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...
- Qualitative factors in patients who die shortly after emergency department dischargeGelareh Z Gabayan
Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Department of Medicine, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA Emergency Medicine Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Acad Emerg Med 20:778-85. 2013..The goal in this hypothesis-generating study was to identify patient and process of care themes that may provide possible explanations for early postdischarge mortality...
- 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....
- 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....
- 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...