Publications 2019

Research Articles

  1. Jolliffe, L., Hoffmann, T. and Lannin, N.A., 2019. Increasing the uptake of stroke upper limb guideline recommendations with occupational therapists and physiotherapists. A qualitative study using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Australian Cccupational Therapy Journal.
  2. Bannach-Brown, A., Glasziou, P. and Carter, M., 2019. Technical Standards for Integrating Automation Tools for Evidence Synthesis. MetaArXiv. July, 8.
  3. O’Keeffe, M., Traeger, A.C., Hoffmann, T., Ferreira, G.E., Soon, J. and Maher, C., 2019. Can nudge-interventions address health service overuse and underuse? Protocol for a systematic review. BMJ open, 9(6), e029540.
  4. Thomas, E.T., Guppy, M., Straus, S.E., Bell, K.J. and Glasziou, P., 2019. Rate of normal lung function decline in ageing adults: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies. BMJ Open, 9(6), e028150.
  5. Truong, V.T., Moles, R.J., Schneider, C.R. and Stehlik, P., 2019. Pilot evaluation of an electronic game developed to teach medication history taking to pharmacy students. Pharmacy Education, 19(1).
  6. Scott, A.M., Clark, J., Julien, B., Islam, F., Roos, K., Grimwood, K., Little, P. and Del Mar, C.B., 2019. Probiotics for preventing acute otitis media in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 6, CD012941
  7. Muscat, D.M., Patel, P., Reid, S., Hoffmann, T., Albarqouni, L. and Trevena, L., 2019. Content analysis of clinical questions from Australian general practice which are prioritised for answering: identifying common question types and perceived knowledge gaps. BMJ evidence-based medicine.
  8. Viecelli, A.K., Polkinghorne, K.R., Pascoe, E.M., et al, 2019. Fish oil and aspirin effects on arteriovenous fistula function: Secondary outcomes of the randomised omega-3 fatty acids (Fish oils) and Aspirin in Vascular access OUtcomes in REnal Disease (FAVOURED) trial. PloS one, 14(3), e0213274.
  9. Dobler, C.C., 2019. Living well with a chronic respiratory disease. Breathe, 15(2): 93-94
  10. Stone, J.C., Glass, K., Clark, J., Munn, Z., Tugwell, P., Doi, S.A., 2019. A unified framework for bias assessment in clinical research. International journal of evidence-based healthcare, 17(2): 106-120.
  11. Scott, A.M., Sims, R., Degeling, C., Carter, S., Thomas, R., 2019. Developing and applying a deductive coding framework to assess the goals of Citizen/Community Jury deliberations. Health Expectations.
  12. Byambasuren, O., Beller, E., Glasziou, P. 2019. Current Knowledge and Adoption of Mobile Health Apps Among Australian General Practitioners: Survey Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 7(6): e13199
  13. Balasundaram, N., Phan, D., Mazzoni, D., Duong, E., Sweeny, A., Del Mar, C., Keijzers, G., 2019. Acute otitis media in children presenting to the emergency department: Is it diagnosed and managed appropriately? Journal of paediatrics and child health.
  14. Xu, X., Mishra, G.D., Jones, M., 2019. Trajectories of mental health symptoms for women in their 20s predict the onset of chronic physical conditions in their 30s: Two decades of follow-up of young Australian women. Journal of affective disorders, 246, 394-400.
  15. Fitzgerald, D., Hockey, R., Jones, M., Mishra, G., Waller, M., Dobson, A., 2019. Use of Online or Paper Surveys by Australian Women: Longitudinal Study of Users, Devices, and Cohort Retention. Journal of medical Internet research, 21(3), p.e10672.
  16. Menzies, R., O’Brian, S., Packman, A., Jones, M., Helgadóttir, F.D., Onslow, M., 2019. Supplementing stuttering treatment with online cognitive behavior therapy: An experimental trial. Journal of communication disorders, 80: 81-91.
  17. Menzies, R.G., Packman, A., Onslow, M., O'Brian, S., Jones, M., Helgadóttir, F.D., 2019. In-Clinic and Standalone Internet Cognitive Behavior Therapy Treatment for Social Anxiety in Stuttering: A Randomized Trial of iGlebe. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, pp.1-11.
  18. Trajkovski, N., O'Brian, S., Onslow, M., Packman, A., Lowe, R., Menzies, R., Jones, M., Reilly, S., 2019. A three-armed randomized controlled trial of Lidcombe Program and Westmead Program early stuttering interventions. Journal of fluency disorders, 81: 105708.
  19. McCaffery, K., Nickel, B., Pickles, K., Moynihan, R., Kramer, B., Barratt, A., Hersch, J., 2019. Resisting recommended treatment for prostate cancer: a qualitative analysis of the lived experience of possible overdiagnosis. BMJ open, 9(5), e026960.
  20. Veroniki, A.A., Bender, R., Glasziou, P., Straus, S.E., Tricco, A.C., 2019. The number needed to treat in pairwise and network meta-analysis and its graphical representation. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 111:11-22
  21. Schünemann, H.J., Mustafa, R.A., Brozek, J., .... Glasziou, P., et al., 2019. GRADE Guidelines: 22. The GRADE approach for tests and strategies-from test accuracy to patient important outcomes and recommendations. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, S0895-4356(17)31095-8.
  22. Mickan, S., Hilder, J., Wenke, R., Thomas, R., 2019. The impact of a small-group educational intervention for allied health professionals to enhance evidence-based practice: mixed methods evaluation. BMC Medical Education, 19(1), 131.
  23. Bannach-Brown, A., Tillmann, S., MacLeod, M.R., et al. 2019. Administration of galacto-oligosaccharide prebiotics in the Flinders Sensitive Line animal model of depression. BMJ Open Science, 3: e000017.
