Publications list for Associate Professor Lyndal Trevena

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  • Emery, J., Shaw, K., Williams, B., Mazza, D., Fallon-Ferguson, J., Varlow, M., Trevena, L. (2014), The role of primary care in early detection and follow-up of cancer. Nature Reviews. Clinical Oncology. 11(1), 38-48. [Abstract]
  • Bindihm, N., Freeman, B., Trevena, L. (2014), Pro-smoking apps for smartphones: the latest vehicle for the tobacco industry?. Tobacco Control. 23(1), e4. [Abstract]


  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Paul, P., Trevena, L., Cameron, I. (2013), General practitioners' knowledge of whiplash guidelines improved with online education. Australian Health Review. 37(5), 688-694. [Abstract]
  • Dieng, M., Trevena, L., Turner, R., Wadolowski, M., McCaffery, K. (2013), What Australian women want and when they want it: cervical screening testing preferences, decision-making styles and information needs. Health Expectations. 16(2), 177-188. [Abstract]
  • Meiser, B., Schofield, P., Trevena, L., Wilde, A., Barlow-Stewart, K., Proudfoot, J., Peate, M., Dobbins, T., Christensen, H., Sherman, K., Karatas, J., Mitchell, P. (2013), Cluster randomized controlled trial of a psycho-educational intervention for people with a family history of depression for use in general practice. BMC Psychiatry. 13(1), 325. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L., Lipkus, I., Ozanne, E., Peters, E., Timmermans, D., Woloshin, S., Zikmund-Fisher, B., Edwards, A., Gaissmaier, W., Galesic, M., Han, P., King, J., Lawson, M., Linder, S. (2013), Presenting quantitative information about decision outcomes: A risk communication primer for patient decision aid developers. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 13:Suppl2, S7.


  • Smith, S., Barratt, A., Trevena, L., Simpson, J., Jansen, J., McCaffery, K. (2012), A theoretical framework for measuring knowledge in screening decision aid trials. Patient Education and Counseling. 89(2), 330-336. [Abstract]
  • Leung, K., Trevena, L., Waters, D. (2012), Development of an appraisal tool to evaluate strength of an instrument or outcome measure. Nurse Researcher. 20(2), 13-19. [Abstract]
  • Isaac, R., Finkel, M., Olver, I., Annie, I., Prashanth, H., Subhashini, J., Viswanathan, P., Trevena, L. (2012), Translating Evidence into Practice in Low Resource Settings: Cervical Cancer Screening Tests are Only Part of the Solution in Rural India. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 13(8), 4169-4172. [Abstract]
  • Stiggelbout, A., Van der Weijden, T., De Wit, M., Frosch, D., Légaré, F., Montori, V., Trevena, L., Elwyn, G. (2012), Shared decision making: really putting patients at the centre of healthcare. BMJ. 344, e256. [Abstract]


  • Trevena, L., Cameron, I. (2011), Traumatic brain injury - Long term care of patients in general practice. Australian Family Physician. 40(12), 956-961. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L. (2011), PatientsLikeMe and the tale of three brothers. The Medical Journal of Australia. 195(5), 258-259. [Abstract]
  • Shepherd, H., Barratt, A., Trevena, L., McGeechan, K., Carey, K., Epstein, R., Butow, P., Del Mar, C., Entwistle, V., Tattersall, M. (2011), Three questions that patients can ask to improve the quality of information physicians give about treatment options: A cross-over trial. Patient education and counseling. 84(3), 379-85. [Abstract]
  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2011), Physician's intention to initiate health check-ups discussions with men: a qualitative study. Family practice. 28(3), 307-16. [Abstract]
  • Flitcroft, K., Gillespie, J., Salkeld, G., Carter, S., Trevena, L. (2011), Getting evidence into policy: The need for deliberative strategies?. Social science & medicine. 72(7), 1039-0146. [Abstract]
  • Tang, S., Huang, G., Liu, J., Liu, T., Treven, L., Song, S., Zhang, C., Pan, L., Zhang, T. (2011), Usefulness of 18F-FDG PET, combined FDG-PET/CT and EUS in diagnosing primary pancreatic carcinoma: a meta-analysis. European Journal of Radiology. 78(1), 142-150. [Abstract]
  • 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. The Medical Journal of Australia. 194(4), 180-185. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L. (2011), WikiProject Medicine. BMJ. 342, d3387. [Abstract]
  • McCaffery, K., Smith, S., Shepherd, H., Sze, M., Dhillon, H., Jansen, J., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Trevena, L., Carey, K., Tattersall, M., Barratt, A. (2011), Shared decision making in Australia in 2011. Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen. 105(4), 234-239. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L. (2011), Screening and Early Detection of Disease: Focus on Colon Cancer. In: Public Health in The 21st Century. Volume 2: Disease Management. (pp.139-154).United States: Praeger.
  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2011), Malaysian primary care doctors' views on men's health: an unresolved jigsaw puzzle. BMC family practice. 12(1), 29. [Abstract]
  • Flitcroft, K., Gillespie, J., Carter, S., Trevena, L., Salkeld, G. (2011), When good evidence is not enough: the role of context in bowel cancer screening policy in New Zealand. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice. 7(3), 307-326.


