Kirsten J McCaffery

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint The influence of graphic display format on the interpretations of quantitative risk information among adults with lower education and literacy: a randomized experimental study
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med Decis Making 32:532-44. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A theoretical framework for measuring knowledge in screening decision aid trials
    Sian K Smith
    Psychosocial Research Group, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 89:330-6. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications19

  1. 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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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint The influence of graphic display format on the interpretations of quantitative risk information among adults with lower education and literacy: a randomized experimental study
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med Decis Making 32:532-44. 2012
    ..To test optimal graphic risk communication formats for presenting small probabilities using graphics with a denominator of 1000 to adults with lower education and literacy...
  5. doi request reprint A theoretical framework for measuring knowledge in screening decision aid trials
    Sian K Smith
    Psychosocial Research Group, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 89:330-6. 2012
    ..To describe a theoretical framework for assessing knowledge about the possible outcomes of participating in bowel cancer screening for the faecal occult blood test...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint The effects of communicating uncertainty in quantitative health risk estimates
    Thea Longman
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 89:252-9. 2012
    ..To examine the effects of communicating uncertainty in quantitative health risk estimates on participants' understanding, risk perception and perceived credibility of risk information source...
  14. ncbi request reprint The domino effect: adolescent girls' response to human papillomavirus vaccination
    Diana M Bernard
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at the Children s Hospital Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:297-300. 2011
    ..To examine the experience of fear, the fear response, and factors affecting fear in adolescents undergoing school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Pre-operative MRI for women with newly diagnosed breast cancer: perspectives on clinician and patient decision-making when evidence is uncertain
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Breast 19:10-2. 2010
    ..Clear communication about the limits of MRI to patients is needed alongside randomised trials to provide the evidence that benefit indeed outweighs the harms so that all parties involved may be comprehensively informed...
  17. doi request reprint When online becomes offline: attitudes to safer sex practices in older and younger women using an Australian internet dating service
    Deborah J Bateson
    Family Planning New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Sex Health 9:152-9. 2012
    ..An online survey compared characteristics of internet dating women aged 40 and above with 18 to 39 year olds, and determined the factors associated with protective safer sex attitudes...
  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 Impact of graphic format on perception of change in biological data: implications for health monitoring in conditions such as asthma
    Jesse Jansen
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Prim Care Respir J 21:94-100. 2012
    ..Variation in graphic format can substantially influence interpretation of data. Despite a large body of literature on the optimal design of graphs, little attention has been paid to the format of charts for health monitoring...