Professor Alexandra Barratt

MBBS, MPH, PhD, FAFPHM
Professor of Public Health

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Biographical details

Alexandra Barratt (MBBS, MPH, PhD, FAFPHM) is a Professor of Public Health in the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. She is an epidemiologist with a track record of research in the benefits and risks of screening for breast and prostate cancer, including overdiagnosis. She also has extensive experience in the development and evaluation of patient decision aids to support shared decision making in a range of contexts including cancer screening and women’s health.

Alex has co-authored over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters and published a book on prostate cancer screening. She has worked as a consulted for the National Breast Cancer Screening Initiative of Canada, the US National Cancer Institute, NHMRC, the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre, Family Planning NSW and the Ministry of Health NZ. She won back-to-back Australian Museum Eureka prizes for her radio series on cancer screening and evidence based medicine. She is an Australian Museum Eureka Prize Ambassador helping to promote public understanding of science, and a member of the Organising Committee for Preventing Overdiagnosis Conferences.

Research interests

  • Overdiagnosis in cancer screening
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Sexual and Reproductive health especially contraception

Teaching and supervision

Population Medicine Theme, Sydney Medical Program

Current projects

Overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening

Cancer screening: evidence and ethics

Women's understandings and experiences of contraception and effects on their sex lives

Knowledge and attitudes about Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Obesity and overweight: impact on pregnancy outcomes

Associations

Eureka Prize Ambassador

Awards and honours

2006 and 2007 Eureka Prize Winner for Medical Journalism

Selected grants

2014

  • Informing women about over-diagnosis in mammography screening: a randomised trial; McCaffery K, Barratt A, Jansen J, Houssami N, Dhillon H, McGeechan K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • Evaluating cancer screening: context, evidence, values and ethics; Carter S, Rychetnik L, Barratt A, Kerridge I; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2011

  • Contraception Understandings and Experiences of Australian Women; Richters J, Barratt A, Rutherford A, Bateson D, Brassil A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2010

  • Development and feasibility testing of a consumer questions program to increase consumer participation in decisions about their health; Shepherd H, Del Mar C, Barratt A, Trevena L, McGeechan K, Butow P, Bateson D, Del Mar C; Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making/Research Support.

2009

  • A randmised trial of consumers asking questons to prompt clinicians to discuss and apply evidence to their care; Barratt A; Beyondblue/Research Grant.
  • Evaluation of 2 FIMDM Programs in Australia; Barratt A, McCaffery K, Shepherd H; Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making/Research Support.

2008

  • Cancer Trials Australia online Website; Askie L, Barratt A; Cancer Australia/Support for Cancer Clinical Trials.
  • Cancer Trials Australia-OnLine: A tool for cancer patients to find open clinical trials and consider trial participation; Barratt A, Tattersall M, Askie L, Crossing S, Butow P, Currow D, McGeechan K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • A randomised trial of a web-based toolkit for applying evidence in the general practice cervical cancer prevention visit; Trevena L, McCaffery K, Barratt A, Leask J, Brotherton J, Dobbins T; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.

2007

  • A randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for bowel cancer screening for adults with low education and literacy; McCaffery K, Trevena L, Barratt A, Simpson J, Nutbeam D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • RCT of Consumers Asking Questions To Prompt Clinicians To Discuss and Apply Evidence to Their Care; Barratt A; Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making/Research Bequest.

2006

  • A randomised controlled trial of a meta-decision aid for evidence based; Trevena L, Barratt A, Dobbins T, McCaffery K; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.

2005

  • Development and evaluation of a literacy-sensitive decision aid for adults eligible for colorectal c; McCaffery K, Trevena L, Nutbeam D, Barratt A, Butow P, Simpson J; University of Sydney/Cancer Research Fund.

2004

  • Development and evaluation of a literacy sensitive decision aid for colorectal cancer screening; Butow P, Simpson J, Nutbeam D, McCaffery K, Trevena L, Barratt A; Sydney Cancer Research Fund /Research Grant.

2003

  • Department of Health & Ageing - Development of a decision tool for women considering HRT; Trevena L, Armstrong B, Barratt A, McCaffery K, O'Connor A, Callan P; Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care/BLO Project.

2002

  • Development and evaluation of a decision aid for women with a breech-presenting baby; Roberts C, Barratt A, Peat B, Henderson-Smart D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Screening and diagnosis: accuracy outcomes and informed decision-making; Irwig L, Barratt A, Craig J, Salkeld G, Glasziou P, Macaskill P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Program Grants.

