Affiliation: University of California
- Death brokering: constructing culturally appropriate deathsStefan Timmermans
Sociology Department, University of California Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
Sociol Health Illn 27:993-1013. 2005..Medical professionals help create the ambiguity they promise to resolve, reinforcing the cultural need for more expert death brokering...
- Towards a sociology of diseaseStefan Timmermans
Department of Sociology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
Sociol Health Illn 30:659-76. 2008..Drawing from specific advances in science and technology studies and social epidemiology, we point to ways that sociologists can participate as health researchers...
- Expanded newborn screening: articulating the ontology of diseases with bridging work in the clinicStefan Timmermans
Department of Sociology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
Sociol Health Illn 34:208-20. 2012..We illustrate how clinicians bridge the gap between what was known about a disease prior to screening and anomalous screening results, leading to an ontological transformation of disease categories...
- Clinical trials as treatment option: bioethics and health care disparities in substance dependencyStefan Timmermans
UCLA, Department of Sociology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, United States
Soc Sci Med 69:1784-90. 2009....
- Objectification, standardization, and commodification in health care: a conceptual readjustmentStefan Timmermans
UCLA, Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
Soc Sci Med 69:21-7. 2009..We then outline a research agenda that would result from a more comprehensive assessment of how these processes manifest themselves in clinical care...
- The continued social transformation of the medical professionStefan Timmermans
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:S94-106. 2010..We conclude with implications to help inform policy makers' assessments of how the medical profession will react to policy initiatives...
- Why modest geographic effects for asthma? Pharmaceutical treatment as neutralizing mechanismStefan Timmermans
University of California, USA
Health (London) 11:431-54. 2007..Children with severe asthma did not benefit as much from medications but it was unclear that different communities made a difference in asthma care...
- Caretaking as articulation work: the effects of taking up responsibility for a child with asthma on labor force participationStefan Timmermans
Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:1351-63. 2007..Mothers pay a price for the indeterminate nature of articulation work by scaling back their involvement in the paid labor force...
- From autonomy to accountability: the role of clinical practice guidelines in professional powerStefan Timmermans
Department of Sociology, University of California Los Angeles 90095 1551, USA
Perspect Biol Med 48:490-501. 2005..Such non-adherence might render a profession vulnerable, however, when third parties seize upon guidelines and offer financial incentives to keep clinicians accountable for delivering optimal patient care...
- Patients-in-waiting: Living between sickness and health in the genomics eraStefan Timmermans
University of California Los Angeles, Deparment of Sociology, 90095 1551, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:408-23. 2010..Based on a review of related literatures, we suggest "patients-in-waiting" as an umbrella concept for those under medical surveillance between health and disease...
- Evidence-based medicine and the reconfiguration of medical knowledgeStefan Timmermans
Sociology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
J Health Soc Behav 45:177-93. 2004..In light of the mixed predictive record of professionalization theories, we conclude with a need for "evidence-based sociology" and a recalibration of basic premises underlying professionalization theories...
- Conducting implementation research in community-based primary care: a qualitative study on integrating patient decision support interventions for cancer screening into routine practiceDominick L Frosch
Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Health Expect 14:73-84. 2011..Despite a growing body of evidence supporting the efficacy of patient decision support interventions (DESI), little is known about their implementation in community-based primary care practices...
- The practice of medical technologyStefan Timmermans
Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071 Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
Sociol Health Illn 25:97-114. 2003....
- The promises and pitfalls of evidence-based medicineStefan Timmermans
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 24:18-28. 2005..Multifaceted implementation strategies that take the collaborative nature of medical work into consideration promise more effective changes in clinical practice...
- Complementary and alternative medicine for children's asthma: satisfaction, care provider responsiveness, and networks of careBetina Freidin
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Qual Health Res 18:43-55. 2008....