Dr Kevin McGeechan

Senior Lecturer
Public Health, School of Public Health

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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.

2013

  • Rekindle Sexuality After Cancer: Development and Testing of a Novel Web-Based Psychoeducational Resource for BOTH Survivors and their Partners; Lawsin C, Butow P, Juraskova I, Lambert S, Kay J, McGeechan K, Boyle F, Batt G, Miller A, Brotto L, Ritterband L; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2012

  • Randomised Controlled Evaluation of a Complex Intervention to Promote Uptake of School-based HPV Vaccination; Skinner R, Cooper S, McCaffery K, Zimet G, McGeechan K, Whyte P, Regan D, Marshall H, Stoney T; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Feasibility study of an RCT for an intervention to reduce late pregnancy stillbirth; Raynes-Greenow C, Gordon A, Morris J, McGeechan K; Stillbirth Foundation Australia/Grant-in-Aid.
  • A mobile-phone administered weight management program tailored for young adults; Allman-Farinelli M, Bauman A, Denney-Wilson E, Harris M, McGeechan K; HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation/Project Grant.

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.

2008

  • 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.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Mathieu, E., Herbert, R., McGeechan, K., Herbert, J., Barratt, A. (2014). A theoretical analysis showed that blinding cannot eliminate potential for bias associated with beliefs about allocation in randomized clinical trials. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67(6), 667-671. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., McGeechan, K., Mohapatra, L. (2014). A three-year comparative study of continuation rates, bleeding patterns and satisfaction in Australian women using a subdermal contraceptive implant or progestogen releasing-intrauterine system. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 19(1), 5-14. [More Information]
  • Bell, K., Beller, E., Sundstrom, J., McGeechan, K., Hayen, A., Irwig, L., Neal, B., Glasziou, P. (2014). Ambulatory blood pressure adds little to Framingham Risk Score for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older men: secondary analysis of observational study data. BMJ Open, 4(9), 1-9. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Bossuyt, P. (2014). An assessment of the relationship between clinical utility and predictive ability measures and the impact of mean risk in the population. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 14(July), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Bin Dhim, N., Naicker, S., Freeman, B., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Apps Promoting Illicit Drugs-A Need for Tighter Regulation? Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 18(1), 31-43. [More Information]
  • BinDhim, N., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Assessing the effect of an interactive decision-aid smartphone smoking cessation application (app) on quit rates: A double-blind automated randomised control trial protocol. BMJ Open, 4(7), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Goldstone, P., Mehta, Y., McGeechan, K., Francis, K., Black, K. (2014). Factors predicting uptake of long-acting reversible methods of contraception among women presenting for abortion. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(7), 412-416. [More Information]
  • Vuong, K., McGeechan, K., Armstrong, B., Cust, A. (2014). Occupational sun exposure and risk of melanoma according to anatomical site. International Journal of Cancer, 134(11), 2735-2741. [More Information]
  • Ding, J., Wai, K., McGeechan, K., Ikram, M., Kawasaki, R., Xie, J., Klein, R., Klein, B., Cotch, M., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., et al (2014). Retinal vascular caliber and the development of hypertension: a meta-analysis of individual participant data. Journal of Hypertension, 32(2), 207-215. [More Information]
  • Vuong, K., McGeechan, K., Armstrong, B., Cust, A. (2014). Risk prediction models for incident primary cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review. JAMA Dermatology, 150(4), 434-444. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Barratt, A., Jansen, J., Houssami, N., Irwig, L., Jacklyn, G., Dhillon, H., Thornton, H., McGeechan, K., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2014). The effect of information about overdetection of breast cancer on women's decision-making about mammography screening: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 4(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • BinDhim, N., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Who Uses Smoking Cessation Apps? A Feasibility Study Across Three Countries via Smartphones. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2(1), E4. [More Information]
  • Bin Dhim, N., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Who uses smoking cessation apps?A feasibility study across three countries via smartphones. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(2), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Hebden, L., Balestracci, K., McGeechan, K., Denney-Wilson, E., Harris, M., Bauman, A., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2013). 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14, 1-9. [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]
  • 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]
  • Tran, B., Armstrong, B., McGeechan, K., Ebeling, P., English, D., Kimlin, M., Lucas, R., van der Pols, J., Venn, A., Gebski, V., et al (2013). Predicting vitamin D deficiency in older Australian adults. Clinical Endocrinology, 79(5), 631-640. [More Information]
  • Gordon, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., McGeechan, K., Morris, J., Jeffery, H. (2013). Risk factors for antepartum stillbirth and the influence of maternal age in New South Wales Australia: A population based study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Roydhouse (nee Kronish), J., Allman-Farinelli, M., McGeechan, K., Ferrar, K., Olds, T. (2012). An exploratory analysis of active and low energy behaviour in Australian adolescents. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 18(3), 248-257. [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.
