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

Research Grants

  1. Longevity and Medical Treatment in Old Age
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Old Age, Life Extension, and Geriatrics
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. TECHNOLOGY USE AND PROLONGING DYING IN OLDER ADULTS
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Longevity and Medical Treatment in Old Age
    Sharon R Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2010

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...

Research Grants11

  1. Longevity and Medical Treatment in Old Age
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. Old Age, Life Extension, and Geriatrics
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. TECHNOLOGY USE AND PROLONGING DYING IN OLDER ADULTS
    SHARON KAUFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The interpretive goal is to examine why closing the gap between what health consumers say they want and what actually happens with advanced technologies is so difficult. ..
  4. Longevity and Medical Treatment in Old Age
    Sharon R Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....