Professor Kirsten Howard

Professor
Public Health, School of Public Health

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Selected grants

2014

  • The BEST at Home pragmatic fall prevention program: effectiveness, cost effectiveness and implementation; Sherrington C, Furber S, Bauman A, Howard K, Tiedemann A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.

2012

  • Should I take low dose aspirin? Development of the 'Optimise' decision aid for cancer chemoprophylaxis; Trevena L, Dowie J, Pearson S, Howard K, Olver I, Zannino D; Sydney Catalyst Translational Cancer Research/Pilot and Seed Funding.
  • Modelling community preferences for health policy: how choice experiments can inform the organisation of acute health services for older Australians; Howard K, Arendts G, Jan S, Quine S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2011

  • What Determines Patients Adherence to Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention A Process Evaluation of The Kanyini-GAP Trial; Jan S, Rose J, Usherwood T, Brien J, Peiris D, Rose J, Hayman N, Howard K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Using health economics to strengthen ties between evidence, policy and practice in chronic disease; Jan S, Clarke P, Howard K, Salkeld G, Chalmers J, Leeder S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Strategic Awards: Capacity Building Grants for Health Services Research.
  • Short Course Oncology Therapy- A Study of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Colorecttal Cancer by the CACTUS and OCTO Groups; Haydon A, Price T, Zalcberg J, Walpole E, Yip D, Price T, Howard K, Jefford M; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
  • Community preferences for organ donation and allocation in Australia; Howard K, Jan S, Cass A, Rose J, Chadban S, Allen R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • ACTIVE Dialysis: a clinical trial of intensive dialysis; Cass A, Kerr P, Perkovic V, Howard K, AGAR J, Hawley C, Kerr P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Exercise self management to improve long term functioning and prevent falls after hip fracture; Sherrington C, Lord S, Clemson L, Lord S, Howard K, Moseley A, Vogler C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2007

  • Improving population health by a multidisciplinary, multi-method focus kidney disease of the young, the old, and of Indigenous Australians; Craig J, Cass A, Irwig L, Chadban S, McDonald S, Devitt J, Macaskill P, Jones M, Howard K, Salkeld G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Capacity Building Grant.

2005

  • A study of the economic impact of the burden of kidney and urinary tract disease in Australia; Cass A, Howard K, Salkeld G, Craig J, Chadban S, McDonald S; Kidney Health Australia/Research Grants.

2000

  • Provision of assessment and research related services on medical technologies and procedures for the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC); Simes R, Eckermann S, Keech A, Irwig L, Ghersi D, Stockler M, Gebski V, Eckermann S, Lord S, Howard K, Salkeld G; Department of Health and Ageing (Federal)/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Howard, K. (2008). Economic Evaluation in Health Care. In V Nayyar, JV Peter, S Srinivas, V Nayyar, JV Peter, R Kishen, S Srinivas et al (Eds.), Critical Care Update 2007, (pp. 7-19). India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.
  • Howard, K. (2005). Clinical Decision Analysis. Applied Sciences of Oncology CD-ROM Distance Learning Course. Online: MediWorld.

