Stefan Timmermans

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Death brokering: constructing culturally appropriate deaths
    Stefan 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
  2. doi request reprint Towards a sociology of disease
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 30:659-76. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Expanded newborn screening: articulating the ontology of diseases with bridging work in the clinic
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 34:208-20. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Clinical trials as treatment option: bioethics and health care disparities in substance dependency
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Department of Sociology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:1784-90. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Objectification, standardization, and commodification in health care: a conceptual readjustment
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:21-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The continued social transformation of the medical profession
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:S94-106. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Why modest geographic effects for asthma? Pharmaceutical treatment as neutralizing mechanism
    Stefan Timmermans
    University of California, USA
    Health (London) 11:431-54. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Caretaking as articulation work: the effects of taking up responsibility for a child with asthma on labor force participation
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1351-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint From autonomy to accountability: the role of clinical practice guidelines in professional power
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, University of California Los Angeles 90095 1551, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 48:490-501. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Patients-in-waiting: Living between sickness and health in the genomics era
    Stefan Timmermans
    University of California Los Angeles, Deparment of Sociology, 90095 1551, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:408-23. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Death brokering: constructing culturally appropriate deaths
    Stefan 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...
  2. doi request reprint Towards a sociology of disease
    Stefan 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...
  3. doi request reprint Expanded newborn screening: articulating the ontology of diseases with bridging work in the clinic
    Stefan 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...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical trials as treatment option: bioethics and health care disparities in substance dependency
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Department of Sociology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, United States
    Soc Sci Med 69:1784-90. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Objectification, standardization, and commodification in health care: a conceptual readjustment
    Stefan 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...
  6. doi request reprint The continued social transformation of the medical profession
    Stefan 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Why modest geographic effects for asthma? Pharmaceutical treatment as neutralizing mechanism
    Stefan 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Caretaking as articulation work: the effects of taking up responsibility for a child with asthma on labor force participation
    Stefan 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint From autonomy to accountability: the role of clinical practice guidelines in professional power
    Stefan 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...
  10. doi request reprint Patients-in-waiting: Living between sickness and health in the genomics era
    Stefan 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine and the reconfiguration of medical knowledge
    Stefan 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...
  12. doi request reprint Conducting implementation research in community-based primary care: a qualitative study on integrating patient decision support interventions for cancer screening into routine practice
    Dominick 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint The practice of medical technology
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071 Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 25:97-114. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint The promises and pitfalls of evidence-based medicine
    Stefan 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...
  15. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for children's asthma: satisfaction, care provider responsiveness, and networks of care
    Betina Freidin
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Health Res 18:43-55. 2008
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