Kirsten McCaffery

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Attitudes towards HPV testing: a qualitative study of beliefs among Indian, Pakistani, African-Caribbean and white British women in the UK
    K McCaffery
    Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 88:42-6. 2003
  2. doi request reprint HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 73:473-9, 481. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient decision aids to support clinical decision making: evaluating the decision or the outcomes of the decision
    Kirsten McCaffery
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Decis Making 27:619-25. 2007
  4. pmc Social and psychological impact of HPV testing in cervical screening: a qualitative study
    K McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 82:169-74. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The challenge of shared decision making among patients with lower literacy: a framework for research and development
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Decis Making 30:35-44. 2010
  6. pmc Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 340:b4491. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Determining the impact of informed choice: separating treatment effects from the effects of choice and selection in randomized trials
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Decis Making 31:229-36. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Shared decision-making in Australia
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:205-11. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Shared decision making in Australia in 2011
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:234-9. 2011
  10. pmc A decision aid to support informed choices about bowel cancer screening among adults with low education: randomised controlled trial
    Sian K Smith
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 341:c5370. 2010

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. pmc Attitudes towards HPV testing: a qualitative study of beliefs among Indian, Pakistani, African-Caribbean and white British women in the UK
    K McCaffery
    Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 88:42-6. 2003
    ..The management of HPV within cervical screening raises important questions about informed participation. Our findings suggest that HPV testing has the potential to cause psychosocial harm to women and their partners and families...
  2. doi request reprint HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 73:473-9, 481. 2008
    ..To examine women's informed preference for the management of a mildly abnormal Pap smear and the impact of a decision aid...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient decision aids to support clinical decision making: evaluating the decision or the outcomes of the decision
    Kirsten McCaffery
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Decis Making 27:619-25. 2007
    ..Health and quality of life measured over the long term are presented as the primary outcomes. The authors propose that this design will allow the proper assessment of different modes of decision making...
  4. pmc Social and psychological impact of HPV testing in cervical screening: a qualitative study
    K McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 82:169-74. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the social and psychological impact of HPV testing in the context of cervical cancer screening...
  5. doi request reprint The challenge of shared decision making among patients with lower literacy: a framework for research and development
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Decis Making 30:35-44. 2010
    ..They consider where current research exists in the decision making literature and where more is needed if adults with limited literacy are to be better engaged in shared decision making in health care...
  6. pmc Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 340:b4491. 2010
    ..To assess which of three triage strategies for women with borderline abnormal cervical smear results in the best psychosocial outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Determining the impact of informed choice: separating treatment effects from the effects of choice and selection in randomized trials
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Decis Making 31:229-36. 2011
    ..The Rucker 2-stage randomized trial (RCT) design and method allows treatment, preference, and selection effects to be estimated separately in clinical trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Shared decision-making in Australia
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:205-11. 2007
    ..There is now awareness of the need to target the demand side by educating consumers to ask for information and involvement in their health care...
  9. doi request reprint Shared decision making in Australia in 2011
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:234-9. 2011
    ..However, priority needs to be given to SDM by both federal and state governments with greater investment in SDM research and in activities to support implementation in clinical practice...
  10. pmc A decision aid to support informed choices about bowel cancer screening among adults with low education: randomised controlled trial
    Sian K Smith
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 341:c5370. 2010
    ..To determine whether a decision aid designed for adults with low education and literacy can support informed choice and involvement in decisions about screening for bowel cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Understanding intentions and action in colorectal cancer screening
    Emily Power
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Behav Med 35:285-94. 2008
    ..Factors involved in forming intentions to attend cancer screening may be different from those involved in translating intentions into action...
  12. pmc Assisting informed decision making for labour analgesia: a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for labour analgesia versus a pamphlet
    Camille H Raynes-Greenow
    Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:15. 2010
    ..Decision aids are tools that present evidence based information and allow preference elicitation...
  13. doi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of post-treatment follow-up for stage I/II melanoma: a systematic review of the literature
    Lucie Rychetnik
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:721-36. 2013
    ..This systematic review summarised patient and clinician preferences, experiences and adherence with recommended follow-up of stage I/II melanoma...
  14. doi request reprint Follow-up of early stage melanoma: specialist clinician perspectives on the functions of follow-up and implications for extending follow-up intervals
    Lucie Rychetnik
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Surg Oncol 107:463-8. 2013
    ..There is limited evidence on the relative effectiveness of different follow-up schedules for patients with AJCC stage I or II melanoma, but less frequent follow-up than is currently recommended has been proposed...
  15. doi request reprint "I just signed": Factors influencing decision-making for school-based HPV vaccination of adolescent girls
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Australia, at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Health Psychol 29:618-25. 2010
    ..To date, there are no published studies describing decision-making processes and behavior postimplementation of HPV vaccination of adolescents participating in a school-based program...
  16. doi request reprint How do we achieve informed choice for women considering breast screening?