  24. Jansen, J., McKinn, S., Bonner, C., Muscat, D.M., Doust, J., McCaffery, K., 2019. Shared decision-making about cardiovascular disease medication in older people: a qualitative study of patient experiences in general practice. BMJ open, 9(3), e026342.
  25. Kelly, J.T., Warner, M.M., Conley, M., Reidlinger, D.P., Hoffmann, T., et al., 2019. Feasibility and acceptability of telehealth coaching to promote healthy eating in chronic kidney disease: a mixed-methods process evaluation. BMJ open, 9(1), e024551.
  26. Dimopoulos-Bick, T., Osten, R., Shipway, C., Trevena, L., Hoffmann, T., 2019. Shared decision making implementation: a case study analysis to increase uptake in New South Wales. Australian Health Review.
  27. Durand, M.A., Dannenberg, M.D., Saunders, C.H., Giguere, A.M., Alper, B.S., Hoffmann, T., et al., 2019. Modified Delphi survey for the evidence summarisation of patient decision aids: Study protocol. BMJ open, 9(3), e026701.
  28. Jolliffe, L., Morarty, J., Hoffmann, T., et al., 2019. Using audit and feedback to increase clinician adherence to clinical practice guidelines in brain injury rehabilitation: A before and after study. PloS one, 14(3), e0213525.
  29. Carragher, M., Ryan, B., Worrall, L., Thomas, S., Rose, M., Simmons-Mackie, N., Khan, A., Hoffmann, T.C., et al., 2019. Fidelity protocol for the Action Success Knowledge (ASK) trial: a psychosocial intervention administered by speech and language therapists to prevent depression in people with post-stroke aphasia. BMJ open, 9(5), e023560.
  30. Simon, C., Glasziou, P., 2019. A truly 'HANDI' resource. British Journal of General Practice, 69(679): 80-81.
  31. Bell, K.J., Doust, J., Glasziou, P., et al., 2019. Recognizing the Potential for Overdiagnosis: Are High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assays an Example?. Annals of internal medicine, 170(4), 259-261.
  32. O’Connor, A.M., Tsafnat, G., Gilbert, S.B., Thayer, K.A., Shemilt, I., Thomas, J., Glasziou, P., Wolfe, M.S., 2019. Still moving toward automation of the systematic review process: a summary of discussions at the third meeting of the International Collaboration for Automation of Systematic Reviews (ICASR). Systematic reviews, 8(1), 57.
  33. Pathirana, T., Hayen, A., Doust, J., Glasziou, P., Bell, K., 2019. Lifetime risk of prostate cancer overdiagnosis in Australia: quantifying the risk of overdiagnosis associated with prostate cancer screening in Australia using a novel lifetime risk approach. BMJ open, 9(3), e022457.
  34. Wilson, M.E., Dobler, C.C., Zubek, L., et al., 2019. Prevalence of disagreement about appropriateness of treatment between ICU patients/surrogates and clinicians. Chest (in press)
  35. Rosella, L.C., Kornas, K., Huang, A., Grant, L., Bornbaum, C., Henry, D., 2019. Population risk and burden of health behavioral–related all-cause, premature, and amenable deaths in Ontario, Canada: Canadian Community Health Survey–linked mortality files. Annals of epidemiology, 32, 49-57.
  36. Thomas, E.T., Glasziou, P. and Dobler, C.C., 2019. Use of the terms “overdiagnosis” and “misdiagnosis” in the COPD literature: a rapid review. Breathe, 15(1), pp.e8-e19.
  37. Dobler, C.C., Farah, M.H., Morrow, A.S., Alsawas, M., Benkhadra, R., Hasan, B., Prokop, L.J., Wang, Z. and Murad, M.H., 2019. Treatment of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: protocol for a systematic review and evidence map. BMJ open, 9(5), e027935.
  38. Havighurst, S.S., Kehoe, C.E., Harley, A.E., Johnson, A.M., Allen, N.B. and Thomas, R., 2019. Tuning in to Toddlers: Research protocol and recruitment for evaluation of an emotion socialization program for parents of toddlers. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, p.1054.
  39. Elshami, M., Alfaqawi, M., Abdalghafoor, T., ..., Albarqouni, L. Bottcher, B., 2019. Public Awareness and Barriers to Seeking Medical Advice for Colorectal Cancer in the Gaza Strip: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of global oncology, JGO-18.
  40. Moynihan, R., Brodersen, J., Heath, I., ... Glasziou, P., 2019. Reforming disease definitions: a new primary care led, people-centred approach. BMJ evidence-based medicine,
  41. Furuya-Kanamori, L., Walker, R. M., Gillespie, B. M., Clark, J., Doi, S. A. R., & Thalib, L. (2019). Effectiveness of Different Topical Treatments in the Healing of Pressure Injuries: A Network Meta-analysis. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20(4), 399-407.
  42. Bakhit, M., Del Mar, C., Gibson, E., Hoffmann, T., 2019. Exploring patients’ understanding of antibiotic resistance and how this may influence attitudes towards antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections: a qualitative study in Australian general practice. BMJ Open, 9(3), e026735. 
  43. Kimonis, E., Briggs, N., Brouwer-French, L., Frick, P., Hawes, D., Bagner, D., Thomas, R., Dadds, M., 2019. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Adapted for Preschoolers with Callous-Unemotional Traits: An Open Trial Pilot Study. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol, 48(sup1), S347-S361.
  44. Shalash, A., Alsalman, H.M., Hamed, A., Abu Helo, M., Ghandour, R., Albarqouni, L., Abu Rmeileh, N.M., 2019. The range and nature of reproductive health research in the occupied Palestinian territory: a scoping review. Reproductive Health, 16(1), 41.