  • Brotherton, J., Leask, J., Jackson, C., McCaffery, K., Trevena, L. (2010), National survey of general practitioners' experience of delivering the National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program. Sexual Health. 7(3), 291-298. [Abstract]
  • Flitcroft, K., Salkeld, G., Gillespie, J., Trevena, L., Irwig, L. (2010), Fifteen years of bowel cancer screening policy in Australia: putting evidence into practice?. Medical Journal of Australia. 193(1), 37-42. [Abstract]
  • Lewis, C., Golin, C., DeLeon, C., Griffith, J., Ivey, J., Trevena, L., Pignone, M. (2010), A targeted decision aid for the elderly to decide whether to undergo colorectal cancer screening: development and results of an uncontrolled trial. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 10, 54. [Abstract]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Nassar, N., Torvaldsen, S., Trevena, L., Roberts, C. (2010), Assisting informed decision making for labour analgesia: a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for labour analgesia versus a pamphlet. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 10, 15. [Abstract]
  • Jackson, C., Cheater, F., Peacock, R., Leask, J., Trevena, L. (2010), Evaluating a web-based MMR decision aid to support informed decision-making by UK parents: A before-and-after feasibility study. Health Education Journal. 69(1), 74-83.
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Simpson, J., Barratt, A., Nutbeam, D., McCaffery, K. (2010), A decision aid to support informed choices about bowel cancer screening among adults with low education: randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 341, c5370. [Abstract]


  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Nutbeam, D., Dixon, A., McCaffery, K. (2009), Exploring patient involvement in healthcare decision making across different education and functional health literacy groups. Social science & medicine (1982). 69(12), 1805-12. [Abstract]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Trevena, L. (2009), Do audio-guided decision aids improve outcomes? A randomized controlled trial of an audio-guided decision aid compared with a booklet decision aid for Australian women considering labour analgesia. Health Expectations. 12(4), 407-416. [Abstract]
  • Leask, J., Jackson, C., Trevena, L., McCaffery, K., Brotherton, J. (2009), Implementation of the Australian HPV vaccination program for adult women: Qualitative key informant interviews. Vaccine. 27(40), 5505-12. [Abstract]
  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Barratt, A., Dixon, A., Nutbeam, D., Simpson, J., McCaffery, K. (2009), Development and preliminary evaluation of a bowel cancer screening decision aid for adults with lower literacy. Patient Education and Counseling. 75(3), 358-367. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L. (2009), Cancer screening - pros, cons, choice, and the patient. Australian Family Physician. 38(4), 188-192. [Abstract]
  • Eigenmann, C., Colagiuri, R., Skinner, T., Trevena, L. (2009), Are current psychometric tools suitable for measuring outcomes of diabetes education?. Diabetic Medicine. 26(4), 425-436. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L., Leask, J. (2009), Decision aids for MMR vaccination. In: Shared Decision-Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice. (pp.345-352).United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Trevena, L. (2009), An introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine. In: Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence. (pp.27-45).United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.


  • Smith, S., Trevena, L., Nutbeam, D., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K. (2008), Information needs and preferences of low and high literacy consumers for decisions about colorectal cancer screening: utilizing a linguistic model. Health Expectations. 11(2), 123-136. [Abstract]
  • Irwig, L., Irwig, J., Trevena, L., Sweet, M. (2008), Smart Health Choices: Making sense of health advice. United Kingdom: Hammersmith Press.
  • Entwistle, V., Carter, S., Trevena, L., Flitcroft, K., Irwig, L., McCaffery, K., Salkeld, G. (2008), Communicating about screening. BMJ. 337(0), a1591. [Abstract]
  • Trevena, L., Barratt, A., McCaffery, K. (2008), Decision aids to assist with clinical reasoning. In: Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions. (pp.367-375).Germany: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd.
  • Sefton, A., Trevena, L., Loftus, S. (2008), Working with groups: Consulting, advocating, mediating and negotiating. In: Communicating in the Health Sciences. (pp.117-124).Australia: Oxford University Press.
  • Trevena, L., Irwig, L., Barratt, A. (2008), Randomized trial of a self-administered decision aid for colorectal cancer screening. Journal of medical screening. 15(2), 76-82. [Abstract]