Dr Vicki Xafis

Sydney Health Ethics


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Books

  • Wilkinson, D., Gillam, L., Hynson, J., Sullivan, J., Xafis, V. (2017). Caring Decisions: A handbook for parents facing end-of-life decisions for their child. Melbourne: The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.
  • Burgess, T., Braunack-Mayer, A., Picard, M., Niess, C., Davy, C., Xafis, V. (2012). A Needs Assessment of the support requirements for mid to late candidature international and non English speaking Students in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Adelaide: University of Adelaide.

Journals

  • Delany, C., Xafis, V., Gillam, L., Hughson, J., Hynson, J., Wilkinson, D. (2017). A good resource for parents, but will clinicians use it?: Evaluation of a resource for paediatric end-of-life decision making. BMC Palliative Care, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gillam, L., Wilkinson, D., Xafis, V., Isaacs, D. (2017). Decision-making at the borderline of viability: Who should decide and on what basis? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(2), 105-111. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V. (2017). Overruling parental decisions in paediatric medicine: A comparison of Diekema's Harm Threshold Framework and the Zone of Parental Discretion Framework. Clinical Ethics, 12(3), 143-149. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Watkins, A., Wilkinson, D. (2016). Death talk: Basic linguistic rules and communication in perinatal and paediatric end-of-life discussions. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(4), 555-561. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V. (2016). What consent model is ethically justifiable in cancer population research? Cancer Forum, 40(2), 102-106.
  • Xafis, V. (2016). Why respecting all human beings' privacy matters. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 52(3), 256-257. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Wilkinson, D., Gillam, L., Sullivan, J. (2015). Balancing obligations: should written information about life-sustaining treatment be neutral? Journal of Medical Ethics, 41(3), 234-239. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Gillam, L., Hynson, J., Sullivan, J., Cossich, M., Wilkinson, D. (2015). Caring Decisions: The Development of a Written Resource for Parents Facing End-of-Life Decisions. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 18(11), 945-955. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V. (2015). The acceptability of conducting data linkage research without obtaining consent: lay people's views and justifications. BMC Medical Ethics, 16(79), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Wilkinson, D., Sullivan, J. (2015). What information do parents need when facing end-of-life decisions for their child? A meta-synthesis of parental feedback. BMC Palliative Care, 14(19), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wilkinson, D., de Crespigny, L., Xafis, V. (2014). Ethical language and decision-making for prenatally diagnosed lethal malformations. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 19(5), 306-311. [More Information]
  • Guerin, C., Xafis, V., Doda, D., Gillam, M., Larg, A., Luckner, H., Jahan, N., Widayati, A., Xu, C. (2013). Diversity in collaborative research communities: a multicultural, multidisciplinary thesis writing group in public health. Studies in Continuing Education, 35(1), 65-81. [More Information]
  • Berry, J., Ryan, P., Duszynski, K., Braunack-Mayer, A., Carlson, J., Xavis, V., Gold, M. (2013). Parent perspectives on consent for the linkage of data to evaluate vaccine safety: A randomised trial of opt-in and opt-out consent. Clinical Trials, 10(3), 483-494. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Babidge, W., Field, J., Altree, M., Marlow, N., Maddern, G. (2013). The efficacy of laparoscopic skills training in a Mobile Simulation Unit compared with a fixed site: a comparative study. Surgical Endoscopy, 27(7), 2606-2612. [More Information]
  • Berry, J., Ryan, P., Gold, M., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duszynski, K., Xafis, V., Carlson, J., Richards, B., Street, J., Elliott, E., Leask, J., et al (2012). A randomised controlled trial to compare opt-in and opt-out parental consent for childhood vaccine safety surveillance using data linkage. Journal of Medical Ethics, 38(10), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Berry, J., Ryan, P., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duszynski, K., Xafis, V., Gold, M. (2011). A randomised controlled trial to compare opt-in and opt-out parental consent for childhood vaccine safety surveillance using data linkage: study protocol. Trials, 12(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Thomson, C., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duszynski, K., Gold, M. (2011). Legal impediments to data linkage. Journal of Law and Medicine, 19(2), 300-315.