  • Bell, K., Hayen, A., McGeechan, K., Neal, B., Irwig, L. (2012). Effects of additional blood pressure and lipid measurements on the prediction of cardiovascular risk. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 19(6), 1474-1485. [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]
  • Gordon, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., McGeechan, K., Morris, J., Jeffery, H. (2012). Stillbirth risk in a second pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 119(3), 509-517. [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., Tattersall, M., McGeechan, K., Vaughan, M. (2011). Factors associated with Australian and New Zealand oncologists' future work preferences. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 7(1), 56-64. [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]
  • 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]
  • 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, 2010 (10), 1-8. [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]
  • Tonks, K., Jones, G., McGeechan, K., Campbell, L. (2010). Hyperglycaemia in hospital inpatients: still a sticky situation. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(7), 521-526. [More Information]
  • Lusk, M., Naing, Z., Rayner, B., Rismanto, N., McIver, C., Cumming, R., McGeechan, K., Rawlinson, W., Konecny, P. (2010). Trichomonas vaginalis: underdiagnosis in urban Australia could facilitate re-emergence. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 86(3), 227-230. [More Information]
  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., McGeechan, K., Holding, S. (2009). 'A disease many people still feel uncomfortable talking about': Australian television coverage of colorectal cancer. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, Published Online DOI: 10.1002/pon.1567, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Ragg, M., McGeechan, K. (2009). Citation bias in reported smoking prevalence in people with schizophrenia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 277-282. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Klein, R., Klein, B., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., Vingerling, J., de Jong, P., et al (2009). Meta-analysis: retinal vessel caliber and risk for coronary heart disease. Annals of Internal Medicine, 151(6), 404-413. [More Information]
  • Henson, C., Chapman, S., McLeod, L., Johnson, N., McGeechan, K., Hickie, I. (2009). More us than them: positive depictions of mental illness on Australian television news. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 554-560. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Klein, R., Klein, B., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., Vingerling, J., de Jong, P., et al (2009). Prediction of incident stroke events based on retinal vessel caliber: a systematic review and individual-participant meta-analysis. American Journal of Epidemiology, 170(11), 1323-1332. [More Information]
  • Richards, A., McGeechan, K., Niknami, M., Salomon, R., Kurek, C., Dong, Q., Patel, M. (2009). Prolonging androgen sensitivity in prostate cancer - a role for COX inhibitors? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79(9), 641-647. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Holding, S., Ellerm, J., Heenan, R., Fogarty, A., Imison, M., Mackenzie, R., McGeechan, K. (2009). The content and structure of Australian television reportage on health and medicine, 2005-2009: parameters to guide health workers. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(11-12), 620-624. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Wong, T. (2008). Are retinal examinations useful in assessing cardiovascular risk? American Journal of Hypertension, 21(8), 847. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Liew, G., Wong, T. (2008). Assessing New Biomarkers and Predictive Models for Use in Clinical Practice. Archives of Internal Medicine, 168(21), 2304-2310. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Klein, R., Sharrett, A., Klein, B., Wang, J., Chambless, L., Wong, T. (2008). Risk Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Based on Retinal Vascular Caliber (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities [ARIC] Study). The American Journal of Cardiology, 102(1), 58-63. [More Information]
  • White, S., McGeechan, K., Jones, M., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Polkinghorne, K., Perkovic, V., Roderick, P. (2008). Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Kidney Disease in the United States, Australia, and Thailand. American Journal of Public Health, 98(7), 1306-1313. [More Information]
  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., Johnson, N., McGeechan, K., Holding, S. (2008). The newsworthiness of cancer in Australian television news. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(3), 155-158. [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.
  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., Holding, S., McGeechan, K. (2007). 'A matter of faith, not science': analysis of media coverage of prostate cancer screening in Australian news media 2003-2006. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 100(11), 513-521. [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]
  • Rose, B., Wilkins, D., Li, W., Tran, N., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., McGeechan, K., O'Brien, C., Eris, J. (2006). Human Papillomavirus in the Oral Cavity of Patients with and without Renal Transplantation. Transplantation, 82(4), 570-573. [More Information]
  • Roughead, E., McGeechan, K., Sayer, G. (2004). Bisphosphonate use and subsequent prescription of acid suppressants. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 57(6), 813-816. [More Information]
  • Kerr, S., Mant, A., Horn, F., McGeechan, K., Sayer, G. (2003). Lessons from early large-scale adoption of celecoxib and rofecoxib by Australian general practitioners. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(8), 403-407.
  • Sayer, G., McGeechan, K., Kemp, A., Bhasale, A., Horn, F., Hendrie, L., Swan, L., Scahill, S. (2003). The general practice research network: The capabilities of an electronic patient management system for longitudinal patient data. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety: an international journal, 12(6), 483-489. [More Information]
  • Zwar, N., Henderson, J., Britt, H., McGeechan, K., Yeo, G. (2002). Influencing antibiotic prescribing by prescriber feedback and management guidelines: a 5-year follow-up. Family Practice: an international journal, 19(1), 12-17.