Journals

  • Brenner, A., Howard, K., Lewis, C., Sheridan, S., Crutchfield, T., Hawley, S., Reuland, D., Kistler, C., Pignone, M. (2014). Comparing 3 values clarification methods for colorectal cancer screening decision-making: a randomized trial in the US and Australia. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(3), 507-513. [More Information]
  • Hayes, A., Lung, T., Wen, L., Baur, L., Rissel, C., Howard, K. (2014). Economic Evaluation of "Healthy Beginnings" an Early Childhood Intervention to Prevent Obesity. Obesity, 22(7), 1709-1715. [More Information]
  • Chung, R., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J., Turner, R., Wong, G. (2014). Economic evaluations in kidney transplantation: frequency, characteristics, and quality-a systematic review. Transplantation, 97(10), 1027-1033. [More Information]
  • Ralph, A., Chapman, J., Gillis, J., Craig, J., Butow, P., Howard, K., Irving, M., Sutanto, B., Tong, A. (2014). Family perspectives on deceased organ donation: thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. American Journal of Transplantation, 14(4), 923-935. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Wong, G., Howard, K., Claas, F., Craig, J., Fidler, S., D'Orsogna, L., Chapman, J., Irish, A., Ferrari, P., et al (2014). Modeling the Benefits and Costs of Integrating an Acceptable HLA Mismatch Allocation Model for Highly Sensitized Patients. Transplantation, 97(7), 769-774. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Etherton-Beer, C., Howard, K., Lewin, G., Sim, M., Pickstock, S., Fitzhardinge, S., O'Brien, K., Tassell, S., Deans, P., et al (2014). Nurse led care coordination: trial protocol and development of a best practice resource guide for a cluster controlled clinical trial in Australian aged care facilities. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 58(1), 15-19. [More Information]
  • Carter, H., Zannino, D., Simes, R., Schofield, D., Howard, K., Zalcberg, J., Price, T., Tebbutt, N. (2014). The cost effectiveness of bevacizumab when added to capecitabine, with or without mitomycin-C, in first line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer: Results from the Australasian phase III MAX study. European Journal of Cancer, 50(3), 535-543. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Brenner, A., Lewis, C., Sheridan, S., Crutchfield, T., Hawley, S., Nielsen, M., Pignone, M. (2013). A comparison of US and Australian men's values and preferences for PSA screening. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Adelson, P., Wedlock, G., Wilkinson, C., Howard, K., Bryce, R., Turnbull, D. (2013). A cost analysis of inpatient compared with outpatient prostaglandin E2 cervical priming for induction of labour: results from the OPRA trial. Australian Health Review, 37(4), 467-473. [More Information]
  • Farag, I., Sherrington, C., Ferreira, M., Howard, K. (2013). A systematic review of the unit costs of allied health and community services used by older people in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Quinn, H., Bachelor, M., Bryant, V., Campbell-Lloyd, S., Newbound, A., Skully, M., Webby, R., McIntyre, P. (2013). Adolescent school-based vaccination in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 37(2), E156-E167. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Hodson, E., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2013). An economic evaluation of intravenous versus oral iron supplementation in people on haemodialysis. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(2), 413-420. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Cass, A., Allen, R., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Rose, J., Howard, K. (2013). Community preferences for the allocation of organs for transplantation: a focus group study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(8), 2187-2193. [More Information]
  • Pignone, M., Howard, K., Brenner, A., Crutchfield, T., Hawley, S., Lewis, C., Sheridan, S. (2013). Comparing 3 techniques for eliciting patient values for decision making about prostate-specific antigen screening: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA Internal Medicine, 173(5), 362-368. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Quine, S., Howard, K. (2013). Decision to transfer to an emergency department from residential aged care: A systematic review of qualitative research. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 13(4), 825-833. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Li, M., Howard, K., Hua, D., Chapman, J., Bourke, M., Turner, R., Tong, A., Craig, J. (2013). Health benefits and costs of screening for colorectal cancer in people on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(4), 917-926. [More Information]
  • Franco, M., Ferreira, M., Howard, K., Sherrington, C., Rose, J., Haines, T., Ferreira, P. (2013). How big does the effect of an intervention have to be? Application of two novel methods to determine the smallest worthwhile effect of a fall prevention programme: a study protocol. BMJ Open, 3(2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Mikolaizak, A., Simpson, P., Tiedemann, A., Lord, S., Caplan, G., Bendall, J., Howard, K., Close, J. (2013). Intervention to prevent further falls in older people who call an ambulance as a result of a fall: a protocol for the iPREFER randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Wong, G., McTaggart, S., Henning, P., Mackie, F., Carroll, R., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2013). Quality of Life of Young Adults and Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease. The Journal of Pediatrics, 163(4), 1179-1185.e5. [More Information]
  • Schmidt, R., Walker, B., Howard, K., Layfield, L., Adler, D. (2013). Rapid on-site evaluation reduces needle passes in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for solid pancreatic lesions: a risk-benefit analysis. Digestive diseases and sciences, 58(11), 3280-3286. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Howard, K. (2013). Rationing scarce organs for transplantation: Healthcare provider perspectives on wait-listing and organ allocation. Clinical Transplantation, 27(1), 60-71. [More Information]
  • Schmidt, R., Kordy, M., Howard, K., Layfield, L., Hall, B., Adler, D. (2013). Risk-Benefit Analysis of Sampling Methods for Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Mathematical Modeling Approach. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 139(3), 336-344. [More Information]
  • Laba, T., Bleasel, J., Brien, J., Cass, A., Howard, K., Peiris, D., Redfern, J., Salam, M., Usherwood, T., Jan, S. (2013). Strategies to improve adherence to medications for cardiovascular diseases in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations: a systematic review. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(6), 2430-2440. [More Information]
  • Machalek, D., Grulich, A., Hillman, R., Jin, F., Templeton, D., Tabrizi, S., Garland, S., Prestage, G., McCaffery, K., Howard, K., et al (2013). The Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC): design and methods of a three-year prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-13. [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]
  • Wyld, M., Morton, R., Hayen, A., Howard, K., Webster, A. (2012). A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Utility-Based Quality of Life in Chronic Kidney Disease Treatments. PLoS Medicine, 9(9), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group study. Transplantation, 93(10), 1064-1069. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Chadban, S., Cross, N., Tong, A., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2012). Comparative survival and economic benefits of deceased donor kidney transplantation and dialysis in people with varying ages and co-morbidities. PLoS One, 7(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Pignone, M., Brenner, A., Hawley, S., Sheridan, S., Lewis, C., Jonas, D., Howard, K. (2012). Conjoint analysis versus rating and ranking for values elicitation and clarification in colorectal cancer screening. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 27(1), 45-50. [More Information]
  • Hua, D., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J., Wong, G. (2012). Cost-Effectiveness of Cidofovir Treatment of Polyomavirus Nephropathy in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation, 93(2), 188-194. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Snelling, P., Webster, A., Rose, J., Masterson, R., Johnson, D., Howard, K. (2012). Dialysis Modality Preference of Patients With CKD and Family Caregivers: A Discrete-Choice Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(1), 102-111. [More Information]
  • Verry, H., Lord, S., Martin, A., Gill, G., Lee, C., Howard, K., Wetzig, N., Simes, R. (2012). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sentinel lymph node biopsy compared with axillary node dissection in patients with early-stage breast cancer: a decision model analysis. British Journal of Cancer, 106(6), 1045-1052. [More Information]
  • Lew, J., Howard, K., Gertig, D., Smith, M., Clements, M., Nickson, C., Shi, J., Dyer, S., Lord, S., Creighton, P., Canfell, K., et al (2012). Expenditure and resource utilisation for cervical screening in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Snelling, P., Webster, A., Rose, J., Masterson, R., Johnson, D., Howard, K. (2012). Factors influencing patient choice of dialysis versus conservative care to treat end-stage kidney disease. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184(5), E277-E283. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Factors that influence the decision to be an organ donor: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(6), 2526-2533. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Pollock, C., Chadban, S., Salkeld, G., Tong, A., Williams, N., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2012). How do people with chronic kidney disease value cancer-related quality of life? Nephrology, 17(1), 32-41. [More Information]
  • Howell, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). Important Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Nominal Group and Qualitative Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(2), 186-196. [More Information]
  • Williams, N., Tong, A., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J., Wong, G. (2012). Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of kidney transplant recipients regarding their risk of cancer. Nephrology, 17(3), 300-306. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study. BMC Nephrology, 13(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Turner, R., Howard, K., Snelling, P., Webster, A. (2012). Patients Who Plan for Conservative Care Rather Than Dialysis: A National Observational Study in Australia. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 59(3), 419-427. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Arendts, G., Jan, S., Beck, M. (2012). PROSpER: PReferences for the Organisation of acute health Services for oldER people: Protocol for a mixed methods study. BMJ Open, 2(2), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Schmidt, R., Howard, K., Hall, B., Layfield, L. (2012). The comparative effectiveness of fine-needle aspiration cytology sampling policies: a simulation study. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 138(6), 823-830. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., Mann, G., Patel, M., Cunich, M., Pignone, M. (2012). The COMPASs Study: Community Preferences for Prostate cAncer Screening. Protocol for a quantitative preference study. BMJ Open, 2(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Howard, K. (2012). The cost-effectiveness of screening for anal cancer in men who have sex with men: a systematic review. Sexual Health, 9(6), 610-619. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Zoungas, S., Lo, S., Chalmers, J., Cass, A., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Glasziou, P., Williams, B., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2012). The risk of cancer in people with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(8), 3337-3344. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Dickson, C., Howard, K., Quine, S. (2012). Transfer from residential aged care to emergency departments: an analysis of patient outcomes. Internal Medicine Journal, 42(1), 75-82. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., McTaggart, S., Craig, J. (2011). "When I had my transplant, I became normal." Adolescent perspectives on life after kidney transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 15(3), 285-293. [More Information]
  • Flitcroft, K., St John, D., Howard, K., Carter, S., Pignone, M., Salkeld, G., Trevena, L. (2011). A comparative case study of bowel cancer screening in the UK and Australia: evidence lost in translation? Journal of Medical Screening, 18(4), 193-203. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Howard, K., Rose, J. (2011). Allocation Decisions and Patient Preferences in Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Journal, 28(12), 1051-1054. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Tong, A., Craig, J. (2011). Cancer Screening in People Who Have Chronic Disease: The Example of Kidney Disease. Seminars in Dialysis, 24(1 (January–February)), 72-78. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Tong, A., Webster, A., Snelling, P., Howard, K. (2011). Characteristics of dialysis important to patients and family caregivers: a mixed methods approach. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(12), 4038-4046. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Jan, S., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Irving, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2011). Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs - The PAraDOx Study. BMC Public Health, 11(386), 386-1-386-7. [More Information]