2017

  • Delany, C., Xafis, V., Gillam, L., Hughson, J., Hynson, J., Wilkinson, D. (2017). A good resource for parents, but will clinicians use it?: Evaluation of a resource for paediatric end-of-life decision making. BMC Palliative Care, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Wilkinson, D., Gillam, L., Hynson, J., Sullivan, J., Xafis, V. (2017). Caring Decisions: A handbook for parents facing end-of-life decisions for their child. Melbourne: The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.
  • Gillam, L., Wilkinson, D., Xafis, V., Isaacs, D. (2017). Decision-making at the borderline of viability: Who should decide and on what basis? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(2), 105-111. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V. (2017). Overruling parental decisions in paediatric medicine: A comparison of Diekema's Harm Threshold Framework and the Zone of Parental Discretion Framework. Clinical Ethics, 12(3), 143-149. [More Information]

2016

  • Xafis, V., Watkins, A., Wilkinson, D. (2016). Death talk: Basic linguistic rules and communication in perinatal and paediatric end-of-life discussions. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(4), 555-561. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V. (2016). What consent model is ethically justifiable in cancer population research? Cancer Forum, 40(2), 102-106.
  • Xafis, V. (2016). Why respecting all human beings' privacy matters. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 52(3), 256-257. [More Information]

2015

  • Xafis, V., Wilkinson, D., Gillam, L., Sullivan, J. (2015). Balancing obligations: should written information about life-sustaining treatment be neutral? Journal of Medical Ethics, 41(3), 234-239. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Gillam, L., Hynson, J., Sullivan, J., Cossich, M., Wilkinson, D. (2015). Caring Decisions: The Development of a Written Resource for Parents Facing End-of-Life Decisions. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 18(11), 945-955. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V. (2015). The acceptability of conducting data linkage research without obtaining consent: lay people's views and justifications. BMC Medical Ethics, 16(79), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Wilkinson, D., Sullivan, J. (2015). What information do parents need when facing end-of-life decisions for their child? A meta-synthesis of parental feedback. BMC Palliative Care, 14(19), 1-11. [More Information]

2014

  • Wilkinson, D., de Crespigny, L., Xafis, V. (2014). Ethical language and decision-making for prenatally diagnosed lethal malformations. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 19(5), 306-311. [More Information]

2013

  • Guerin, C., Xafis, V., Doda, D., Gillam, M., Larg, A., Luckner, H., Jahan, N., Widayati, A., Xu, C. (2013). Diversity in collaborative research communities: a multicultural, multidisciplinary thesis writing group in public health. Studies in Continuing Education, 35(1), 65-81. [More Information]
  • Berry, J., Ryan, P., Duszynski, K., Braunack-Mayer, A., Carlson, J., Xavis, V., Gold, M. (2013). Parent perspectives on consent for the linkage of data to evaluate vaccine safety: A randomised trial of opt-in and opt-out consent. Clinical Trials, 10(3), 483-494. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Babidge, W., Field, J., Altree, M., Marlow, N., Maddern, G. (2013). The efficacy of laparoscopic skills training in a Mobile Simulation Unit compared with a fixed site: a comparative study. Surgical Endoscopy, 27(7), 2606-2612. [More Information]

2012

  • Burgess, T., Braunack-Mayer, A., Picard, M., Niess, C., Davy, C., Xafis, V. (2012). A Needs Assessment of the support requirements for mid to late candidature international and non English speaking Students in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Adelaide: University of Adelaide.
  • Berry, J., Ryan, P., Gold, M., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duszynski, K., Xafis, V., Carlson, J., Richards, B., Street, J., Elliott, E., Leask, J., et al (2012). A randomised controlled trial to compare opt-in and opt-out parental consent for childhood vaccine safety surveillance using data linkage. Journal of Medical Ethics, 38(10), 619-625. [More Information]

2011

  • Berry, J., Ryan, P., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duszynski, K., Xafis, V., Gold, M. (2011). A randomised controlled trial to compare opt-in and opt-out parental consent for childhood vaccine safety surveillance using data linkage: study protocol. Trials, 12(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Xafis, V., Thomson, C., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duszynski, K., Gold, M. (2011). Legal impediments to data linkage. Journal of Law and Medicine, 19(2), 300-315.

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