical promise
    Janet K Shim
    University of California, CA 94143 0612, USA
    Health (London) 11:245-64. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk, life extension and the pursuit of medical possibility
    Janet K Shim
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 28:479-502. 2006
  10. pmc "Is there life on dialysis?": time and aging in a clinically sustained existence
    Ann J Russ
    Institute for Health and Aging, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0646, USA
    Med Anthropol 24:297-324. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Longevity and Medical Treatment in Old Age
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Intensive care, old age, and the problem of death in America
    S R Kaufman
    Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0646, USA
    Gerontologist 38:715-25. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A commentary: hospital experience and meaning at the end of life
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Gerontologist 42:34-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Hidden places, uncommon persons
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2249-61. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Revisiting the biomedicalization of aging: clinical trends and ethical challenges
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Institute for Health and Aging, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Gerontologist 44:731-8. 2004
    ..We argue that societal expectations about longevity and standard medical care come together today in a shifting ethics of normalcy, with unexplored socio-cultural ramifications...
  5. pmc Old age, life extension, and the character of medical choice
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Institute for Health and Aging, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S175-84. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Making longevity in an aging society: linking Medicare policy and the new ethical field
    Sharon R Kaufman
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine and Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 53:407-24. 2010
    ..The powerful connection between the technological imperative and its ethical necessity is rarely mentioned in Medicare reform debates...
  7. pmc Late-life cardiac interventions and the treatment imperative
    Janet K Shim
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical life: expectation and the double edge of medical promise
    Janet K Shim
    University of California, CA 94143 0612, USA
    Health (London) 11:245-64. 2007
    ..This latter feature of clinical life is rarely publicly acknowledged in an environment that emphasizes medical promise...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk, life extension and the pursuit of medical possibility
    Janet K Shim
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 28:479-502. 2006
    ..For practitioners and patients alike, the engagement of risk, the preservation of hope it facilitates and the routinisation of intervention it produces all contribute to the emerging mandate to treat at ever-older ages...
  10. pmc "Is there life on dialysis?": time and aging in a clinically sustained existence
    Ann J Russ
    Institute for Health and Aging, Box 0646, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0646, USA
    Med Anthropol 24:297-324. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Family involvement in end-of-life hospital care
    Jeanne M Tschann
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:835-40. 2003
    ..To examine whether the end-of-life treatment provided to hospitalized patients differed for those who had a family member present at death and those who did not...
  12. pmc Ironic technology: Old age and the implantable cardioverter defibrillator in US health care
    Sharon R Kaufman
    University of California, Institute for Health and Aging, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:6-14. 2011
    ..Two ethnographic examples document the ways in which those factors are lived in treatment discussions and in expectations about death and longevity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Family perceptions of prognosis, silence, and the "suddenness" of death
    Ann J Russ
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 29:103-23. 2005
    ..It reflects on the burdens of responsibility and regret posed to families by the ways communication is both conceived and evaded by different players in the hospital setting...
  14. pmc The value of "life at any cost": talk about stopping kidney dialysis
    Ann J Russ
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2236-47. 2007
    ..That, with time, there is a transition to be made from dialysis as "treatment" to end of life care could be better explained and managed to alleviate patients' confusion and unneeded isolation...

Research Grants1

  1. Longevity and Medical Treatment in Old Age
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....