  • Pignone, M., Flitcroft, K., Howard, K., Trevena, L., Salkeld, G., St John, D. (2011). Costs and cost-effectiveness of full implementation of a biennial faecal occult blood test screening program for bowel cancer in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(4), 180-185. [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]
  • Hua, D., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J., Wong, G. (2011). Does Cidofovir Treatment For BKVAN Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Outcomes. Nephrology, 16(Suppl 1:79), 79.
  • 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]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Morton, R., Craig, J. (2011). How is health economics relevant to transplant clinicians? Transplantation, Still in Press.
  • Cunich, M., Salkeld, G., Dowie, J., Henderson, J., Bayram, C., Britt, H., Howard, K. (2011). Integrating evidence and individual preferences using a web-based multi-criteria decision analytic tool: An application to prostate cancer screening. The Patient, 4(3), 153-162. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' perspectives on wait listing and allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation. Nephrology, 16(Suppl:1:74-75), 74-75.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Waitlisting and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplant. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 58(5), 704-716. [More Information]
  • Turner, R., Bell, K., Morton, R., Hayen, A., Francken, A., Howard, K., Armstrong, B., Thompson, J., Irwig, L. (2011). Optimizing the Frequency of Follow-Up Visits for Patients Treated for Localized Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 29(35), 4641-4646. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., Pignone, M., Hewett, P., Cheung, P., Olsen, J., Clapton, W., Roberts-Thomson, I. (2011). Preferences for CT Colonography and Colonoscopy as Diagnostic Tests for Colorectal Cancer: A Discrete Choice Experiment. Value in Health, 14(8), 1146-1152. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Tjaden, L., Howard, K., Wong, G., Morton, R., Craig, J. (2011). Quality of Life of Adolescent Kidney Transplant Recipients. The Journal of Pediatrics, 159(4), 670-675. [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]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2011). Screening for renal cancer in recipients of kidney transplants. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(5), 1729-1739. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Tong, A., Bourke, M., Hayen, A., Macaskill, P., Hope, R., Williams, N., Kieu, A., Allen, R., Chadban, S., Pollock, C., Webster, A., Craig, J., et al (2011). Test performance of faecal occult blood testing for the detection of bowel cancer in people with chronic kidney disease (DETECT) protocol. BMC Public Health, 11(June), 516-(7pp). [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Howard, K. (2011). The interface between residential aged care and the emergency department: a systematic review. Age and Ageing, 39(3), 306-312. [More Information]
  • Jan, S., Usherwood, T., Brien, J., Peiris, D., Rose, J., Hayman, N., Howard, K., Redfern, J., Laba, T., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2011). What determines adherence to treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention? Protocol for a mixed methods preference study. BMJ Open, 1(2), e000372-1-e000372-7. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., McTaggart, S., Craig, J. (2010). 'When I had my transplant, I became normal.' adolescent perspectives on life after kidney transplantation. Nephrology, 15(S4), 64-64. [More Information]
  • Creighton, P., Lew, J., Clements, M., Smith, M., Howard, K., Dyer, S., Lord, S., Canfell, K. (2010). Cervical cancer screening in Australia: modelled evaluation of the impact of changing the recommended interval from two to three years. BMC Public Health, 10(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2010). Community preferences for the allocation of solid organs for transplantation: a systematic review. Transplantation, 89(7), 796-805. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., White, S., Salkeld, G., McDonald, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Cass, A. (2010). Cost-Effectiveness of Screening and Optimal Management for Diabetes, Hypertension, and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Modeled Analysis. Value in Health, 13(2), 196-208. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). Economic evaluation in clinical nephrology: Part 1. An introduction to conducting an economic evaluation in clinical practice. Nephrology, 15(4), 434-440. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). Economic evaluation in clinical nephrology: Part 2. Applying economic evaluations in clinical nephrology. Nephrology, 15(5), 533-539. [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]
  • 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]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Thompson, J. (2010). In Reply: Cost Effectiveness of Staging Procedures in Patients with Stage I/II Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 17(2), 663-664. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Cross, N., Chadban, S., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2010). Life years gain and cost-savings on the kidney transplant waiting list. Transplantation, 90(Suppl 972), 972.
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Webster, A., Snelling, P. (2010). Patient INformation about Options for Treatment (PINOT): a prospective national study of information given to incident CKD Stage 5 patients. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq555(unspecified), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Webster, A., Snelling, P. (2010). Patient information about options for treatment: Methods of a national audit of information provision in chronic kidney disease. Nephrology, 15(6), 649-652. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Devitt, J., Howard, K., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Cass, A. (2010). Patient views about treatment of stage 5 CKD: a qualitative analysis of semistructured interviews. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 55(3), 431-440. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Chadban, S., Pollock, C., Phoon, R., Snelling, P., Tong, A., Salkeld, G., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2010). Quality of life of people with chronic kidney disease and cancer (QUICK) Study. Nephrology, 15(S4), 33-33. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2010). Screening for renal cancer in recipients of kidney transplants. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(5), 1729-1739. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2010). Screening for Renal Cancer in Recipients of Kidney Transplants. Transplantation, 90(Suppl), 391-391.
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Chadban, S., Cross, N., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2010). Survival Benefits of Kidney Transplantation: Absolute Against Incremental Gains In Life Years. Transplantation, 90(Suppl:971), 971.
  • Williams, N., Tong, A., Howard, K., Craig, J., Wong, G. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study. Nephrology, 15(S4), 64-64. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howell, M., Wong, G., Webster, A., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). The perspectives of kidney transplant recipients on medicine taking: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howell, M., Wong, G., Webster, A., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). The perspectives of kidney transplant recipients on medicine taking: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 15(S4), 64-64. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Tong, A., Howard, K., Snelling, P., Webster, A. (2010). The views of patients and carers in treatment decision making for chronic kidney disease: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ, 340(c112), c112-1-c112-10. [More Information]
  • Robotin, M., Kansil, M., George, J., Howard, K., Tipper, S., Levy, M., Phung, N., Penman, A. (2010). Using a population-based approach to prevent hepatocellular cancer in New South Wales, Australia: effects on health services utilisation. BMC Health Services Research, 10, 215-224. [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]
  • Morton, R., Moustakas, J., Howard, K., Webster, A., Snelling, P. (2009). A national audit of information provided to new chronic kidney disease stage 4 & 5 patients: results from a pilot study. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 5(3), 138-146.
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2009). Adolescent Experiences Following Organ Transplantation: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. The Journal of Pediatrics, 155(4), 542-549. [More Information]
  • Robotin, M., Kansil, M., Howard, K., George, J., Tipper, S., Dore, G., Levy, M., Penman, A. (2009). Antiviral therapy for hepatitis B-related liver cancer prevention is more cost-effective than cancer screening. Journal of Hepatology, 50(5), 990-998. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G. (2009). Does Attribute Framing in Discrete Choice Experiments Influence Willingness to Pay? Results from a Discrete Choice Experiment in Screening for Colorectal Cancer. Value in Health, 12(2), 354-363. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Fung, V., Close, J., Latt, M., Howard, K., Allen, N., O'Rourke, S., Murray, S. (2009). Exercise therapy for prevention of falls in people with Parkinson's disease: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Neurology, 9, 4-1-4-7. [More Information]
  • Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Vogler, C., Close, J., Howard, K., Dean, C., Clemson, L., Barraclough, E., Ramsay, E., O'Rourke, S., Cumming, R. (2009). Minimising disability and falls in older people through a post-hospital exercise program: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Geriatrics, 9, 8-1-8-7. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., McDonald, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of increasing kidney transplantation and home-based dialysis. Nephrology, 14(1), 123-132. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Webster, A., Wong, G., Craig, J. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of induction immunosuppression in kidney transplantation. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 24(7), 2258-2269. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2009). The health and economic impact of cervical cancer screening and human papillomavirus vaccination in kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation, 87(7), 1078-1091. [More Information]
  • Hall, B., Howard, K. (2008). A synergistic approach - Conducting mixed methods research with typological and systemic design considerations. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2(3), 248-269. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2008). Cost-Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Screening in Women on Dialysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 52(5), 916-929. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J. (2008). Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation, 85(4), 532-541. [More Information]
  • Hall, B., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2008). Do cervical cancer screening patient information leaflets meet the HPV information needs of women. Patient Education and Counseling, 72(1), 78-87. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Thompson, J. (2008). The Cost-Effectiveness of Sentinel Node Biopsy in Patients with Intermediate Thickness Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, Published Online DOI: 10.1245/s10434-008-0164-z, 1-12. [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]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., McCaffery, K., Irwig, L. (2007). HPV triage testing or repeat Pap smear for the management of atypical squamous cells (ASCUS) on Pap smear: is there evidence of process utility? Health Economics, Published Online: Sep 3 2007, 1-13. [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]
  • Walleser, S., Griffiths, A., Lord, S., Howard, K., Solomon, M., Gebski, V. (2007). What is the value of computered tomography colonography in patients screening positive for fecal occult blood? A systematic review and economic evaluation. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 5(12), 1439-1446. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Lord, S., Speer, A., Gibson, R., Padbury, R., Kearney, B. (2006). Value of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis of biliary abnormalities in postcholecystectomy patients: a probabilistic cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic strategies. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 22(1), 109-118. [More Information]
  • Lord, S., Howard, K., Allen, F., Marinovich, M., Burgess, D., King, R., Atherton, J. (2005). A systematic review and economic analysis of drug-eluting coronary stents available in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(9), 464-71. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., Irwig, L., Adelstein, B. (2005). High participation rates are not necessary for cost-effective colorectal cancer screening. Journal of Medical Screening, 12(2), 96-102. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G. (2003). Home bowel cancer tests and informed choice - is current information sufficient? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(5), 513-516.