2001

  • Consumer information materials and a communication aid for diagnostic tests for breast disease; Barratt A, Butow P, Houssami N, Redman S, Salkeld G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Chapman, S., Barratt, A., Stockler, M. (2010). Let sleeping dogs lie What men should know before getting tested for prostate cancer. Sydney: Sydney University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Barratt, A., Austoker, J. (2009). Decision aids and shared decision-making in mammography screening. In Adrian Edwards & Glyn Elwyn (Eds.), Shared Decision-Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice, (pp. 325-332). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Barratt, A., Cumming, R., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Guyatt, G., Muir Gray, J., Hicks, N., Raffle, A. (2008). Moving from evidence to action: Recommendations about screening. In Gordon Guyatt & Drummond Rennie (Eds.), Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, (pp. 663-678). United States: American Medical Association.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K. (2008). Using decision aids to involve clients in clinical decision-making. In Joy Higgs, Mark A Jones, Stephen Loftus, Nicole Christensen (Eds.), Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions: 3rd Edition, (pp. 367-376). Australia: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Raffle, A., Barratt, A., Gray, J. (2006). Assuring screening programmes. In Pencheon, D.,Guest, C., Melzer, D.,Gray,M. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice, Second Edition, (pp. 258-265). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Trevena, L., Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Caldwell, P. (2004). Communicating evidence to patients. In Virginia A. Moyer, Elizabeth J. Elliott..[et al.] (Eds.), Evidence-based pediatrics and child health, (pp. 129-138). London: BMJ Books.
  • Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Cumming, R., Glasziou, P., Raffle, A., Hicks,, N., Muir, G. (2002). Moving from evidence to action: recommendations about screening. In Gordon Guyatt & Drummond Rennie (Eds.), Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, (pp. 583-597). United States: American Medical Association.
  • Jaeschke, R., Guyatt,, G., Barratt, A., Walters, S., Cook, D., McAlister, F., Attia, J. (2002). Therapy and Understanding the Results: Measures of Association. In Gordon Guyatt & Drummond Rennie (Eds.), Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, (pp. 363-389). United States: American Medical Association.
  • Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Cumming, R., Raffle, A., Hicks,, N., Gray, J., Guyatt,, G. (2001). Screening. In Pencheon D, Guest C, Melzer D, Muir-Gray (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice, (pp. 236-243). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Smith, S., Kearney, P., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Nutbeam, D., McCaffery, K. (2014). Informed choice in bowel cancer screening: A qualitative study to explore how adults with lower education use decision aids. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 17(4), 551-522. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., McGeechan, K., Jenkins, M., Barratt, A., Tattersall, M., Wilcken, N. (2013). Combination versus sequential single agent chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (12), 1-91. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Abelson, J., Thornton, H., Barratt, A., Entwistle, V., Mackenzie, G., Salkeld, G., Glasziou, P. (2013). Enhancing citizen engagement in cancer screening through deliberative democracy. National Cancer Institute. Journal, 105(6), 380-386. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2013). Expanding the evidence on cancer screening: the value of scientific, social and ethical perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(10), 536-539. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., McGeechan, K., Barratt, A., Herbert, R. (2013). Internet-based randomized controlled trials: a systematic review. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 20(3), 568-576. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Jansen, J., Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Houssami, N., Howard, K., Dhillon, H., McCaffery, K. (2013). Women's views on overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening: a qualitative study. BMJ, 346(7892), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Barratt, A., Trevena, L., Simpson, J., Jansen, J., McCaffery, K. (2012). A theoretical framework for measuring knowledge in screening decision aid trials. Patient Education and Counseling, 89(2), 330-336. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Tattersall, M. (2012). Barriers to recruitment in cancer trials: No longer medical oncologists' attitudes. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(2), 112-113. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., McGeechan, K., Herbert, R. (2012). Blinding of participants in trials assessing the impact of caffeine removal on health outcomes: the results of an online randomised controlled trial. Australasian Epidemiologist, 19(1), 26-32.
  • Barratt, A., Glasziou, P. (2012). Do the benefits of screening mammography outweigh the harms of overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment? Medical Journal of Australia, 196(11), 681-681. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Evans, A., Simes, R., Newsom, J., Kent, D., Crossing, S., Holliday, C., Segelov, E., Hruby, G., Tattersall, M. (2012). Identifying and prioritising gaps in colorectal cancer trials research in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 197(9), 507-511. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Askie, L., Butow, P., McGeechan, K., Crossing, S., Currow, D., Tattersall, M. (2012). Impact of a cancer clinical trials web site on discussions about trial participation: a cluster randomized trial. Annals of Oncology, 23(7), 1912-1918. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., Carter, S., Jamtvedt, G. (2012). Internet trials: participant experiences and perspectives. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Askie, L., McGeechan, K., Arora, S., Crossing, S., Currow, D., Tattersall, M. (2011). Adding value to clinical trial registries: insights from Australian Cancer Trials Online, a website for consumers. Clinical Trials, 8(1), 70-76. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Crossing, S., Butow, P., Hanson, S., Tattersall, M. (2011). Consumer input into research: the Australian Cancer Trials website. Health Research Policy and Systems, 9(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wakefield, C., Watts, K., Meiser, B., Sansom-Daly, U., Barratt, A., Mann, G., Lobb, E., Gaff, C., Howard, K., Patel, M. (2011). Development and pilot testing of an online screening decision aid for men with a family history of prostate cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 83(1), 64-72. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Jansen, J., Irwig, L., Barratt, A., Thornton, H., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2011). How do we achieve informed choice for women considering breast screening? Preventive Medicine, 53(3), 144-146. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., McGeechan, K., Askie, L., Simes, R., Tattersall, M. (2011). Landscape of cancer clinical trials in Australia: using trial registries to guide future research. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 387-391. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Jansen, J., Irwig, L., Barratt, A., Thornton, H., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2011). Reply to Braillon and Nicot. Preventive Medicine, 53(6), 438-438. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Smith, S., Shepherd, H., Sze, M., Dhillon, H., Jansen, J., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Trevena, L., Carey, K., Tattersall, M., Barratt, A. (2011). Shared decision making in Australia in 2011. German Journal for Evidence and Quality in Health Care (Zeitschrift fuer Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitaet im Gesundheitswesen), 105(4), 234-239. [More Information]
  • Shepherd, H., Barratt, A., Trevena, L., McGeechan, K., Carey, K., Epstein, R., Butow, P., Del Mar, C., Entwistle, V., Tattersall, M. (2011). Three questions that patients can ask to improve the quality of information physicians give about treatment options: A cross-over trial. Patient Education and Counseling, 84(3), 379-385. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Simpson, J., Barratt, A., Nutbeam, D., McCaffery, K. (2010). A decision aid to support informed choices about bowel cancer screening among adults with low education: randomised controlled trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 341(2010), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Jamtvedt, G., Herbert, R., Flottorp, S., Odgaard-Jensen, J., Håvelsrud, K., Barratt, A., Mathieu, E., Burls, A., Oxman, A. (2010). A pragmatic randomised trial of stretching before and after physical activity to prevent injury and soreness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44, 1002-1009. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Tattersall, M., McGeechan, K., Dear, R., Wilcken, N. (2010). Combination versus sequential single agent chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (10), CD008792-CD008792. [More Information]
  • Morrell, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Howard, K., Biesheuval, C., Armstrong, B. (2010). Estimates of overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer associated with screening mammography. Cancer Causes and Control: an international journal of studies of cancer in human populations, 21(2), 275-282. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Barratt, A. (2010). Has PSA testing truly been a public health disaster"?". Medical Journal of Australia. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., McGeechan, K., Davey, H., Howard, K., Houssami, N. (2010). Helping women make choices about mammography screening: An online randomized trial of a decision aid for 40-year-old women. Patient Education and Counseling, 81(1), 63-72. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Turner, R., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E., Barratt, A. (2010). Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 340, b4491-1-b4491-13. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Barratt, A., Mann, G., Patel, M. (2009). A model of prostate-specific antigen screening outcomes for low- to high-risk men: information to support informed choices. Archives of Internal Medicine, 169(17), 1603-1610. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Dixon, A., Nutbeam, D., Simpson, J., McCaffery, K. (2009). Development and preliminary evaluation of a bowel cancer screening decision aid for adults with lower literacy. Patient Education and Counseling, 75(3), 358-367. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Stockler, M. (2009). Screening for prostate cancer: explaining new trial results and their implications to patients. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(4), 226-229. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Crisp, J., Rychetnik, L., Barratt, A. (2009). The Australian experience of nurses' preparedness for evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Management, 17(4), 510-518. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Rychetnik, L., Crisp, J., Barratt, A. (2009). Views on evidence from nursing and midwifery opinion leaders. Nurse Education Today, 29(8), 829-834. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A. (2008). Evidence Based Medicine and Shared Decision Making: The challenge of getting both evidence and preferences into health care. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(3), 407-12. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Barratt, A., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E. (2008). HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: Evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(3), 473-481. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Nutbeam, D., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K. (2008). Information needs and preferences of low and high literacy consumers for decisions about colorectal cancer screening: utilizing a linguistic model. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 11(2), 123-136. [More Information]
  • Wakefield, C., Meiser, B., Gaff, C., Barratt, A., Patel, M., Suthers, G., Lobb, E., Ramsay, J., Mann, G. (2008). Issues Faced by Unaffected Men With a Family History of Prostate Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Overview. The Journal of Urology, 180, 38-46. [More Information]
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2008). Randomized trial of a self-administered decision aid for colorectal cancer screening. Journal of Medical Screening, 15(2), 76-81. [More Information]
  • Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Houssami, N. (2008). The impact of different criteria for selecting information to be provided to women undergoing diagnostic breast tests. Patient Education and Counseling, 71(1), 86-94. [More Information]
  • Shepherd, H., Barratt, A., Tattersall, M., Trevena, L., Butow, P., Del Mar, C., McGeechan, K., Hazell, K. (2008). The use of Standardised Patients (SPs) to assess, audit and improve oncologists’ consultation skills. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 4(S2), A69.
  • Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Deeks, J. (2007). A one-item question with a Likert or Visual Analog Scale adequately measured current anxiety. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 60(4), 356-360. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A. (2007). Development and pilot-testing of a decision aid for women with a breech-presenting baby. Midwifery, 23(1), 38-47. [More Information]