2014

  • Mathieu, E., Herbert, R., McGeechan, K., Herbert, J., Barratt, A. (2014). A theoretical analysis showed that blinding cannot eliminate potential for bias associated with beliefs about allocation in randomized clinical trials. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67(6), 667-671. [More Information]
  • Weisberg, E., Bateson, D., McGeechan, K., Mohapatra, L. (2014). A three-year comparative study of continuation rates, bleeding patterns and satisfaction in Australian women using a subdermal contraceptive implant or progestogen releasing-intrauterine system. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 19(1), 5-14. [More Information]
  • Bell, K., Beller, E., Sundstrom, J., McGeechan, K., Hayen, A., Irwig, L., Neal, B., Glasziou, P. (2014). Ambulatory blood pressure adds little to Framingham Risk Score for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older men: secondary analysis of observational study data. BMJ Open, 4(9), 1-9. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Bossuyt, P. (2014). An assessment of the relationship between clinical utility and predictive ability measures and the impact of mean risk in the population. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 14(July), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Bin Dhim, N., Naicker, S., Freeman, B., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Apps Promoting Illicit Drugs-A Need for Tighter Regulation? Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 18(1), 31-43. [More Information]
  • BinDhim, N., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Assessing the effect of an interactive decision-aid smartphone smoking cessation application (app) on quit rates: A double-blind automated randomised control trial protocol. BMJ Open, 4(7), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Goldstone, P., Mehta, Y., McGeechan, K., Francis, K., Black, K. (2014). Factors predicting uptake of long-acting reversible methods of contraception among women presenting for abortion. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(7), 412-416. [More Information]
  • Vuong, K., McGeechan, K., Armstrong, B., Cust, A. (2014). Occupational sun exposure and risk of melanoma according to anatomical site. International Journal of Cancer, 134(11), 2735-2741. [More Information]
  • Ding, J., Wai, K., McGeechan, K., Ikram, M., Kawasaki, R., Xie, J., Klein, R., Klein, B., Cotch, M., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., et al (2014). Retinal vascular caliber and the development of hypertension: a meta-analysis of individual participant data. Journal of Hypertension, 32(2), 207-215. [More Information]
  • Vuong, K., McGeechan, K., Armstrong, B., Cust, A. (2014). Risk prediction models for incident primary cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review. JAMA Dermatology, 150(4), 434-444. [More Information]
  • Hersch, J., Barratt, A., Jansen, J., Houssami, N., Irwig, L., Jacklyn, G., Dhillon, H., Thornton, H., McGeechan, K., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2014). The effect of information about overdetection of breast cancer on women's decision-making about mammography screening: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 4(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • BinDhim, N., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Who Uses Smoking Cessation Apps? A Feasibility Study Across Three Countries via Smartphones. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2(1), E4. [More Information]
  • Bin Dhim, N., McGeechan, K., Trevena, L. (2014). Who uses smoking cessation apps?A feasibility study across three countries via smartphones. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(2), 1-11. [More Information]

2013

  • Hebden, L., Balestracci, K., McGeechan, K., Denney-Wilson, E., Harris, M., Bauman, A., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2013). 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14, 1-9. [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]
  • 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]
  • Tran, B., Armstrong, B., McGeechan, K., Ebeling, P., English, D., Kimlin, M., Lucas, R., van der Pols, J., Venn, A., Gebski, V., et al (2013). Predicting vitamin D deficiency in older Australian adults. Clinical Endocrinology, 79(5), 631-640. [More Information]
  • Gordon, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., McGeechan, K., Morris, J., Jeffery, H. (2013). Risk factors for antepartum stillbirth and the influence of maternal age in New South Wales Australia: A population based study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13, 1-10. [More Information]

2012

  • Roydhouse (nee Kronish), J., Allman-Farinelli, M., McGeechan, K., Ferrar, K., Olds, T. (2012). An exploratory analysis of active and low energy behaviour in Australian adolescents. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 18(3), 248-257. [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.
  • Bell, K., Hayen, A., McGeechan, K., Neal, B., Irwig, L. (2012). Effects of additional blood pressure and lipid measurements on the prediction of cardiovascular risk. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 19(6), 1474-1485. [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]
  • Gordon, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., McGeechan, K., Morris, J., Jeffery, H. (2012). Stillbirth risk in a second pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 119(3), 509-517. [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., Tattersall, M., McGeechan, K., Vaughan, M. (2011). Factors associated with Australian and New Zealand oncologists' future work preferences. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 7(1), 56-64. [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]
  • 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