Conferences

  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidney for transplantation: a mixed methods study. 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, The International Congress Centre Berlin (ICC Berlin), Berlin, Germany.
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient Preferences For The Allocation Of Deceased Donor Kidneys For Transplantation: A Mixed Methods Study. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient Preferences for the Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplantation: A Mixed Methods Study (Mini-Oral). The 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), SKYCITY Convention Centre Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, S., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study (Poster Presentation). 2012 American Transplant Congress, John B. Hynes Convention Center, Boston MA, USA.
  • Howell, M., Wong, G., Tong, A., Tan, H., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). Quality of Life Outcomes Reported in Randomised Controlled Trials of Immunosuppressive Drug Regimens in Kidney Transplantation: A Systematic Review. 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, The International Congress Centre Berlin (ICC Berlin), Berlin, Germany.
  • Chung, R., Craig, J., Howard, K., Tong, A., Wong, G. (2012). The Frequency and Quality of Economic Evaluations in Kidney Transplantation. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Howell, M., Wong, G., Turner, R., Tong, A., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). The Frequency and Quality of Reporting of Quality of Life Data in Trials of Immunosuppressive Agents in Kidney Transplantation (Mini, Oral and Poster). The 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), SKYCITY Convention Centre Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Howell, M., Wong, G., Tong, A., Tan, H., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). The Frequency and Quality of Reporting of Quality of Life Data in Trials of Immunosuppressive Drug Regimens in Kidney Transplantation. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Howell, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). What Outcomes Matter Most for Kidney Transplant Recipients? Results of a Mixed Methods Study. 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, The International Congress Centre Berlin (ICC Berlin), Berlin, Germany.
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2011). "It's not really a matter of how long you have been on the waiting list, it;s a matter of how serious your sickness is." community perspectives on the allocation of transplant organs to recipients: A nominal group study (Oral Presentation). 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2011). Community attitudes to a deceased organ donation: a focus group study (Oral Presentation). 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Howard, K., Irving, M., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Jan, S. (2011). Community preferences for the allocation and donation of organs - The PArADOx Study: Preferences for organ donation. 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Howell, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2011). Eliciting Kidney Transplant Recipient Perspectives and Preferences for Immunosuppresant Medication Outcomes. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Wait Listing and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplantation. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Tjaden, L., Howard, K., Wong, G., Morton, R., Craig, J. (2011). Quality of Life of Adolescent Kidney Transplant Recipients. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2011). Systematic review and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research: a worked example to assess community preferences. 19th Cochrane Colloquium, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Hua, D., Howard, K., Craig, J., Wong, G. (2011). The Health Benefits and costs of Cidofovir for the Treatment of Polyomavirus (BK) Nephropathy in Recipients of Kidney Transplants. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., McTaggart, S., Craig, J. (2010). 'When I had my transplant I became normal.' Adolescent experiences and perspectives on life after kidney transplantation. XXIII International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS), Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Williams, N., Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study. 2010 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Williams, N., Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study (poster). 2010 Westmead Association Hospital Week Research Symposium, Westmead, Sydney, Australia.
  • Williams, N., Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study (poster). XXIII International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS), Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Salkeld, G., Cunich, M., Dowie, J., Britt, H., Henderson, J., Howard, K. (2010). Values-Based Decision Making: The Application of a Multi Criteria Decision Analytic Tool to Prostate Cancer Screening. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making SMDM 2009, United States: Sage Publications.
  • Craig, J., Perkovic, V., Chadban, S., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., Howard, K., White, S. (2008). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using marck-E (model for the assessment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease - economics). 42nd Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Conference (2006), United States of America: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Salkeld, G., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., White, S., Craig, J. (2006). Cost effectiveness of renal replacement therapy for patients with end stage kidney disease: a Markov microsimulation model. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V. (2006). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: A Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using Marck-E. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • McDonald, S., Howard, K., White, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Salkeld, G., Cass, A. (2006). Predicting future requirements for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Australia. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

Report

  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Three: Economic Modeling Report: Modeling the Current and Future Costs and Benefits of Renal Replacement Therapy in Queensland.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Two: Current Service Analysis and Future Demand Predictions.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part One: The Way Forward.
  • Walleser, S., Griffiths, A., Higgins, A., Lord, S., Howard, K. (2006). Computed Tomography Colonography.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The cost-effectiveness of early detection and intervention to prevent the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The Cost-Effectiveness of Early Detection and Intervention to Prevent the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., White, S. (2006). The economic impact of end-stage kidney disease in Australia.
  • Lord, S., Howard, K. (2005). Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).
  • Allen, F., Lord, S., Walleser, S., Howard, K., Higgins, A. (2005). SIR-Spheres for the treatment of non-resectable liver tumours.
  • Lord, S., Allen, F., Howard, K. (2004). Drug eluting stents.
  • Marinovich, M., Howard, K. (2003). Drug (sirolimus) eluting stents.