  • Biesheuvel, C., Barratt, A., Howard, K., Houssami, N., Irwig, L. (2007). Effects of study methods and biases on estimates of invasive breast cancer overdetection with mammography screening: a systematic review. Lancet Oncology, 8(12), 1129-1138. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A., Peat, B. (2007). Evaluation of a decision aid for women with breech presentation at term: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN14570598]. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 114(3), 325-333. [More Information]
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Isaacs, A., Barratt, A. (2007). GPs want tailored, user friendly evidence summaries--a cross sectional study in New South Wales. Australian Family Physician, 36(12), 1065-1069. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., Davey, H., McGeechan, K., Howard, K., Houssami, N. (2007). Informed choice in mammography screening: a randomized trial of a decision aid for 70-year-old women. Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(19), 2039-2046. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Shepherd, H., Trevena, L., Juraskova, I., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Hazell, K., Tattersall, M. (2007). Shared decision-making in Australia. Zeitschrift fuer Aerztliche Fortbildung und Qualitaet Gesundheitswesen, 101(4), 205-211. [More Information]
  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., Barratt, A., Holding, S. (2007). The news is [not] all good: misrepresentations and inaccuracies in Australian news media reports on prostate cancer screening. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(9), 507-510. [More Information]
  • Trevena, L., Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Caldwell, P. (2006). A systematic review on communicating with patients about evidence. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 12(1), 13-23. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A. (2006). Cancer screening: benefits, harms and making an informed choice. Australian Family Physician, 35(1-2), 39-42. [More Information]
  • Elwyn, G., O'Connor, A., Barratt, A., Butow, P. (2006). Developing a quality criteria framework for patient decision aids: online international Delphi consensus process. BMJ: British Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/bmj.38926.629329.AE (published 14 Augu, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Moore, A., Barratt, A., Tucker, K., Gaff, C., Kirk, J., Dudding, T., Butt, D. (2006). Development of a communication aid to facilitate risk communication in consultations with unaffected women from high risk breast cancer families: A pilot study. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 15(5), 393-405. [More Information]
  • Davey, E., Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Mannes, P., Saville, A. (2006). Effect of study design and quality on unsatisfactory rates, cytology classifications, and accuracy in liquid-based versus conventional cervical cytology: a systematic review. The Lancet, 367(9505), 122-132. [More Information]
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2006). Impact of privacy legislation on the number and characteristics of people who are recruited for research: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Medical Ethics, 32(8), 473-477. [More Information]
  • Davey, E., Barratt, A., Macaskill, P., Saville, A. (2006). Liquid-based versus conventional cervical cytology - Reply. The Lancet, 367(9521), 1482-1483.
  • Barratt, A. (2006). Moynihan R, Cassels A. Selling Sickness. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2005. Evidence-Based Medicine, 11(3), 93-93.
  • Hendry, G., Hyde, S., Barratt, A. (2006). Short report: Employer ratings of graduates from a graduate entry problem based medical program. Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 7(3), 62-65.
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Barratt, A., Bell, J., Olive, E., Peat, B. (2006). Systematic review of adverse outcomes of external cephalic version and persisting breech presentation at term. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 20(2), 163-171. [More Information]
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Meiser, B., Tucker, K. (2005). Differences in individual approaches: Communication in the familial breast cancer consultation and the effect on patient outcomes. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 14(1), 43-53. [More Information]
  • Hendry, G., Heinrich, P., Lyon, P., Barratt, A., Simpson, J., Hyde, S., Gonsalkorale, S., Hyde, M., Mgaieth, S. (2005). Helping students understand their learning styles: Effects on study self-efficacy, preferance for group work, and group climate. Educational Psychology: an international journal of experimental educational psychology, 25(4), 395-407.
  • Barratt, A., Howard, K., Irwig, L., Houssami, N. (2005). Model of outcomes of screening mammography - Authors' reply. British Medical Journal, 331(7512), 351-351.
  • Barratt, A., Howard, K., Irwig, L., Salkeld, G., Houssami, N. (2005). Model of outcomes of screening mammography: Author’s reply. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 331(7512), 351.
  • Barratt, A., Howard, K., Irwig, L., Salkeld, G., Houssami, N. (2005). Model of outcomes of screening mammography: information to support informed choices. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 330(7497), 936-940. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Wyer, P., Guyatt,, G., Simpson, J. (2005). NNT for studies with long-term follow-up. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 172(5), 613-615.
  • Rychetnik, L., Hawe, P., Waters, E., Barratt, A., Frommer, M. (2004). A Glossary For Evidence Based Public Health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(7), 538-545.
  • Irwig, L., Macaskill, P., Farnsworth, A., Wright, R., McCool, J., Barratt, A., Simpson, J. (2004). A randomized crossover trial of PAPNET for primary cervical screening. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 57(1), 75-81.
  • McCaffery, K., Barratt, A. (2004). Assessing psychosocial/quality of life outcomes in screening: how do we do it better? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(12), 968-970.
  • Howard, K., Levy, M., Quilty, S., Barratt, A., Butler, T. (2004). Children Of Prisoners: A Growing Public Health Problem. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28(4), 339-343.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Meiser, B., Gaff, C., Young, M., Haan, E., Suthers, G., Gattas, M., Tucker, K. (2004). Communication And Information-Giving In High-Risk Breast Cancer Consultations: Influence On Patient Outcomes. British Journal of Cancer, 90(2), 321-327.
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Barratt, A., Brodrick, B., Peat, B. (2004). Pregnant Women's Preferences And Knowledge Of Term Breech Management, In An Australian Setting. Midwifery, 20(2), 181-187.
  • Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Barratt, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2004). Protocol For The Evaluation Of A Decision Aid For Women With A Breech-Presenting Baby [Isrctn14570598]. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 4(1), 26-26.
  • Barratt, A., Coates, A. (2004). Screening decreases prostate cancer death: first analysis of the 1988 Quebec Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 181(4), 213-214.
  • Barratt, A., Wyer, P., Hatala, R., McGinn, T., Dans, A., Keitz, S., Moyer, V., Guyatt, G. (2004). Tips For Learners Of Evidence-Based Medicine: 1. Relative Risk Reduction, Absolute Risk Reduction And Number Needed To Treat. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171(4), 353-358.
  • Wyer, P., Keitz, S., Hatala, R., Hayward, R., Barratt, A., Montori, V., Wooltorton, E., Guyatt, G. (2004). Tips for learning and teaching evidence-based medicine: introduction to the series. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171(4), 347-348.
  • Barratt, A., Trevena, L., Davey, H., McCaffery, K. (2004). Use Of Decision Aids To Support Informed Choices About Screening. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 329, 507-510.
  • Davey, H., Lim, J., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Redman, S. (2004). Women'S Preferences For And Views On Decision-Making For Diagnostic Tests. Social Science and Medicine, 58(9), 1699-1707.
  • Davey, H., Lim, J., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Houssami, N., Higginson, R. (2003). Consumer information materials for diagnostic breast tests: women's views on information and their understanding of test results. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 6(4), 298-311.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A. (2003). Integrated decision making: definitions for a new discipline. Patient Education and Counseling, 50(3), 265-268.
  • Adelstein, B., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Salkeld, G. (2003). Is home screening for bowel cancer a good idea? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(3), 265-266.
  • Dean, S., Barratt, A., Hendry, G., Lyon, P. (2003). Preparedness for hospital practice among graduates of a problem-based, graduate-entry medical program. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(4), 163-166.
  • Butow, P., Lobb, E., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Tucker, K. (2003). Psychological outcomes and risk perception after genetic testing and counselling in breast cancer: a systematic review. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(2), 77-81.
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Lobb, E., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Tucker, K. (2003). Reducing psychological distress in a genetic counseling consultation for breast cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 12(3), 243-264.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Gaff, C., Young, M., Kirk, J., Gattans, M., Gleeson, M., Tucker, K. (2003). Women's preferences and consultants' communication of risk in consultations about familial breast cancer: impact on patient outcomes. Journal of Medical Genetics, 40(5 - e56), 1-8.
  • Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Salkeld, G., Houssami, N. (2002). Benefits, harms and costs of screening mammography in women 70 years and over: a systematic review. Medical Journal of Australia, 176(6), 266-271.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer Screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902. [More Information]
  • Hendry, G., Barratt, A. (2002). Evidence-based education: How can we decide on the best way to teach? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 4(1), 4-11.
  • Craig, J., Barratt, A., Cumming, R., Irwig, L., Salkeld, G. (2002). Feasibility study of the early detection and treatment of renal disease by mass screening. Internal Medicine Journal, 32(1-2), 6-14.
  • Croft, E., Barratt, A., Butow, P. (2002). Information about tests for breast cancer: What are we telling people? Journal Of Family Practice, 51(10), 858-860.
  • Davey, H., Barratt, A., Davey, E., Butow, P., Redman, S., Houssami, N., Salkeld, G. (2002). Medical tests: Women's reported and preferred decision-making roles and preferences for information on benefits, side-effects and false results. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 5(4), 330-340.
  • Berry, A., Barratt, A. (2002). Prophylatic antibiotic use in transurethral prostatic resection: A meta-analysis. The Journal of Urology, 167(2 (Part 1)), 571-577.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Friedlander, M., Barratt, A., Schnieden, V., Watson, M., Brown, J., Tucker, K. (2002). Psychological impact of genetic testing in women from high-risk breast cancer families. European Journal of Cancer, 38(15), 2025-2031.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Gaff, C., Young, M., Kirk, J., Suthers, G., Tucker, K. (2002). Tailoring communication in consultations with women from high risk breast cancer families. British Journal of Cancer, 87(5), 502-508.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Kirk, J., Gattas, M., Haan, E., Tucker, K. (2002). The use of audiotapes in consultations with women from high risk breast cancer families: a randomised trial. Journal of Medical Genetics, 39(9), 697-703.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Tucker, K., Meiser, B. (2001). How do geneticists and genetic counselors counsel women from high-risk breast cancer families? Journal of Genetic Counseling, 10, 185-199.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Schnieden, V., Gattas,, M., Kirk, F., Gaff, C., Suthers, H., Tucker, K. (2001). Long-term outcomes of genetic conseling in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 44(3), 215-225.
  • Barratt, A. (2001). Making the most of Pap tests. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 55(11), 774-775.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Gattas,, M., Gaff, C., Haan, E., Lee, K., Dudding, T., Tucker, P. (2001). Risk perceptions and knowledge of breast cancer genetics in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Psychology and Health: an international journal, 16, 297-311.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Suthers, G., Smith, M., Cooley, A., Thompson, E., Tucker, K. (2000). Attitudes to genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Journal of Medical Genetics, 37, 472-476.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Friedlander, M., Kirk, J., Gaff, C., Haan, E., Aittomaki, K., Tucker, K. (2000). Breast cancer screening uptake in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 59(2), 101-111.

