Janet K Shim

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Cultural health capital: A theoretical approach to understanding health care interactions and the dynamics of unequal treatment
    Janet K Shim
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94143 0612, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:1-15. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint CHWs get credit: a 10-year history of the first college-credit certificate for community health workers in the United States
    Mary Beth Love
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University and Community Health Works, San Francisco State University and City College of San Francisco, California, USA corrected
    Health Promot Pract 5:418-28. 2004

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Publications9

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Cultural health capital: A theoretical approach to understanding health care interactions and the dynamics of unequal treatment
    Janet K Shim
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94143 0612, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:1-15. 2010
    ..S. health care; their direct and indirect effects as instrumental as well as symbolic forms of capital; and their ability to account for the systematic yet variable relationship between social status and health care interactions...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint CHWs get credit: a 10-year history of the first college-credit certificate for community health workers in the United States
    Mary Beth Love
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University and Community Health Works, San Francisco State University and City College of San Francisco, California, USA corrected
    Health Promot Pract 5:418-28. 2004
    ..Program outcomes validate the approach...