M Gattellari

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does a deadline improve men's participation in self-administered health surveys? A randomized controlled trial in general practice
    M Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales and Centre for Research, Evidence, Management and Surveillance, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Australia
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:384-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-based randomised controlled trial of three different educational resources for men about prostate cancer screening
    Melina Gattellari
    Department of General Practice, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 57:168-82. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring men's preferences for involvement in medical care: getting the question right
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of General Practice, The University of New South Wales, and Division of Population Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:237-46. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Men's reactions to disclosed and undisclosed opportunistic PSA screening for prostate cancer
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Locked Bag 7008, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:386-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Does 'peer coaching' increase GP capacity to promote informed decision making about PSA screening? A cluster randomised trial
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales and Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Serveillance, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Fam Pract 22:253-65. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Will men attribute fault to their GP for adverse effects arising from controversial screening tests? An Australian study using scenarios about PSA screening
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of General Practice, University of New South Wales and Division of Population Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, LIVERPOOL NSW 1871, Australia
    J Med Screen 11:165-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A community study using specified and unspecified scenarios to investigate men's views about PSA screening
    Melina Gattellari
    Department of General Practice, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, Australia
    Health Expect 7:274-89. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Reconciling population benefits and women's individual autonomy in mammographic screening: in-depth interviews to explore women's views about 'informed choice'
    Claire Davey
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:69-77. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Sharing decisions in cancer care
    M Gattellari
    Department of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 52:1865-78. 2001
  10. pmc The management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) in Australian general practice: bridging the evidence-practice gap. A national, representative postal survey
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales and Centre for Research Management, Evidence and Surveillance Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 9:62. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Does a deadline improve men's participation in self-administered health surveys? A randomized controlled trial in general practice
    M Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales and Centre for Research, Evidence, Management and Surveillance, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Australia
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:384-7. 2004
    ..Many methods for maximizing follow-up remain untested. It is also unclear what level of follow-up is required to prevent bias being introduced...
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-based randomised controlled trial of three different educational resources for men about prostate cancer screening
    Melina Gattellari
    Department of General Practice, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 57:168-82. 2005
    ..003). Men require detailed information about the pros and cons of PSA screening in order to make an informed decision. Resources are not equivalent in achieving these outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring men's preferences for involvement in medical care: getting the question right
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of General Practice, The University of New South Wales, and Division of Population Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:237-46. 2005
    ..Available single-item measures exist to determine preferences, ranging from 'menu-based' questions to simpler Likert-type scales...
  4. ncbi request reprint Men's reactions to disclosed and undisclosed opportunistic PSA screening for prostate cancer
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Locked Bag 7008, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:386-9. 2005
    ..To assess the degree to which men considered it appropriate for general practitioners to order prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing if the testing was either "disclosed" or "undisclosed" to the patient...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does 'peer coaching' increase GP capacity to promote informed decision making about PSA screening? A cluster randomised trial
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales and Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Serveillance, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Fam Pract 22:253-65. 2005
    ..Very little effort has been directed to enable GPs to better informed decisions about PSA screening among their male patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Will men attribute fault to their GP for adverse effects arising from controversial screening tests? An Australian study using scenarios about PSA screening
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of General Practice, University of New South Wales and Division of Population Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, LIVERPOOL NSW 1871, Australia
    J Med Screen 11:165-9. 2004
    ..To determine men's attribution of fault for adverse consequences of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening...
  7. ncbi request reprint A community study using specified and unspecified scenarios to investigate men's views about PSA screening
    Melina Gattellari
    Department of General Practice, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, Australia
    Health Expect 7:274-89. 2004
    ..We explored the influence of different but factual scenarios about prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening on men's interest in having PSA screening to detect early prostate cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reconciling population benefits and women's individual autonomy in mammographic screening: in-depth interviews to explore women's views about 'informed choice'
    Claire Davey
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:69-77. 2005
    ..To explore women's reactions to 'informed choice' in mammographic screening...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sharing decisions in cancer care
    M Gattellari
    Department of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 52:1865-78. 2001
    ..Doctor - as well as patient - based interventions are required to promote patient participation...
  10. pmc The management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) in Australian general practice: bridging the evidence-practice gap. A national, representative postal survey
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales and Centre for Research Management, Evidence and Surveillance Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 9:62. 2008
    ..We aimed to identify gaps in current care, and asked GPs to identify potentially useful strategies to overcome barriers to best practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint GP and patient predictors of PSA screening in Australian general practice
    Melina Gattellari
    Division of Population Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Fam Pract 20:294-303. 2003
    ..We determined GP and patient variables associated first with men's prior uptake of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and, subsequently, its initiation during an 'index consultation' in Australian general practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with colorectal cancer: do Australian surgeons know the scientific evidence?
    Jeanette E Ward
    Division of Population Health, Southwestern Sydney Area Health Service, Locked Bag 7008, Liverpool, New South Wales 1780, Australia
    Arch Surg 137:1389-94. 2002
    ..Not all Australian surgeons are aware of the status of the current evidence for the management of colorectal cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Stroke unit care in a real-life setting: can results from randomized controlled trials be translated into every-day clinical practice? An observational study of hospital data in a large Australian population
    Melina Gattellari
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales and Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Stroke 40:10-7. 2009
    ..However, it is unclear whether this evidence can be successfully translated into routine clinical practice. We aimed to determine the effect of a coordinated rollout of funding for 22 stroke units on patient outcomes in Australia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patient education. PSA: pros and cons
    Melina Gattellari
    Division of Population Health, South West Sydney Area, Health Service and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 32:429-30. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint When the treatment goal is not cure: are patients informed adequately?
    Martin H N Tattersall
    Department of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 10:314-21. 2002
    ..0005), which persisted over a 2-week time span. Most patients were well informed, but important gaps remain, especially concerning information about prognosis and alternatives to cancer treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint When the treatment goal is not cure: are cancer patients equipped to make informed decisions?
    Melina Gattellari
    Medical Psychology Unit and Department of Cancer, University of Sydney, and Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 20:503-13. 2002
    ..We aimed to determine the extent to which patients with incurable cancer are adequately informed of their prognosis and treatment options and encouraged to participate in treatment decisions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trials in surgery: perceived barriers and attitudes of Australian colorectal surgeons
    M Gattellari
    Division of Population Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:1413-20. 2001
    ..3-69.3). CONCLUSION: These results reveal positive attitudes among Australian surgeons toward randomized, controlled trials, although concerns about the feasibility of randomized, controlled trials have been reinforced...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing surgeons' disclosure of risk information before carotid endarterectomy
    Sandy Middleton
    School of Nursing NSW, ACU National, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:618-24. 2006
    ..A survey was conducted to determine patients' recall of the extent and effect of preoperative disclosure by surgeons to patients of risks about carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  19. pmc Barriers to using warfarin in non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Melina Gattellari
    BMJ 332:303-4. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgeons' views about colorectal cancer screening before and after national guidelines
    Annie Cooney
    Med J Aust 177:278-9. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Barriers to the use of anticoagulation for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a representative survey of Australian family physicians
    Melina Gattellari
    Stroke 39:227-30. 2008
    ..Anticoagulation reduces the risk of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation yet remains underused. We explored barriers to the use of anticoagulants among Australian family physicians...