Conferences

  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2005). Applying population level evidence with individual patients: An HRT decision aid example. 3rd International Conference of Evidence-Based Healthcare Teachers and Developers. BMJ Publications.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2005). The impact of privacy legislation on the characteristics of people who are recruited for research: a randomised controlled trial. NHMRC Ethics in Human Research Conference, Australia: NHMRC: National Health and Medical ResearchCouncil.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2004). A general practice-based randomised trial of a decision aid for colorectal cancer screening. 2nd Conference for the European Association of Communication in Healthcare. (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Trevena, L., McCaffery, K., Barratt, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connor, A. (2004). Development and evaluation of a decision aid for women considering hormone therapy in the menopause. Fourth Research Conference 2004 "From Cell to Society 4", Sydney: Faculties of Health, University of Sydney.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2003). New approaches to preference elicitation, estimation and representation of probabilistic screening information within a home-based decision aid for colorectal cancer screening in general practice. 2nd International Shared Decision Making Conference.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2002). The art and science of clinical decision making in general practice: the development of a decision aid for colorectal cancer screening decisions. GP & PHC Research Conference, 2002, Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Craig, J., Irwig, L., Stockler, M., Barratt, A., Cumming, R., Caplehorn, J. (2001). Clinical epidemiology education: to help culture change now and generate new research later. 4th International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services.