  • 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, 2010 (10), 1-8. [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]
  • Tonks, K., Jones, G., McGeechan, K., Campbell, L. (2010). Hyperglycaemia in hospital inpatients: still a sticky situation. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(7), 521-526. [More Information]
  • Lusk, M., Naing, Z., Rayner, B., Rismanto, N., McIver, C., Cumming, R., McGeechan, K., Rawlinson, W., Konecny, P. (2010). Trichomonas vaginalis: underdiagnosis in urban Australia could facilitate re-emergence. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 86(3), 227-230. [More Information]

2009

  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., McGeechan, K., Holding, S. (2009). 'A disease many people still feel uncomfortable talking about': Australian television coverage of colorectal cancer. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, Published Online DOI: 10.1002/pon.1567, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Ragg, M., McGeechan, K. (2009). Citation bias in reported smoking prevalence in people with schizophrenia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 277-282. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Klein, R., Klein, B., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., Vingerling, J., de Jong, P., et al (2009). Meta-analysis: retinal vessel caliber and risk for coronary heart disease. Annals of Internal Medicine, 151(6), 404-413. [More Information]
  • Henson, C., Chapman, S., McLeod, L., Johnson, N., McGeechan, K., Hickie, I. (2009). More us than them: positive depictions of mental illness on Australian television news. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 554-560. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Klein, R., Klein, B., Wang, J., Mitchell, P., Vingerling, J., de Jong, P., et al (2009). Prediction of incident stroke events based on retinal vessel caliber: a systematic review and individual-participant meta-analysis. American Journal of Epidemiology, 170(11), 1323-1332. [More Information]
  • Richards, A., McGeechan, K., Niknami, M., Salomon, R., Kurek, C., Dong, Q., Patel, M. (2009). Prolonging androgen sensitivity in prostate cancer - a role for COX inhibitors? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79(9), 641-647. [More Information]
  • Chapman, S., Holding, S., Ellerm, J., Heenan, R., Fogarty, A., Imison, M., Mackenzie, R., McGeechan, K. (2009). The content and structure of Australian television reportage on health and medicine, 2005-2009: parameters to guide health workers. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(11-12), 620-624. [More Information]

2008

  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Wong, T. (2008). Are retinal examinations useful in assessing cardiovascular risk? American Journal of Hypertension, 21(8), 847. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Liew, G., Wong, T. (2008). Assessing New Biomarkers and Predictive Models for Use in Clinical Practice. Archives of Internal Medicine, 168(21), 2304-2310. [More Information]
  • McGeechan, K., Liew, G., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Klein, R., Sharrett, A., Klein, B., Wang, J., Chambless, L., Wong, T. (2008). Risk Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Based on Retinal Vascular Caliber (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities [ARIC] Study). The American Journal of Cardiology, 102(1), 58-63. [More Information]
  • White, S., McGeechan, K., Jones, M., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Polkinghorne, K., Perkovic, V., Roderick, P. (2008). Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Kidney Disease in the United States, Australia, and Thailand. American Journal of Public Health, 98(7), 1306-1313. [More Information]
  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., Johnson, N., McGeechan, K., Holding, S. (2008). The newsworthiness of cancer in Australian television news. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(3), 155-158. [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.

2007

  • Mackenzie, R., Chapman, S., Holding, S., McGeechan, K. (2007). 'A matter of faith, not science': analysis of media coverage of prostate cancer screening in Australian news media 2003-2006. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 100(11), 513-521. [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]

2006

  • Rose, B., Wilkins, D., Li, W., Tran, N., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., McGeechan, K., O'Brien, C., Eris, J. (2006). Human Papillomavirus in the Oral Cavity of Patients with and without Renal Transplantation. Transplantation, 82(4), 570-573. [More Information]

2004

  • Roughead, E., McGeechan, K., Sayer, G. (2004). Bisphosphonate use and subsequent prescription of acid suppressants. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 57(6), 813-816. [More Information]

2003

  • Kerr, S., Mant, A., Horn, F., McGeechan, K., Sayer, G. (2003). Lessons from early large-scale adoption of celecoxib and rofecoxib by Australian general practitioners. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(8), 403-407.
  • Sayer, G., McGeechan, K., Kemp, A., Bhasale, A., Horn, F., Hendrie, L., Swan, L., Scahill, S. (2003). The general practice research network: The capabilities of an electronic patient management system for longitudinal patient data. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety: an international journal, 12(6), 483-489. [More Information]

2002

  • Zwar, N., Henderson, J., Britt, H., McGeechan, K., Yeo, G. (2002). Influencing antibiotic prescribing by prescriber feedback and management guidelines: a 5-year follow-up. Family Practice: an international journal, 19(1), 12-17.

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