  45. Cardona, M., Lewis, E., Shanmugam, S., et al. 2019. Dissonance on perceptions of end‐of‐life needs between health‐care providers and members of the public: Quantitative cross‐sectional surveys. Australasian Journal on Ageing.
  46. Albarqouni, L., Hoffmann, T., McLean, K., Price, K., Glasziou, P., 2019. Role of professional networks on social media in addressing clinical questions at general practice: a cross-sectional study of general practitioners in Australia and New Zealand. BMC family practice, 20(1), 43.
  47. Clark, J., Carter, M., Scott, A.M., Brassey, J., Del Mar, C., 2019. The TRIP database showed most acute respiratory infections questions were already addressed by Cochrane reviews. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 107, 60-65.
  48. Moynihan, R., Lai, A., Jarvis, H., Duggan, G., Goodrick, S., Beller, E., Bero, L., 2019. Undisclosed financial ties between guideline writers and pharmaceutical companies: a cross-sectional study across 10 disease categories. BMJ Open, 9(2), p.e025864.
  49. Shen, H.N., Lin, C.C., Hoffmann, T., Tsai, C.Y., Hou, W.H., Kuo, K.N., 2019. The relationship between health literacy and perceived shared decision making in patients with breast cancer. Patient education and counseling, 102(2), 360-366.
  50. Nickel, B., Semsarian, C., Moynihan, R., et al., 2019. Public perceptions of changing the terminology for low-risk thyroid cancer: a qualitative focus group study. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025820.
  51. Cleo, G., Glasziou, P., Beller, E., Isenring, E., Thomas, R., 2019. Habit-based interventions for weight loss maintenance in adults with overweight and obesity: a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Obesity, 43(2), 374-383.
  52. Lewis, E.T., Dent, E., Alkhouri, H., … Cardona, M., 2019. Which frailty scale for patients admitted via Emergency Department? A cohort study. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, 80, 104-114.
  53. Wenke, R., O’Shea, K., Hilder, J., Thomas, R., Mickan, S., 2019. Factors that influence the sustainability of structured allied health journal clubs: a qualitative study. BMC medical education, 19(1), 6.
  54. Thomas, R., Sims, R., Beller, E., Scott, A.M., Doust, J., Le Couteur, D., Pond, D., Loy, C., Forlini, C., Glasziou, P., 2019. An Australian community jury to consider case‐finding for dementia: Differences between informed community preferences and general practice guidelines. Health Expectations
  55. Degeling, C., Thomas, R., Rychetnik, L., 2019. Citizen’s juries can bring public voices on overdiagnosis into policy making. BMJ, 364:i351
  56. Albarqouni, L., Doust, J.A., Magliano, D., Barr, E.L., Shaw, J.E., Glasziou, P.P., 2019. External validation and comparison of four cardiovascular risk prediction models with data from the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle study. MJA, 210(4):161-167
  57. Hansen, M.P., Scott, A.M., McCullough, A., Thorning, S., Aronson, J.K., Beller, E.M., Glasziou, P.P., Hoffmann, T.C., Clark, J., Del Mar, C., 2019. Adverse events in people taking macrolide antibiotics versus placebo for any indication. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, CD011825
  58. Platt, R.W., Platt, R., Brown, J.S., Henry, D.A., Klungel, O.H., Suissa, S., 2019. How pharmacoepidemiology networks can manage distributed analyses to improve replicability and transparency and minimize bias. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety.
  59. Manuel, D.G., Bennett, C., Perez, R., Wilton, A.S., Dass, A.R., Laporte, A., Henry, D.A., 2019. Burden of health behaviours and socioeconomic position on health care expenditure in Ontario. F1000Research, 8.
  60. Bannach-Brown, A., Przybyła, P., Thomas, J., Rice, A.S., Ananiadou, S., Liao, J., Macleod, M.R., 2019. Machine learning algorithms for systematic review: reducing workload in a preclinical review of animal studies and reducing human screening error. Systematic Reviews, 8(1), 23.
  61. Ohkuma, T., Jun, M., Rodgers, A., Cooper, M.E., Glasziou, P., et al., 2019. Acute Increases in Serum Creatinine After Starting Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitor-based Therapy and Effects of its Continuation on Major Clinical Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The Advance Trial. Hypertension, 73(1), 84-91.
  62. Craig, L.E., Middleton, S., Hamilton, H., et al., 2019. Does the Addition of Non-Approved Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for rtPA Impact Treatment Rates? Findings in Australia, the UK, and the USA. Interventional Neurology, 8(1), 1-12.
  63. Lewis, E.T., Harrison, R., Hanly, L., Psirides, A., Zammit, A., McFarland, K., Dawson, A., Hillman, K., Barr, M., Cardona, M., 2019. End‐of‐life priorities of older adults with terminal illness and caregivers: A qualitative consultation. Health Expectations.
  64. Benchimol, E.I., Smeeth, L., Guttmann, A., Harron, K., Moher, D., Petersen, I., Sorensen, H.T., Januel, J.M., von Elm, E., Langan, S.M., Altman, D., de Klerk, N., Hemkens, L.G., Henry, D., et al. 2019. La déclaration RECORD (Reporting of Studies Conducted Using Observational Routinely Collected Health Data): directives pour la communication des études réalisées à partir de données de santé collectées en routine. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 191(8), E216-E230.
  65. Irwin, N.J., McCoy, C.P., McCullough, A.R. and Corbett, D.J., 2019. Use of in vitro and haptic assessments in the characterisation of surface lubricity. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 233(1), pp.84-90.