2014

  • Brenner, A., Howard, K., Lewis, C., Sheridan, S., Crutchfield, T., Hawley, S., Reuland, D., Kistler, C., Pignone, M. (2014). Comparing 3 values clarification methods for colorectal cancer screening decision-making: a randomized trial in the US and Australia. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(3), 507-513. [More Information]
  • Hayes, A., Lung, T., Wen, L., Baur, L., Rissel, C., Howard, K. (2014). Economic Evaluation of "Healthy Beginnings" an Early Childhood Intervention to Prevent Obesity. Obesity, 22(7), 1709-1715. [More Information]
  • Chung, R., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J., Turner, R., Wong, G. (2014). Economic evaluations in kidney transplantation: frequency, characteristics, and quality-a systematic review. Transplantation, 97(10), 1027-1033. [More Information]
  • Ralph, A., Chapman, J., Gillis, J., Craig, J., Butow, P., Howard, K., Irving, M., Sutanto, B., Tong, A. (2014). Family perspectives on deceased organ donation: thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. American Journal of Transplantation, 14(4), 923-935. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Wong, G., Howard, K., Claas, F., Craig, J., Fidler, S., D'Orsogna, L., Chapman, J., Irish, A., Ferrari, P., et al (2014). Modeling the Benefits and Costs of Integrating an Acceptable HLA Mismatch Allocation Model for Highly Sensitized Patients. Transplantation, 97(7), 769-774. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Etherton-Beer, C., Howard, K., Lewin, G., Sim, M., Pickstock, S., Fitzhardinge, S., O'Brien, K., Tassell, S., Deans, P., et al (2014). Nurse led care coordination: trial protocol and development of a best practice resource guide for a cluster controlled clinical trial in Australian aged care facilities. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 58(1), 15-19. [More Information]
  • Carter, H., Zannino, D., Simes, R., Schofield, D., Howard, K., Zalcberg, J., Price, T., Tebbutt, N. (2014). The cost effectiveness of bevacizumab when added to capecitabine, with or without mitomycin-C, in first line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer: Results from the Australasian phase III MAX study. European Journal of Cancer, 50(3), 535-543. [More Information]

2013

  • Howard, K., Brenner, A., Lewis, C., Sheridan, S., Crutchfield, T., Hawley, S., Nielsen, M., Pignone, M. (2013). A comparison of US and Australian men's values and preferences for PSA screening. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Adelson, P., Wedlock, G., Wilkinson, C., Howard, K., Bryce, R., Turnbull, D. (2013). A cost analysis of inpatient compared with outpatient prostaglandin E2 cervical priming for induction of labour: results from the OPRA trial. Australian Health Review, 37(4), 467-473. [More Information]
  • Farag, I., Sherrington, C., Ferreira, M., Howard, K. (2013). A systematic review of the unit costs of allied health and community services used by older people in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Quinn, H., Bachelor, M., Bryant, V., Campbell-Lloyd, S., Newbound, A., Skully, M., Webby, R., McIntyre, P. (2013). Adolescent school-based vaccination in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 37(2), E156-E167. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Hodson, E., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2013). An economic evaluation of intravenous versus oral iron supplementation in people on haemodialysis. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(2), 413-420. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Cass, A., Allen, R., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Rose, J., Howard, K. (2013). Community preferences for the allocation of organs for transplantation: a focus group study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(8), 2187-2193. [More Information]
  • Pignone, M., Howard, K., Brenner, A., Crutchfield, T., Hawley, S., Lewis, C., Sheridan, S. (2013). Comparing 3 techniques for eliciting patient values for decision making about prostate-specific antigen screening: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA Internal Medicine, 173(5), 362-368. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Quine, S., Howard, K. (2013). Decision to transfer to an emergency department from residential aged care: A systematic review of qualitative research. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 13(4), 825-833. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Li, M., Howard, K., Hua, D., Chapman, J., Bourke, M., Turner, R., Tong, A., Craig, J. (2013). Health benefits and costs of screening for colorectal cancer in people on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 28(4), 917-926. [More Information]
  • Franco, M., Ferreira, M., Howard, K., Sherrington, C., Rose, J., Haines, T., Ferreira, P. (2013). How big does the effect of an intervention have to be? Application of two novel methods to determine the smallest worthwhile effect of a fall prevention programme: a study protocol. BMJ Open, 3(2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Mikolaizak, A., Simpson, P., Tiedemann, A., Lord, S., Caplan, G., Bendall, J., Howard, K., Close, J. (2013). Intervention to prevent further falls in older people who call an ambulance as a result of a fall: a protocol for the iPREFER randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Wong, G., McTaggart, S., Henning, P., Mackie, F., Carroll, R., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2013). Quality of Life of Young Adults and Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease. The Journal of Pediatrics, 163(4), 1179-1185.e5. [More Information]
  • Schmidt, R., Walker, B., Howard, K., Layfield, L., Adler, D. (2013). Rapid on-site evaluation reduces needle passes in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for solid pancreatic lesions: a risk-benefit analysis. Digestive diseases and sciences, 58(11), 3280-3286. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Howard, K. (2013). Rationing scarce organs for transplantation: Healthcare provider perspectives on wait-listing and organ allocation. Clinical Transplantation, 27(1), 60-71. [More Information]
  • Schmidt, R., Kordy, M., Howard, K., Layfield, L., Hall, B., Adler, D. (2013). Risk-Benefit Analysis of Sampling Methods for Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Mathematical Modeling Approach. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 139(3), 336-344. [More Information]
  • Laba, T., Bleasel, J., Brien, J., Cass, A., Howard, K., Peiris, D., Redfern, J., Salam, M., Usherwood, T., Jan, S. (2013). Strategies to improve adherence to medications for cardiovascular diseases in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations: a systematic review. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(6), 2430-2440. [More Information]
  • Machalek, D., Grulich, A., Hillman, R., Jin, F., Templeton, D., Tabrizi, S., Garland, S., Prestage, G., McCaffery, K., Howard, K., et al (2013). The Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC): design and methods of a three-year prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-13. [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