Patents

  • Hammond, I., Farnsworth, A., Barratt, A., Bell, S., Bloomfield, P., Connelly, L., Culpan, M., Davy, M., Frazer, I., Hindmarsh, M., et al (2005).

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K., Irwig, L. (2003). More haste less speed in the implementation of screening decision aids. BMJ Rapid Response.

Report

  • Barratt, A., Edwards, A., Trevena, L., McCaffery, A., Woloshin, S., Bekker, H., Timmermans, D., Charvet, A. (2004). 2004 International Patient Decision Aid Standards. Chapter 5: Presenting Probabilities.
  • Trevena, L., McCaffery, K., Barratt, A., Armstrong, B. (2004). Making decisions: Should I take hormone replacement therapy.

Other

  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffrey, K., Armstrong, B., O'Connor, A. (2005), Making decisions: Should I use hormone replacement therapy? (HRT).

2014

  • Smith, S., Kearney, P., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Nutbeam, D., McCaffery, K. (2014). Informed choice in bowel cancer screening: A qualitative study to explore how adults with lower education use decision aids. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 17(4), 551-522. [More Information]

2013

  • Dear, R., McGeechan, K., Jenkins, M., Barratt, A., Tattersall, M., Wilcken, N. (2013). Combination versus sequential single agent chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (12), 1-91. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Abelson, J., Thornton, H., Barratt, A., Entwistle, V., Mackenzie, G., Salkeld, G., Glasziou, P. (2013). Enhancing citizen engagement in cancer screening through deliberative democracy. National Cancer Institute. Journal, 105(6), 380-386. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2013). Expanding the evidence on cancer screening: the value of scientific, social and ethical perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(10), 536-539. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., McGeechan, K., Barratt, A., Herbert, R. (2013). Internet-based randomized controlled trials: a systematic review. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 20(3), 568-576. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Jansen, J., Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Houssami, N., Howard, K., Dhillon, H., McCaffery, K. (2013). Women's views on overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening: a qualitative study. BMJ, 346(7892), 1-13. [More Information]

2012

  • Smith, S., Barratt, A., Trevena, L., Simpson, J., Jansen, J., McCaffery, K. (2012). A theoretical framework for measuring knowledge in screening decision aid trials. Patient Education and Counseling, 89(2), 330-336. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Tattersall, M. (2012). Barriers to recruitment in cancer trials: No longer medical oncologists' attitudes. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(2), 112-113. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., McGeechan, K., Herbert, R. (2012). Blinding of participants in trials assessing the impact of caffeine removal on health outcomes: the results of an online randomised controlled trial. Australasian Epidemiologist, 19(1), 26-32.
  • Barratt, A., Glasziou, P. (2012). Do the benefits of screening mammography outweigh the harms of overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment? Medical Journal of Australia, 196(11), 681-681. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Evans, A., Simes, R., Newsom, J., Kent, D., Crossing, S., Holliday, C., Segelov, E., Hruby, G., Tattersall, M. (2012). Identifying and prioritising gaps in colorectal cancer trials research in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 197(9), 507-511. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Askie, L., Butow, P., McGeechan, K., Crossing, S., Currow, D., Tattersall, M. (2012). Impact of a cancer clinical trials web site on discussions about trial participation: a cluster randomized trial. Annals of Oncology, 23(7), 1912-1918. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., Carter, S., Jamtvedt, G. (2012). Internet trials: participant experiences and perspectives. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, 1-16. [More Information]

2011

  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Askie, L., McGeechan, K., Arora, S., Crossing, S., Currow, D., Tattersall, M. (2011). Adding value to clinical trial registries: insights from Australian Cancer Trials Online, a website for consumers. Clinical Trials, 8(1), 70-76. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., Crossing, S., Butow, P., Hanson, S., Tattersall, M. (2011). Consumer input into research: the Australian Cancer Trials website. Health Research Policy and Systems, 9(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wakefield, C., Watts, K., Meiser, B., Sansom-Daly, U., Barratt, A., Mann, G., Lobb, E., Gaff, C., Howard, K., Patel, M. (2011). Development and pilot testing of an online screening decision aid for men with a family history of prostate cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 83(1), 64-72. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Jansen, J., Irwig, L., Barratt, A., Thornton, H., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2011). How do we achieve informed choice for women considering breast screening? Preventive Medicine, 53(3), 144-146. [More Information]
  • Dear, R., Barratt, A., McGeechan, K., Askie, L., Simes, R., Tattersall, M. (2011). Landscape of cancer clinical trials in Australia: using trial registries to guide future research. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 387-391. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Jansen, J., Irwig, L., Barratt, A., Thornton, H., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2011). Reply to Braillon and Nicot. Preventive Medicine, 53(6), 438-438. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Smith, S., Shepherd, H., Sze, M., Dhillon, H., Jansen, J., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Trevena, L., Carey, K., Tattersall, M., Barratt, A. (2011). Shared decision making in Australia in 2011. German Journal for Evidence and Quality in Health Care (Zeitschrift fuer Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitaet im Gesundheitswesen), 105(4), 234-239. [More Information]
  • Shepherd, H., Barratt, A., Trevena, L., McGeechan, K., Carey, K., Epstein, R., Butow, P., Del Mar, C., Entwistle, V., Tattersall, M. (2011). Three questions that patients can ask to improve the quality of information physicians give about treatment options: A cross-over trial. Patient Education and Counseling, 84(3), 379-385. [More Information]