  1. Moynihan, R.N, Macdonald, H., Heneghan, C., Bero, L., Godlee, F., 2019. Commercial interests, transparency, and independence: a call for submissions. BMJ, 365:i1706.


  1. Moynihan, R.N., Clark, J., Albarqouni, L., 2019. Media Coverage of the Benefits and Harms of the 2017 Expanded Definition of High Blood Pressure. JAMA internal medicine, 179(2), pp.272-273.
  2. Moynihan, R., Barratt, A., Glasziou, P., 2019. Australia is responding to the complex challenge of overdiagnosis. MJA, doi: 10.5694/mja2.50197

Author's reply

  1. Glasziou, P. and Chalmers, I., 2019. Authors’ reply to Sharp and Curlewis, Ahmed and colleagues, and Sreeharan. BMJ: British Medical Journal (Online), 364, l808.


  1. O’Connor, A.M., Tsafnat, G., Thomas, J., Glasziou, P., Gilbert, S.B. and Hutton, B., 2019. A question of trust: can we build an evidence base to gain trust in systematic review automation technologies?. Systematic Reviews, 8(1), 143.
  2. Chalmers, I., Atkinson, P., Badenoch, D., Glasziou, P., Austvoll-Dahlgren, A., Oxman, A. and Clarke, M., 2019. The James Lind Initiative: books, websites and databases to promote critical thinking about treatment claims, 2003 to 2018. Research involvement and engagement, 5(1), p.6.
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