  • Wyld, M., Morton, R., Hayen, A., Howard, K., Webster, A. (2012). A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Utility-Based Quality of Life in Chronic Kidney Disease Treatments. PLoS Medicine, 9(9), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group study. Transplantation, 93(10), 1064-1069. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Chadban, S., Cross, N., Tong, A., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2012). Comparative survival and economic benefits of deceased donor kidney transplantation and dialysis in people with varying ages and co-morbidities. PLoS One, 7(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Pignone, M., Brenner, A., Hawley, S., Sheridan, S., Lewis, C., Jonas, D., Howard, K. (2012). Conjoint analysis versus rating and ranking for values elicitation and clarification in colorectal cancer screening. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 27(1), 45-50. [More Information]
  • Hua, D., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J., Wong, G. (2012). Cost-Effectiveness of Cidofovir Treatment of Polyomavirus Nephropathy in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation, 93(2), 188-194. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Snelling, P., Webster, A., Rose, J., Masterson, R., Johnson, D., Howard, K. (2012). Dialysis Modality Preference of Patients With CKD and Family Caregivers: A Discrete-Choice Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(1), 102-111. [More Information]
  • Verry, H., Lord, S., Martin, A., Gill, G., Lee, C., Howard, K., Wetzig, N., Simes, R. (2012). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sentinel lymph node biopsy compared with axillary node dissection in patients with early-stage breast cancer: a decision model analysis. British Journal of Cancer, 106(6), 1045-1052. [More Information]
  • Lew, J., Howard, K., Gertig, D., Smith, M., Clements, M., Nickson, C., Shi, J., Dyer, S., Lord, S., Creighton, P., Canfell, K., et al (2012). Expenditure and resource utilisation for cervical screening in Australia. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Snelling, P., Webster, A., Rose, J., Masterson, R., Johnson, D., Howard, K. (2012). Factors influencing patient choice of dialysis versus conservative care to treat end-stage kidney disease. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184(5), E277-E283. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2012). Factors that influence the decision to be an organ donor: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(6), 2526-2533. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Pollock, C., Chadban, S., Salkeld, G., Tong, A., Williams, N., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2012). How do people with chronic kidney disease value cancer-related quality of life? Nephrology, 17(1), 32-41. [More Information]
  • Howell, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). Important Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Nominal Group and Qualitative Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(2), 186-196. [More Information]
  • Williams, N., Tong, A., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J., Wong, G. (2012). Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of kidney transplant recipients regarding their risk of cancer. Nephrology, 17(3), 300-306. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidney for transplantation: a mixed methods study. 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, The International Congress Centre Berlin (ICC Berlin), Berlin, Germany.
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study. BMC Nephrology, 13(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient Preferences For The Allocation Of Deceased Donor Kidneys For Transplantation: A Mixed Methods Study. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, G., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient Preferences for the Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplantation: A Mixed Methods Study (Mini-Oral). The 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), SKYCITY Convention Centre Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Tong, A., Jan, S., Wong, S., Craig, J., Irving, M., Chadban, S., Cass, A., Marren, N., Howard, K. (2012). Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study (Poster Presentation). 2012 American Transplant Congress, John B. Hynes Convention Center, Boston MA, USA.
  • Morton, R., Turner, R., Howard, K., Snelling, P., Webster, A. (2012). Patients Who Plan for Conservative Care Rather Than Dialysis: A National Observational Study in Australia. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 59(3), 419-427. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Arendts, G., Jan, S., Beck, M. (2012). PROSpER: PReferences for the Organisation of acute health Services for oldER people: Protocol for a mixed methods study. BMJ Open, 2(2), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Howell, M., Wong, G., Tong, A., Tan, H., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). Quality of Life Outcomes Reported in Randomised Controlled Trials of Immunosuppressive Drug Regimens in Kidney Transplantation: A Systematic Review. 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, The International Congress Centre Berlin (ICC Berlin), Berlin, Germany.
  • Schmidt, R., Howard, K., Hall, B., Layfield, L. (2012). The comparative effectiveness of fine-needle aspiration cytology sampling policies: a simulation study. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 138(6), 823-830. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., Mann, G., Patel, M., Cunich, M., Pignone, M. (2012). The COMPASs Study: Community Preferences for Prostate cAncer Screening. Protocol for a quantitative preference study. BMJ Open, 2(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Howard, K. (2012). The cost-effectiveness of screening for anal cancer in men who have sex with men: a systematic review. Sexual Health, 9(6), 610-619. [More Information]
  • Chung, R., Craig, J., Howard, K., Tong, A., Wong, G. (2012). The Frequency and Quality of Economic Evaluations in Kidney Transplantation. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Howell, M., Wong, G., Turner, R., Tong, A., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). The Frequency and Quality of Reporting of Quality of Life Data in Trials of Immunosuppressive Agents in Kidney Transplantation (Mini, Oral and Poster). The 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), SKYCITY Convention Centre Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Howell, M., Wong, G., Tong, A., Tan, H., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). The Frequency and Quality of Reporting of Quality of Life Data in Trials of Immunosuppressive Drug Regimens in Kidney Transplantation. The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Wong, G., Zoungas, S., Lo, S., Chalmers, J., Cass, A., Neal, B., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Glasziou, P., Williams, B., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2012). The risk of cancer in people with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 27(8), 3337-3344. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Dickson, C., Howard, K., Quine, S. (2012). Transfer from residential aged care to emergency departments: an analysis of patient outcomes. Internal Medicine Journal, 42(1), 75-82. [More Information]
  • Howell, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2012). What Outcomes Matter Most for Kidney Transplant Recipients? Results of a Mixed Methods Study. 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, The International Congress Centre Berlin (ICC Berlin), Berlin, Germany.