2010

  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Simpson, J., Barratt, A., Nutbeam, D., McCaffery, K. (2010). A decision aid to support informed choices about bowel cancer screening among adults with low education: randomised controlled trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 341(2010), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Jamtvedt, G., Herbert, R., Flottorp, S., Odgaard-Jensen, J., Håvelsrud, K., Barratt, A., Mathieu, E., Burls, A., Oxman, A. (2010). A pragmatic randomised trial of stretching before and after physical activity to prevent injury and soreness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44, 1002-1009. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Tattersall, M., McGeechan, K., Dear, R., Wilcken, N. (2010). Combination versus sequential single agent chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (10), CD008792-CD008792. [More Information]
  • Morrell, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Howard, K., Biesheuval, C., Armstrong, B. (2010). Estimates of overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer associated with screening mammography. Cancer Causes and Control: an international journal of studies of cancer in human populations, 21(2), 275-282. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Barratt, A. (2010). Has PSA testing truly been a public health disaster"?". Medical Journal of Australia. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., McGeechan, K., Davey, H., Howard, K., Houssami, N. (2010). Helping women make choices about mammography screening: An online randomized trial of a decision aid for 40-year-old women. Patient Education and Counseling, 81(1), 63-72. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Barratt, A., Stockler, M. (2010). Let sleeping dogs lie What men should know before getting tested for prostate cancer. Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Turner, R., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E., Barratt, A. (2010). Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 340, b4491-1-b4491-13. [More Information]

2009

  • Howard, K., Barratt, A., Mann, G., Patel, M. (2009). A model of prostate-specific antigen screening outcomes for low- to high-risk men: information to support informed choices. Archives of Internal Medicine, 169(17), 1603-1610. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Austoker, J. (2009). Decision aids and shared decision-making in mammography screening. In Adrian Edwards & Glyn Elwyn (Eds.), Shared Decision-Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice, (pp. 325-332). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Dixon, A., Nutbeam, D., Simpson, J., McCaffery, K. (2009). Development and preliminary evaluation of a bowel cancer screening decision aid for adults with lower literacy. Patient Education and Counseling, 75(3), 358-367. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Stockler, M. (2009). Screening for prostate cancer: explaining new trial results and their implications to patients. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(4), 226-229. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Crisp, J., Rychetnik, L., Barratt, A. (2009). The Australian experience of nurses' preparedness for evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Management, 17(4), 510-518. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Rychetnik, L., Crisp, J., Barratt, A. (2009). Views on evidence from nursing and midwifery opinion leaders. Nurse Education Today, 29(8), 829-834. [More Information]

2008

  • Barratt, A. (2008). Evidence Based Medicine and Shared Decision Making: The challenge of getting both evidence and preferences into health care. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(3), 407-12. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Irwig, L., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Barratt, A., Lewicka, M., Clarke, J., Weisberg, E. (2008). HPV testing versus repeat Pap testing for the management of a minor abnormal Pap smear: Evaluation of a decision aid to support informed choice. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(3), 473-481. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Nutbeam, D., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K. (2008). Information needs and preferences of low and high literacy consumers for decisions about colorectal cancer screening: utilizing a linguistic model. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 11(2), 123-136. [More Information]
  • Wakefield, C., Meiser, B., Gaff, C., Barratt, A., Patel, M., Suthers, G., Lobb, E., Ramsay, J., Mann, G. (2008). Issues Faced by Unaffected Men With a Family History of Prostate Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Overview. The Journal of Urology, 180, 38-46. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Cumming, R., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Guyatt, G., Muir Gray, J., Hicks, N., Raffle, A. (2008). Moving from evidence to action: Recommendations about screening. In Gordon Guyatt & Drummond Rennie (Eds.), Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, (pp. 663-678). United States: American Medical Association.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2008). Randomized trial of a self-administered decision aid for colorectal cancer screening. Journal of Medical Screening, 15(2), 76-81. [More Information]
  • Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Houssami, N. (2008). The impact of different criteria for selecting information to be provided to women undergoing diagnostic breast tests. Patient Education and Counseling, 71(1), 86-94. [More Information]
  • Shepherd, H., Barratt, A., Tattersall, M., Trevena, L., Butow, P., Del Mar, C., McGeechan, K., Hazell, K. (2008). The use of Standardised Patients (SPs) to assess, audit and improve oncologists’ consultation skills. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 4(S2), A69.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K. (2008). Using decision aids to involve clients in clinical decision-making. In Joy Higgs, Mark A Jones, Stephen Loftus, Nicole Christensen (Eds.), Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions: 3rd Edition, (pp. 367-376). Australia: Butterworth Heinemann.

2007

  • Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Deeks, J. (2007). A one-item question with a Likert or Visual Analog Scale adequately measured current anxiety. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 60(4), 356-360. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A. (2007). Development and pilot-testing of a decision aid for women with a breech-presenting baby. Midwifery, 23(1), 38-47. [More Information]
  • Biesheuvel, C., Barratt, A., Howard, K., Houssami, N., Irwig, L. (2007). Effects of study methods and biases on estimates of invasive breast cancer overdetection with mammography screening: a systematic review. Lancet Oncology, 8(12), 1129-1138. [More Information]
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Barratt, A., Peat, B. (2007). Evaluation of a decision aid for women with breech presentation at term: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN14570598]. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 114(3), 325-333. [More Information]
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Isaacs, A., Barratt, A. (2007). GPs want tailored, user friendly evidence summaries--a cross sectional study in New South Wales. Australian Family Physician, 36(12), 1065-1069. [More Information]
  • Mathieu, E., Barratt, A., Davey, H., McGeechan, K., Howard, K., Houssami, N. (2007). Informed choice in mammography screening: a randomized trial of a decision aid for 70-year-old women. Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(19), 2039-2046. [More Information]
  • McCaffery, K., Shepherd, H., Trevena, L., Juraskova, I., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Hazell, K., Tattersall, M. (2007). Shared decision-making in Australia. Zeitschrift fuer Aerztliche Fortbildung und Qualitaet Gesundheitswesen, 101(4), 205-211. [More Information]
  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., Barratt, A., Holding, S. (2007). The news is [not] all good: misrepresentations and inaccuracies in Australian news media reports on prostate cancer screening. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(9), 507-510. [More Information]

