Responsibility, Medical Knowledge, Pain and Medical Harm
Ducey, Ariel, Claudia Donoso, Sue Ross, Magali Robert. “The (Commercialised) Experience of Operating: Embodied Preferences, Ambiguous Variations and Explaining Widespread Patient Harm,” Sociology of Health and Illness, 16 Nov 2022 (early view: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13579) PDF Download
Ducey, Ariel, Claudia Donoso, Sue Ross, Magali Robert. “From Anatomy to Patient Experience in Pelvic Floor Surgery: Mindlines, Evidence, Responsibility, and Transvaginal Mesh,” Social Science and Medicine 260: 113151, 2020. PDF Download
“Sensing Someone Else’s Pain: Ethical Historical Traces of Disciplined Interactions in Medical Care,” Santanu Dutta, Pratim Sengupta, Ariel Ducey. Conference: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2022. PDF of paper
Ducey, Ariel, with Barry Hoffmaster, Magali Robert, and Sue Ross. “Making Sense of Vaginal Mesh,” Ch. 10 in Health Matters: Evidence, Critical Social Science and Health Care in Canada, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Jacqueline Choiniere, Hugh Armstrong, Pat Armstrong, eds. University of Toronto Press, 2020. PDF Download
Ducey, Ariel and Shoghi Nikoo. “Formats of Responsibility: Elective Surgery in the Era of Evidence-Based Medicine,” Sociology of Health and Illness, 40(3): 494-507, 2018. PDF Download
Mazanderani, Fadhila, Jenny Kelly, Ariel Ducey. “From Embodied Risk to Embodying Hope: Therapeutic Experimentation and Experiential Information Sharing in a Contested Intervention for Multiple Sclerosis,” BioSocieties, 13(1): 232-254, 2018. PDF Download
Ducey, Ariel, Sue Ross, Terilyn Pott, Carmen Thompson. “The Moral Economy of Health Technology Assessment: An Empirical Qualitative Study,” Evidence and Policy, 13(1): 7-28, 2017.PDF Download
Gender, Racialization, and Neoliberalism in Training, Education and Health Care Work
Ducey, Ariel. Never Good Enough: Health Care Workers and the False Promise of Job Training. Cornell University Press, 2009. Table of Contents and Introduction, “Health Care and Getting by in America”
Ducey, Ariel. “Technologies of Caring Labor: From Objects to Affect,” pp. 18-32 in Intimate Labors, Eileen Boris and Rhacel Parreñas, eds. Stanford University Press, 2010. PDF_intimatelabors
Ducey, Ariel. “More Than a Job: Meaning, Affect, and Training Health Care Workers,” Pp. 187-208 in The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social, Patricia Clough and Jean Halley, eds., Duke University Press, 2007. PDF More than a Job
Ducey, Ariel, Heather Gautney, and Dominic Wetzel. “Regulating Affective Labor: Communication Skills Training in the Health Care Industry,” Research in the Sociology of Work, 12: 49-72, 2003. Chapter PDF
Harm, medical devices, and women’s health
Ross, Sue, Magali Robert, Ariel Ducey. “The Short Lifecycle of a Surgical Device: Literature Analysis Using McKinlay’s 7-Stage Model.” Health Policy and Technology, 4:168-188 2015. PDF Download
Ross, Sue, Charles Weijer, Amiram Gafni, Ariel Ducey, Carmen Thompson, Rene Lafreniere. “Ethics, Economics, and the Regulation and Adoption of New Medical Devices: Case Studies in Pelvic Floor Surgery,” BMC Medical Ethics 11 (14), 2010.
Knox, Erin, Kaylee Ramage, Natalie Scime, Ariel Ducey, Erin Brennand. “A Qualitative Study of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women Seeking Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery in Alberta, Canada,” Health and Social Care in the Community, September 2022.
Ramage, Kaylee, Ariel Ducey, Natalie Scime, Erin Knox, Erin Brennand. “’Broken’ – How Identities as Women, Mothers and Partners are Intertwined with the Experience of Living with and Seeking Treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 5179, 2022.
Gagliardi, Anna, Ariel Ducey, Pascale Lehoux, Thomas Turgeon, Sue Ross, Patricia Trbovich, Anthony Easty, Chaim Bell, David R. Urbach “Factors Influencing the Reporting of Adverse Medical Device Events: Qualitative Interviews with Physicians about Higher-Risk Implantable Devices,” BMJ Quality & Safety, 27: 190-8, 2018.
Gagliardi, Anna, Julie Takata, Ariel Ducey, Pascale Lehoux, Sue Ross, Patricia Trbovich, Anthony Easty, Chaim Bell, David R. Urbach. “Medical device recalls in Canada from 2005 to 2015,” International Journal of Technology Assessment and Health Care, 33(6): 708-14, 2017.
Gagliardi, Anna, Pascale Lehoux, Ariel Ducey, Anthony Easty, Sue Ross, Chaim Bell, Patricia Trbovich, Julie Takata, David R. Urbach. “Factors Constraining Patient Engagement in Implantable Medical Device Discussions and Decisions: Interviews with Physicians,” International Journal of Quality Health Care, 13: 1-7, 2017.
Gagliardi, Anna, Ariel Ducey, Pascale Lehoux, Sue Ross, Patricia Trbovich, Anthony Easty, Chaim Bell, Julie Takata, Christof Pabinger, David R. Urbach. “Meta-Review of the Quantity and Quality of Evidence for Knee Arthroplasty Devices,” PLOS One, 11(10):c0163032, 2016.
Gagliardi, Anna, Muriah Umoquit, Pascale Lehoux, Sue Ross, Ariel Ducey, David Urbach. “Identifying Optimal Post-Market Surveillance Strategies for Medical and Surgical Devices: Implications for Policy, Practice and Research,” BMJ Quality and Safety, 0: 1-9, 2013.