2011

  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2011). "It's not really a matter of how long you have been on the waiting list, it;s a matter of how serious your sickness is." community perspectives on the allocation of transplant organs to recipients: A nominal group study (Oral Presentation). 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., McTaggart, S., Craig, J. (2011). "When I had my transplant, I became normal." Adolescent perspectives on life after kidney transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 15(3), 285-293. [More Information]
  • Flitcroft, K., St John, D., Howard, K., Carter, S., Pignone, M., Salkeld, G., Trevena, L. (2011). A comparative case study of bowel cancer screening in the UK and Australia: evidence lost in translation? Journal of Medical Screening, 18(4), 193-203. [More Information]
  • Arendts, G., Howard, K., Rose, J. (2011). Allocation Decisions and Patient Preferences in Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Journal, 28(12), 1051-1054. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Tong, A., Craig, J. (2011). Cancer Screening in People Who Have Chronic Disease: The Example of Kidney Disease. Seminars in Dialysis, 24(1 (January–February)), 72-78. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Tong, A., Webster, A., Snelling, P., Howard, K. (2011). Characteristics of dialysis important to patients and family caregivers: a mixed methods approach. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(12), 4038-4046. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Jan, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., Howard, K. (2011). Community attitudes to a deceased organ donation: a focus group study (Oral Presentation). 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Howard, K., Jan, S., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Irving, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2011). Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs - The PAraDOx Study. BMC Public Health, 11(386), 386-1-386-7. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Irving, M., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Jan, S. (2011). Community preferences for the allocation and donation of organs - The PArADOx Study: Preferences for organ donation. 11th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Pignone, M., Flitcroft, K., Howard, K., Trevena, L., Salkeld, G., St John, D. (2011). Costs and cost-effectiveness of full implementation of a biennial faecal occult blood test screening program for bowel cancer in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(4), 180-185. [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]
  • Hua, D., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J., Wong, G. (2011). Does Cidofovir Treatment For BKVAN Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Outcomes. Nephrology, 16(Suppl 1:79), 79.
  • Howell, M., Tong, A., Wong, G., Craig, J., Howard, K. (2011). Eliciting Kidney Transplant Recipient Perspectives and Preferences for Immunosuppresant Medication Outcomes. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • 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]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Morton, R., Craig, J. (2011). How is health economics relevant to transplant clinicians? Transplantation, Still in Press.
  • Cunich, M., Salkeld, G., Dowie, J., Henderson, J., Bayram, C., Britt, H., Howard, K. (2011). Integrating evidence and individual preferences using a web-based multi-criteria decision analytic tool: An application to prostate cancer screening. The Patient, 4(3), 153-162. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Wait Listing and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplantation. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' perspectives on wait listing and allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation. Nephrology, 16(Suppl:1:74-75), 74-75.
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Wong, G., Cass, A., Jan, S., Irving, M., Craig, J. (2011). Nephrologists' Perspectives on Waitlisting and Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys for Transplant. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 58(5), 704-716. [More Information]
  • Turner, R., Bell, K., Morton, R., Hayen, A., Francken, A., Howard, K., Armstrong, B., Thompson, J., Irwig, L. (2011). Optimizing the Frequency of Follow-Up Visits for Patients Treated for Localized Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 29(35), 4641-4646. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., Pignone, M., Hewett, P., Cheung, P., Olsen, J., Clapton, W., Roberts-Thomson, I. (2011). Preferences for CT Colonography and Colonoscopy as Diagnostic Tests for Colorectal Cancer: A Discrete Choice Experiment. Value in Health, 14(8), 1146-1152. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Tjaden, L., Howard, K., Wong, G., Morton, R., Craig, J. (2011). Quality of Life of Adolescent Kidney Transplant Recipients. The Journal of Pediatrics, 159(4), 670-675. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Tjaden, L., Howard, K., Wong, G., Morton, R., Craig, J. (2011). Quality of Life of Adolescent Kidney Transplant Recipients. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • 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]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2011). Screening for renal cancer in recipients of kidney transplants. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(5), 1729-1739. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2011). Systematic review and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research: a worked example to assess community preferences. 19th Cochrane Colloquium, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Tong, A., Bourke, M., Hayen, A., Macaskill, P., Hope, R., Williams, N., Kieu, A., Allen, R., Chadban, S., Pollock, C., Webster, A., Craig, J., et al (2011). Test performance of faecal occult blood testing for the detection of bowel cancer in people with chronic kidney disease (DETECT) protocol. BMC Public Health, 11(June), 516-(7pp). [More Information]
  • Hua, D., Howard, K., Craig, J., Wong, G. (2011). The Health Benefits and costs of Cidofovir for the Treatment of Polyomavirus (BK) Nephropathy in Recipients of Kidney Transplants. 2011 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, Australia.
  • Arendts, G., Howard, K. (2011). The interface between residential aged care and the emergency department: a systematic review. Age and Ageing, 39(3), 306-312. [More Information]
  • Jan, S., Usherwood, T., Brien, J., Peiris, D., Rose, J., Hayman, N., Howard, K., Redfern, J., Laba, T., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2011). What determines adherence to treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention? Protocol for a mixed methods preference study. BMJ Open, 1(2), e000372-1-e000372-7. [More Information]

2010

  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., McTaggart, S., Craig, J. (2010). 'When I had my transplant I became normal.' Adolescent experiences and perspectives on life after kidney transplantation. XXIII International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS), Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., McTaggart, S., Craig, J. (2010). 'When I had my transplant, I became normal.' adolescent perspectives on life after kidney transplantation. Nephrology, 15(S4), 64-64. [More Information]
  • Creighton, P., Lew, J., Clements, M., Smith, M., Howard, K., Dyer, S., Lord, S., Canfell, K. (2010). Cervical cancer screening in Australia: modelled evaluation of the impact of changing the recommended interval from two to three years. BMC Public Health, 10(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howard, K., Jan, S., Cass, A., Rose, J., Chadban, S., Allen, R., Craig, J. (2010). Community preferences for the allocation of solid organs for transplantation: a systematic review. Transplantation, 89(7), 796-805. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., White, S., Salkeld, G., McDonald, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Cass, A. (2010). Cost-Effectiveness of Screening and Optimal Management for Diabetes, Hypertension, and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Modeled Analysis. Value in Health, 13(2), 196-208. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). Economic evaluation in clinical nephrology: Part 1. An introduction to conducting an economic evaluation in clinical practice. Nephrology, 15(4), 434-440. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). Economic evaluation in clinical nephrology: Part 2. Applying economic evaluations in clinical nephrology. Nephrology, 15(5), 533-539. [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]
  • 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]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Thompson, J. (2010). In Reply: Cost Effectiveness of Staging Procedures in Patients with Stage I/II Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 17(2), 663-664. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Cross, N., Chadban, S., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2010). Life years gain and cost-savings on the kidney transplant waiting list. Transplantation, 90(Suppl 972), 972.
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Webster, A., Snelling, P. (2010). Patient INformation about Options for Treatment (PINOT): a prospective national study of information given to incident CKD Stage 5 patients. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq555(unspecified), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Webster, A., Snelling, P. (2010). Patient information about options for treatment: Methods of a national audit of information provision in chronic kidney disease. Nephrology, 15(6), 649-652. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Devitt, J., Howard, K., Anderson, K., Snelling, P., Cass, A. (2010). Patient views about treatment of stage 5 CKD: a qualitative analysis of semistructured interviews. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 55(3), 431-440. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Chadban, S., Pollock, C., Phoon, R., Snelling, P., Tong, A., Salkeld, G., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2010). Quality of life of people with chronic kidney disease and cancer (QUICK) Study. Nephrology, 15(S4), 33-33. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2010). Screening for renal cancer in recipients of kidney transplants. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(5), 1729-1739. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2010). Screening for Renal Cancer in Recipients of Kidney Transplants. Transplantation, 90(Suppl), 391-391.
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Chadban, S., Cross, N., Webster, A., Craig, J. (2010). Survival Benefits of Kidney Transplantation: Absolute Against Incremental Gains In Life Years. Transplantation, 90(Suppl:971), 971.
  • Williams, N., Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study. 2010 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Manning Clark Centre, ANU Campus, Canberra ACT, Australia.
  • Williams, N., Tong, A., Howard, K., Craig, J., Wong, G. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study. Nephrology, 15(S4), 64-64. [More Information]
  • Williams, N., Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study (poster). 2010 Westmead Association Hospital Week Research Symposium, Westmead, Sydney, Australia.
  • Williams, N., Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2010). The perspectives of kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients on cancer risk, prevention and screening behaviours: a qualitative study (poster). XXIII International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS), Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Tong, A., Howell, M., Wong, G., Webster, A., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). The perspectives of kidney transplant recipients on medicine taking: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 26(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Tong, A., Howell, M., Wong, G., Webster, A., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2010). The perspectives of kidney transplant recipients on medicine taking: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 15(S4), 64-64. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Tong, A., Howard, K., Snelling, P., Webster, A. (2010). The views of patients and carers in treatment decision making for chronic kidney disease: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ, 340(c112), c112-1-c112-10. [More Information]
  • Robotin, M., Kansil, M., George, J., Howard, K., Tipper, S., Levy, M., Phung, N., Penman, A. (2010). Using a population-based approach to prevent hepatocellular cancer in New South Wales, Australia: effects on health services utilisation. BMC Health Services Research, 10, 215-224. [More Information]
  • Salkeld, G., Cunich, M., Dowie, J., Britt, H., Henderson, J., Howard, K. (2010). Values-Based Decision Making: The Application of a Multi Criteria Decision Analytic Tool to Prostate Cancer Screening. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making SMDM 2009, United States: Sage Publications.