2006

  • Trevena, L., Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Caldwell, P. (2006). A systematic review on communicating with patients about evidence. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 12(1), 13-23. [More Information]
  • Raffle, A., Barratt, A., Gray, J. (2006). Assuring screening programmes. In Pencheon, D.,Guest, C., Melzer, D.,Gray,M. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice, Second Edition, (pp. 258-265). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Barratt, A. (2006). Cancer screening: benefits, harms and making an informed choice. Australian Family Physician, 35(1-2), 39-42. [More Information]
  • Elwyn, G., O'Connor, A., Barratt, A., Butow, P. (2006). Developing a quality criteria framework for patient decision aids: online international Delphi consensus process. BMJ: British Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/bmj.38926.629329.AE (published 14 Augu, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Moore, A., Barratt, A., Tucker, K., Gaff, C., Kirk, J., Dudding, T., Butt, D. (2006). Development of a communication aid to facilitate risk communication in consultations with unaffected women from high risk breast cancer families: A pilot study. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 15(5), 393-405. [More Information]
  • Davey, E., Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Chan, S., Macaskill, P., Mannes, P., Saville, A. (2006). Effect of study design and quality on unsatisfactory rates, cytology classifications, and accuracy in liquid-based versus conventional cervical cytology: a systematic review. The Lancet, 367(9505), 122-132. [More Information]
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2006). Impact of privacy legislation on the number and characteristics of people who are recruited for research: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Medical Ethics, 32(8), 473-477. [More Information]
  • Davey, E., Barratt, A., Macaskill, P., Saville, A. (2006). Liquid-based versus conventional cervical cytology - Reply. The Lancet, 367(9521), 1482-1483.
  • Barratt, A. (2006). Moynihan R, Cassels A. Selling Sickness. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2005. Evidence-Based Medicine, 11(3), 93-93.
  • Hendry, G., Hyde, S., Barratt, A. (2006). Short report: Employer ratings of graduates from a graduate entry problem based medical program. Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 7(3), 62-65.
  • Nassar, N., Roberts, C., Barratt, A., Bell, J., Olive, E., Peat, B. (2006). Systematic review of adverse outcomes of external cephalic version and persisting breech presentation at term. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 20(2), 163-171. [More Information]

2005

  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2005). Applying population level evidence with individual patients: An HRT decision aid example. 3rd International Conference of Evidence-Based Healthcare Teachers and Developers. BMJ Publications.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Meiser, B., Tucker, K. (2005). Differences in individual approaches: Communication in the familial breast cancer consultation and the effect on patient outcomes. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 14(1), 43-53. [More Information]
  • Hendry, G., Heinrich, P., Lyon, P., Barratt, A., Simpson, J., Hyde, S., Gonsalkorale, S., Hyde, M., Mgaieth, S. (2005). Helping students understand their learning styles: Effects on study self-efficacy, preferance for group work, and group climate. Educational Psychology: an international journal of experimental educational psychology, 25(4), 395-407.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffrey, K., Armstrong, B., O'Connor, A. (2005), Making decisions: Should I use hormone replacement therapy? (HRT).
  • Barratt, A., Howard, K., Irwig, L., Houssami, N. (2005). Model of outcomes of screening mammography - Authors' reply. British Medical Journal, 331(7512), 351-351.
  • Barratt, A., Howard, K., Irwig, L., Salkeld, G., Houssami, N. (2005). Model of outcomes of screening mammography: Author’s reply. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 331(7512), 351.
  • Barratt, A., Howard, K., Irwig, L., Salkeld, G., Houssami, N. (2005). Model of outcomes of screening mammography: information to support informed choices. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 330(7497), 936-940. [More Information]
  • Barratt, A., Wyer, P., Guyatt,, G., Simpson, J. (2005). NNT for studies with long-term follow-up. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 172(5), 613-615.
  • Hammond, I., Farnsworth, A., Barratt, A., Bell, S., Bloomfield, P., Connelly, L., Culpan, M., Davy, M., Frazer, I., Hindmarsh, M., et al (2005).
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2005). The impact of privacy legislation on the characteristics of people who are recruited for research: a randomised controlled trial. NHMRC Ethics in Human Research Conference, Australia: NHMRC: National Health and Medical ResearchCouncil.

2004

  • Barratt, A., Edwards, A., Trevena, L., McCaffery, A., Woloshin, S., Bekker, H., Timmermans, D., Charvet, A. (2004). 2004 International Patient Decision Aid Standards. Chapter 5: Presenting Probabilities.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2004). A general practice-based randomised trial of a decision aid for colorectal cancer screening. 2nd Conference for the European Association of Communication in Healthcare. (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Rychetnik, L., Hawe, P., Waters, E., Barratt, A., Frommer, M. (2004). A Glossary For Evidence Based Public Health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(7), 538-545.
  • Irwig, L., Macaskill, P., Farnsworth, A., Wright, R., McCool, J., Barratt, A., Simpson, J. (2004). A randomized crossover trial of PAPNET for primary cervical screening. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 57(1), 75-81.
  • McCaffery, K., Barratt, A. (2004). Assessing psychosocial/quality of life outcomes in screening: how do we do it better? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(12), 968-970.
  • Howard, K., Levy, M., Quilty, S., Barratt, A., Butler, T. (2004). Children Of Prisoners: A Growing Public Health Problem. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28(4), 339-343.
  • Trevena, L., Davey, H., Barratt, A., Butow, P., Caldwell, P. (2004). Communicating evidence to patients. In Virginia A. Moyer, Elizabeth J. Elliott..[et al.] (Eds.), Evidence-based pediatrics and child health, (pp. 129-138). London: BMJ Books.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Meiser, B., Gaff, C., Young, M., Haan, E., Suthers, G., Gattas, M., Tucker, K. (2004). Communication And Information-Giving In High-Risk Breast Cancer Consultations: Influence On Patient Outcomes. British Journal of Cancer, 90(2), 321-327.
  • Trevena, L., McCaffery, K., Barratt, A., Armstrong, B., O'Connor, A. (2004). Development and evaluation of a decision aid for women considering hormone therapy in the menopause. Fourth Research Conference 2004 "From Cell to Society 4", Sydney: Faculties of Health, University of Sydney.
  • Trevena, L., McCaffery, K., Barratt, A., Armstrong, B. (2004). Making decisions: Should I take hormone replacement therapy.
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Barratt, A., Brodrick, B., Peat, B. (2004). Pregnant Women's Preferences And Knowledge Of Term Breech Management, In An Australian Setting. Midwifery, 20(2), 181-187.
  • Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Barratt, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., Peat, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2004). Protocol For The Evaluation Of A Decision Aid For Women With A Breech-Presenting Baby [Isrctn14570598]. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 4(1), 26-26.
  • Barratt, A., Coates, A. (2004). Screening decreases prostate cancer death: first analysis of the 1988 Quebec Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 181(4), 213-214.
  • Barratt, A., Wyer, P., Hatala, R., McGinn, T., Dans, A., Keitz, S., Moyer, V., Guyatt, G. (2004). Tips For Learners Of Evidence-Based Medicine: 1. Relative Risk Reduction, Absolute Risk Reduction And Number Needed To Treat. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171(4), 353-358.
  • Wyer, P., Keitz, S., Hatala, R., Hayward, R., Barratt, A., Montori, V., Wooltorton, E., Guyatt, G. (2004). Tips for learning and teaching evidence-based medicine: introduction to the series. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 171(4), 347-348.
  • Barratt, A., Trevena, L., Davey, H., McCaffery, K. (2004). Use Of Decision Aids To Support Informed Choices About Screening. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 329, 507-510.
  • Davey, H., Lim, J., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Redman, S. (2004). Women'S Preferences For And Views On Decision-Making For Diagnostic Tests. Social Science and Medicine, 58(9), 1699-1707.