    Jolyn Hersch
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, Edward Ford Bldg A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 53:144-6. 2011
    ..This paper discusses the issues around informed choice for women considering breast screening...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increasing attendance at colorectal cancer screening: testing the efficacy of a mailed, psychoeducational intervention in a community sample of older adults
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behavior Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England, UK
    Health Psychol 22:99-105. 2003
    ..6% higher level of attendance. These results indicate that psychoeducational interventions can provide an effective means of modifying attitudes and increasing rates of screening attendance...
  18. doi request reprint Information needs and preferences of low and high literacy consumers for decisions about colorectal cancer screening: utilizing a linguistic model
    Sian K Smith
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 11:123-36. 2008
    ..The use of written decision aids (DAs) in clinical practice has proliferated. However, few DAs have been developed for low literacy users, despite this group having low knowledge about healthcare and lacking involvement in health decisions...
  19. doi request reprint Development and preliminary evaluation of a bowel cancer screening decision aid for adults with lower literacy
    Sian K Smith
    Screening and Diagnostic Test Evaluation Program, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 75:358-67. 2009
    ..However, few have been designed for populations with lower education and literacy. This article describes the development and preliminary evaluation of a bowel cancer screening decision aid for this group...
  20. doi request reprint Exploring patient involvement in healthcare decision making across different education and functional health literacy groups
    Sian K Smith
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 69:1805-12. 2009
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  21. pmc Women's views on overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening: a qualitative study
    Jolyn Hersch
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 346:f158. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint 'It's a logistical nightmare!' Recommendations for optimising human papillomavirus school-based vaccination experience
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Australia, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Sex Health 7:271-8. 2010
    ..This study examines the factors that were perceived to impact optimal vaccination experience...
  23. ncbi request reprint HPV triage testing or repeat Pap smear for the management of atypical squamous cells (ASCUS) on Pap smear: is there evidence of process utility?
    Kirsten Howard
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Econ 17:593-605. 2008
    ..A modelled application of trial-based data will allow characterisation of the true population costs, benefits, risks and harms of alternative triage strategies and subsequent policy implications thereof...
  24. ncbi request reprint Australian women's needs and preferences for information about human papillomavirus in cervical screening
    Kirsten McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Med Screen 12:134-41. 2005
    ..The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in cervical cancer and developments in medical technology to prevent cervical cancer has changed information needs for women participating in cervical screening...
  25. ncbi request reprint Testing positive for human papillomavirus in routine cervical screening: examination of psychosocial impact
    Kirsten McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BJOG 111:1437-43. 2004
    ..To examine the psychosocial impact of testing positive for high risk human papillomavirus (HPV) among women attending primary cervical screening...
  26. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about the risk factors for cervical cancer in a British population sample
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Prev Med 38:745-53. 2004
    ..We explored beliefs about the risk factors for cervical cancer in a large population sample...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reply to braillon and nicot
    Jolyn Hersch
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, Edward Ford Bldg A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence based Decision making, Transient Bldg F12, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 53:438. 2011
  28. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in cancer screening participation: comparing cognitive and psychosocial explanations
    Jane Wardle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:249-61. 2004
    ..Only the inclusion of the cognitive variables significantly reduced the variation associated with SES, providing better support for the cognitive than the psychosocial model...
  29. pmc Informed choice for screening: implications for evaluation
    Les Irwig
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building, A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 332:1148-50. 2006
  30. doi request reprint Do cervical cancer screening patient information leaflets meet the HPV information needs of women?
    Bronwyn Hall
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 72:78-87. 2008
    ..This study considered the degree to which women's own HPV questions were addressed in Australian cervical cancer screening patient information leaflets...
  31. ncbi request reprint Women's experiences of repeated HPV testing in the context of cervical cancer screening: a qualitative study
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychooncology 16:196-204. 2007
    ..To evaluate the psychosocial impact of taking part in repeated testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) in the context of cervical cancer screening...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening - pros, cons, choice, and the patient
    Lyndal Trevena
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 38:188-92. 2009
    ..There are challenges for both practitioners and consumers in communicating about screening in practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behavioral intentions in relation to the early detection of colorectal cancer in the United Kingdom
    Kirsten McCaffery
    Health Behaviour Unit, Cancer Research UK, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, England, UK
    Prev Med 36:525-35. 2003
    ..This study examined knowledge of CRC and the relationship between knowledge, attitudes to cancer, and intentions to engage in early detection behaviors for CRC in a national representative population sample...
  34. pmc Use of decision aids to support informed choices about screening
    Alexandra Barratt
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 329:507-10. 2004
  35. doi request reprint Do audio-guided decision aids improve outcomes? A randomized controlled trial of an audio-guided decision aid compared with a booklet decision aid for Australian women considering labour analgesia
    Camille H Raynes-Greenow
    Perinatal Research Group, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 12:407-16. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an audio-guided component: an audio-guided decision aid vs. a stand-alone booklet decision aid...