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]
  • Morton, R., Moustakas, J., Howard, K., Webster, A., Snelling, P. (2009). A national audit of information provided to new chronic kidney disease stage 4 & 5 patients: results from a pilot study. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 5(3), 138-146.
  • Tong, A., Morton, R., Howard, K., Craig, J. (2009). Adolescent Experiences Following Organ Transplantation: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. The Journal of Pediatrics, 155(4), 542-549. [More Information]
  • Robotin, M., Kansil, M., Howard, K., George, J., Tipper, S., Dore, G., Levy, M., Penman, A. (2009). Antiviral therapy for hepatitis B-related liver cancer prevention is more cost-effective than cancer screening. Journal of Hepatology, 50(5), 990-998. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G. (2009). Does Attribute Framing in Discrete Choice Experiments Influence Willingness to Pay? Results from a Discrete Choice Experiment in Screening for Colorectal Cancer. Value in Health, 12(2), 354-363. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Fung, V., Close, J., Latt, M., Howard, K., Allen, N., O'Rourke, S., Murray, S. (2009). Exercise therapy for prevention of falls in people with Parkinson's disease: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Neurology, 9, 4-1-4-7. [More Information]
  • Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Vogler, C., Close, J., Howard, K., Dean, C., Clemson, L., Barraclough, E., Ramsay, E., O'Rourke, S., Cumming, R. (2009). Minimising disability and falls in older people through a post-hospital exercise program: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Geriatrics, 9, 8-1-8-7. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., McDonald, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of increasing kidney transplantation and home-based dialysis. Nephrology, 14(1), 123-132. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Webster, A., Wong, G., Craig, J. (2009). The cost-effectiveness of induction immunosuppression in kidney transplantation. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 24(7), 2258-2269. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Webster, A., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2009). The health and economic impact of cervical cancer screening and human papillomavirus vaccination in kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation, 87(7), 1078-1091. [More Information]

2008

  • Hall, B., Howard, K. (2008). A synergistic approach - Conducting mixed methods research with typological and systemic design considerations. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2(3), 248-269. [More Information]
  • Craig, J., Perkovic, V., Chadban, S., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., Howard, K., White, S. (2008). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using marck-E (model for the assessment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease - economics). 42nd Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Conference (2006), United States of America: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Chapman, J., Craig, J. (2008). Cost-Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Screening in Women on Dialysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 52(5), 916-929. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Howard, K., Craig, J., Chapman, J. (2008). Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation, 85(4), 532-541. [More Information]
  • Hall, B., Howard, K., McCaffery, K. (2008). Do cervical cancer screening patient information leaflets meet the HPV information needs of women. Patient Education and Counseling, 72(1), 78-87. [More Information]
  • Howard, K. (2008). Economic Evaluation in Health Care. In V Nayyar, JV Peter, S Srinivas, V Nayyar, JV Peter, R Kishen, S Srinivas et al (Eds.), Critical Care Update 2007, (pp. 7-19). India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.
  • Morton, R., Howard, K., Thompson, J. (2008). The Cost-Effectiveness of Sentinel Node Biopsy in Patients with Intermediate Thickness Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, Published Online DOI: 10.1245/s10434-008-0164-z, 1-12. [More Information]

2007

  • 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]
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., McCaffery, K., Irwig, L. (2007). HPV triage testing or repeat Pap smear for the management of atypical squamous cells (ASCUS) on Pap smear: is there evidence of process utility? Health Economics, Published Online: Sep 3 2007, 1-13. [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]
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Three: Economic Modeling Report: Modeling the Current and Future Costs and Benefits of Renal Replacement Therapy in Queensland.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part Two: Current Service Analysis and Future Demand Predictions.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, A., Gallagher, M., Howard, K., Kneipp, E., McDonald, S., Snelling, P. (2007). Queensland Statewide Renal Health Services Plan 2007-2017 - Part One: The Way Forward.
  • Walleser, S., Griffiths, A., Lord, S., Howard, K., Solomon, M., Gebski, V. (2007). What is the value of computered tomography colonography in patients screening positive for fecal occult blood? A systematic review and economic evaluation. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 5(12), 1439-1446. [More Information]

2006

  • Walleser, S., Griffiths, A., Higgins, A., Lord, S., Howard, K. (2006). Computed Tomography Colonography.
  • Salkeld, G., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Cass, A., Chadban, S., White, S., Craig, J. (2006). Cost effectiveness of renal replacement therapy for patients with end stage kidney disease: a Markov microsimulation model. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Cass, A., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V. (2006). Cost effectiveness of screening for the early diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for chronic kidney disease: A Markov Monte Carlo microsimulation using Marck-E. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • McDonald, S., Howard, K., White, S., Craig, J., Chadban, S., Salkeld, G., Cass, A. (2006). Predicting future requirements for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in Australia. 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The cost-effectiveness of early detection and intervention to prevent the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., White, S., Chadban, S., Craig, J., McDonald, S., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2006). The Cost-Effectiveness of Early Detection and Intervention to Prevent the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Australia.
  • Cass, A., Chadban, S., Craig, J., Howard, K., McDonald, S., Salkeld, G., White, S. (2006). The economic impact of end-stage kidney disease in Australia.
  • Howard, K., Lord, S., Speer, A., Gibson, R., Padbury, R., Kearney, B. (2006). Value of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis of biliary abnormalities in postcholecystectomy patients: a probabilistic cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic strategies. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 22(1), 109-118. [More Information]

2005

  • Lord, S., Howard, K., Allen, F., Marinovich, M., Burgess, D., King, R., Atherton, J. (2005). A systematic review and economic analysis of drug-eluting coronary stents available in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(9), 464-71. [More Information]
  • Howard, K. (2005). Clinical Decision Analysis. Applied Sciences of Oncology CD-ROM Distance Learning Course. Online: MediWorld.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G., Irwig, L., Adelstein, B. (2005). High participation rates are not necessary for cost-effective colorectal cancer screening. Journal of Medical Screening, 12(2), 96-102. [More Information]
  • Lord, S., Howard, K. (2005). Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).
  • 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]
  • Allen, F., Lord, S., Walleser, S., Howard, K., Higgins, A. (2005). SIR-Spheres for the treatment of non-resectable liver tumours.

2004

  • 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.
  • Lord, S., Allen, F., Howard, K. (2004). Drug eluting stents.

2003

  • Marinovich, M., Howard, K. (2003). Drug (sirolimus) eluting stents.
  • Howard, K., Salkeld, G. (2003). Home bowel cancer tests and informed choice - is current information sufficient? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(5), 513-516.

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