2003

  • Davey, H., Lim, J., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Houssami, N., Higginson, R. (2003). Consumer information materials for diagnostic breast tests: women's views on information and their understanding of test results. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 6(4), 298-311.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A. (2003). Integrated decision making: definitions for a new discipline. Patient Education and Counseling, 50(3), 265-268.
  • Adelstein, B., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Salkeld, G. (2003). Is home screening for bowel cancer a good idea? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(3), 265-266.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K., Irwig, L. (2003). More haste less speed in the implementation of screening decision aids. BMJ Rapid Response.
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2003). New approaches to preference elicitation, estimation and representation of probabilistic screening information within a home-based decision aid for colorectal cancer screening in general practice. 2nd International Shared Decision Making Conference.
  • Dean, S., Barratt, A., Hendry, G., Lyon, P. (2003). Preparedness for hospital practice among graduates of a problem-based, graduate-entry medical program. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(4), 163-166.
  • Butow, P., Lobb, E., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Tucker, K. (2003). Psychological outcomes and risk perception after genetic testing and counselling in breast cancer: a systematic review. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(2), 77-81.
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Lobb, E., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Tucker, K. (2003). Reducing psychological distress in a genetic counseling consultation for breast cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 12(3), 243-264.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Gaff, C., Young, M., Kirk, J., Gattans, M., Gleeson, M., Tucker, K. (2003). Women's preferences and consultants' communication of risk in consultations about familial breast cancer: impact on patient outcomes. Journal of Medical Genetics, 40(5 - e56), 1-8.

2002

  • Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Salkeld, G., Houssami, N. (2002). Benefits, harms and costs of screening mammography in women 70 years and over: a systematic review. Medical Journal of Australia, 176(6), 266-271.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer Screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902. [More Information]
  • Hendry, G., Barratt, A. (2002). Evidence-based education: How can we decide on the best way to teach? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 4(1), 4-11.
  • Craig, J., Barratt, A., Cumming, R., Irwig, L., Salkeld, G. (2002). Feasibility study of the early detection and treatment of renal disease by mass screening. Internal Medicine Journal, 32(1-2), 6-14.
  • Croft, E., Barratt, A., Butow, P. (2002). Information about tests for breast cancer: What are we telling people? Journal Of Family Practice, 51(10), 858-860.
  • Davey, H., Barratt, A., Davey, E., Butow, P., Redman, S., Houssami, N., Salkeld, G. (2002). Medical tests: Women's reported and preferred decision-making roles and preferences for information on benefits, side-effects and false results. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 5(4), 330-340.
  • Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Cumming, R., Glasziou, P., Raffle, A., Hicks,, N., Muir, G. (2002). Moving from evidence to action: recommendations about screening. In Gordon Guyatt & Drummond Rennie (Eds.), Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, (pp. 583-597). United States: American Medical Association.
  • Berry, A., Barratt, A. (2002). Prophylatic antibiotic use in transurethral prostatic resection: A meta-analysis. The Journal of Urology, 167(2 (Part 1)), 571-577.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Friedlander, M., Barratt, A., Schnieden, V., Watson, M., Brown, J., Tucker, K. (2002). Psychological impact of genetic testing in women from high-risk breast cancer families. European Journal of Cancer, 38(15), 2025-2031.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Gaff, C., Young, M., Kirk, J., Suthers, G., Tucker, K. (2002). Tailoring communication in consultations with women from high risk breast cancer families. British Journal of Cancer, 87(5), 502-508.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2002). The art and science of clinical decision making in general practice: the development of a decision aid for colorectal cancer screening decisions. GP & PHC Research Conference, 2002, Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Kirk, J., Gattas, M., Haan, E., Tucker, K. (2002). The use of audiotapes in consultations with women from high risk breast cancer families: a randomised trial. Journal of Medical Genetics, 39(9), 697-703.
  • Jaeschke, R., Guyatt,, G., Barratt, A., Walters, S., Cook, D., McAlister, F., Attia, J. (2002). Therapy and Understanding the Results: Measures of Association. In Gordon Guyatt & Drummond Rennie (Eds.), Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, (pp. 363-389). United States: American Medical Association.

2001

  • Craig, J., Irwig, L., Stockler, M., Barratt, A., Cumming, R., Caplehorn, J. (2001). Clinical epidemiology education: to help culture change now and generate new research later. 4th International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services.
  • Lobb, E., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Tucker, K., Meiser, B. (2001). How do geneticists and genetic counselors counsel women from high-risk breast cancer families? Journal of Genetic Counseling, 10, 185-199.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Schnieden, V., Gattas,, M., Kirk, F., Gaff, C., Suthers, H., Tucker, K. (2001). Long-term outcomes of genetic conseling in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 44(3), 215-225.
  • Barratt, A. (2001). Making the most of Pap tests. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 55(11), 774-775.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Gattas,, M., Gaff, C., Haan, E., Lee, K., Dudding, T., Tucker, P. (2001). Risk perceptions and knowledge of breast cancer genetics in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Psychology and Health: an international journal, 16, 297-311.
  • Barratt, A., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Cumming, R., Raffle, A., Hicks,, N., Gray, J., Guyatt,, G. (2001). Screening. In Pencheon D, Guest C, Melzer D, Muir-Gray (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice, (pp. 236-243). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

2000

  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Suthers, G., Smith, M., Cooley, A., Thompson, E., Tucker, K. (2000). Attitudes to genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Journal of Medical Genetics, 37, 472-476.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barratt, A., Friedlander, M., Kirk, J., Gaff, C., Haan, E., Aittomaki, K., Tucker, K. (2000). Breast cancer screening uptake in women at increased risk of developing hereditary breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 59(2), 101-111.

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