SHARON KAUFMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. 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...
  2. 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...