  36. doi request reprint What Australian women want and when they want it: cervical screening testing preferences, decision-making styles and information needs
    Mbathio Dieng
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Health Expect 16:177-88. 2013
    ..Australian women's attitudes and preferences to these changes are largely unknown. Quantitative data on information needs and community attitudes to informed decision making in screening in Australia are also limited...
  37. pmc Shared care in the follow-up of early-stage melanoma: a qualitative study of Australian melanoma clinicians' perspectives and models of care
    Lucie Rychetnik
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:468. 2012
    ..Shared care between melanoma specialists and general practitioners is an increasingly important approach to meeting the needs of a growing population of melanoma survivors...
  38. doi request reprint Does HPV vaccination affect women's attitudes to cervical cancer screening and safe sexual behaviour?
    Tanya Mather
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vaccine 30:3196-201. 2012
    ..Further research needs to specifically address young women's gaps in knowledge by developing initiatives promoting cervical screening...
  39. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and decision-making for labour analgesia of Australian primiparous women
    Camille H Raynes-Greenow
    Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, QEII Building D02 University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Midwifery 23:139-45. 2007
    ..to assess and investigate knowledge of labour pain management options and decision-making among primiparous women...
  40. ncbi request reprint What medical students value in a population health tutor: characteristics for consideration in staff recruitment and development
    Lyndal Trevena
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 16:51-8. 2003
    ..This analysis identifies the tutor characteristics rated most positively by medical students in a small-group course in population health and discusses their implication for staff recruitment and development...
  41. ncbi request reprint GPs' experience and attitudes toward new genetics: barriers and needs
    Qi Rong Huang
    School of Health Information Management, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 33:379-80. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' use of different cardiovascular risk assessment strategies: a qualitative study
    Carissa Bonner
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:485-9. 2013
    ..To identify factors that influence the extent to which general practitioners use absolute risk (AR) assessment in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of colorectal cancer screening
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
    Health Psychol 22:54-9. 2003
    ..The longitudinal data suggested that screening might produce transient positive effects...
  44. doi request reprint Validation of a measure of knowledge about human papillomavirus (HPV) using item response theory and classical test theory
    Jo Waller
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Prev Med 56:35-40. 2013
    ..While many studies have measured HPV knowledge, none has developed a validated measure for use across countries. We aimed to develop and validate such a measure...
  45. doi request reprint "Is cancer contagious?": Australian adolescent girls and their parents: making the most of limited information about HPV and HPV vaccination
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Australia, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Vaccine 28:3398-408. 2010
    ..To date, there are no published studies that explore knowledge about HPV and HPV vaccine post-implementation of the national school-based HPV vaccination program...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impediments to higher degree training for Australian clinical researchers in general practice
    Lyndal Trevena
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 18:157-65. 2005
    ..Evidence-based general practice requires skilled researchers in the field. This study explores the issues faced by professionals from the Australian general practice sector who were considering higher degree training in research...
  47. ncbi request reprint Integrated decision making: definitions for a new discipline
    Lyndal Trevena
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Department of General Practice, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 50:265-8. 2003
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Psychological, lifestyle and social predictors of hepatitis C treatment response: a systematic review
    Victoria A Sublette
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Liver Int 33:894-903. 2013
    ..To increase cure rates for Hepatitis C, barriers to treatment adherence and completion must be identified and overcome...
  49. doi request reprint Protection motivation theory and physical activity in the general population: a systematic literature review
    Linh Bui
    a School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 18:522-42. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the PMT shows some promise, however, there are still substantial gaps in the evidence. ..
  50. doi request reprint HPV vaccination and the effect of information framing on intentions and behaviour: an application of the theory of planned behaviour and moral norm
    Ilona Juraskova
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence based Decision making CeMPED School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 19:518-25. 2012
    ..However, making the genital warts aspect explicit may reduce HPV vaccination intention and behaviour due to perceived stigma associated with STIs...
  51. ncbi request reprint To freeze or not to freeze? Answering a question about the treatment of cutaneous warts
    Lyndal Trevena
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 32:738. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Bug breakfast in the bulletin: human papilloma virus
    Cate Wallace
    NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, NSW Department of Health
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:97-8. 2007
    ..The Bug Breakfast topic for October was Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The presenters covered the epidemiology of HPV, the newly introduced HPV vaccine and social and psychological issues relating to HPV vaccination...
  53. doi request reprint Communicating about screening
    Vikki A Entwistle
    Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, UK
    BMJ 337:a1591. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint The effects of colorectal cancer screening on health attitudes and practices
    Anne Miles
    Cancer Research UK Health Behavior Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1 6BT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:651-5. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Measuring cancer knowledge: comparing prompted and unprompted recall
    Jo Waller
    University College London, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:219-34. 2004
    ..Implications for future research on cancer knowledge and the most appropriate question format are discussed...