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1 Allison Shorten Publications Decision-aid Products Shorten, A 2006, Birth choices: What is best for you vaginal or caesarean birth. A decision-aid for women making choices about birth after caesarean section, University of Wollongong Printery. Shorten, A 2007, Birth choices: What is best for you vaginal or caesarean birth, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Book Chapters Shorten, A 2007, Caesarean section: A midwife s view, in Michelle Hamer, Delivery by Appointment New Holland, Sydney. Shorten, A, Shorten, B & West, S, Preparing consumers for shared decisions: Analysing the effectiveness of a decision-aid for women making choices about birth after caesarean, in E Blakely, Psychology of decision-making in healthcare, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge NY (In Press: ISBN: ) Refereed Professional Journals Shorten, A, & Shorten, B 2007, What happens when a private hospital comes to town? The impact of the 'public' to 'private' hospital shift on regional birthing outcomes, Women and Birth vol. 20, no. 2, pp Shorten, A, Shorten, B, Keogh, J, West, S & Morris, J 2005, Making choices for childbirth: A Randomized controlled trial of a decision-aid for informed birth after cesarean Birth, vol. 32 no. 4, pp Vella, S, Shorten, A & Sibbald, J 2005 Towards understanding the impact of gestational diabetes on breastfeeding Birth Issues, vol. 14, no. 1, pp Wallace M, & Shorten A 2005 'The challenge of implementing clinical guidelines' Commentary, Evidence-based Healthcare & Public Health, vol. 9, pp (Invited commentary) Shorten, A, Chamberlain, M, Shorten, B & Kariminia, A 2004, Making choices for childbirth: development and testing of a decision-aid for women who have experienced previous caesarean, Patient Education and Counselling, Mar; vol. 52 no. 3, pp Shorten, B & Shorten, A 2004, Response: Public and private intervention rates in obstetric practice, Australian Health Review, vol. 28, no. 1, pp Shorten, B & Shorten, A 2004, Impact of private health insurance incentives on obstetric outcomes in NSW hospitals, Australian Health Review, vol. 27, no. 1, pp Shorten, A, Donsante, J & Shorten, B 2002, Birth position, accoucheur and perineal outcomes: Informing women about choices for vaginal birth, Birth, vol. 29, no. 1, pp

2 Shorten, A & Shorten, B 2002, Perineal outcomes in NSW public and private hospitals: Analysing recent trends, Australian Journal of Midwifery, vol. 15, no. 2, pp Shorten, A, Wallace, M & Crookes, P 2001, 'Developing information literacy: A key to evidence-based nursing', International Nursing Review, vol. 48, pp (Invited Paper). Shorten, A 2001, Obstetric intervention among private and public patients in Australia: Women must have full information when choosing private health insurance for pregnancy Letters, British Medical Journal, vol. 322, 17 February, p Shorten, A 2000, 'Private versus public health insurance: Women's choice?', BMJ, Electronic Letter, 17 July Shorten, A & Shorten, B 2000, 'Women's choice? The impact of private health insurance on episiotomy rates in Australian hospitals', Midwifery, vol. 16, pp Wallace, MC, Shorten, A & Crookes, P 2000, 'Teaching information literacy skills: An evaluation', Nurse Education Today, vol. 20, no. 6, August, pp Wallace, MC, Shorten, A, Crookes, P, McGurk, C & Brewer, C 1999, 'Integrating information literacies into an undergraduate nursing program', Nurse Education Today, vol. 9, pp Shorten, A & Shorten, B 1999, 'Episiotomy in NSW hospitals : Towards understanding variations between public and private hospitals', Australian Health Review, vol. 21, no. 1, pp Lee, H & Shorten, A 1999, 'Childbirth education classes: Understanding patterns of attendance', Birth Issues, vol. 8, pp Shorten, A 1998, 'Review: Previous caesarean delivery or abortion increases the risk of placenta praevia', Evidence-Based Nursing, vol. 1, no. 3, p. 85. (Invited Commentary) Shorten, A, Lewis, DE & Shorten, B 1998, 'Trial of labour versus elective repeat caesarean section: A cost-effectiveness analysis', Australian Health Review, vol. 21, no. 1, pp Lee, H & Shorten, A 1998, 'Childbirth education: Do classes meet consumer expectations'. Birth Issues, vol. 7, no. 4, pp Wallace, MC, Shorten, A & Russell, KG 1997, 'Paving the way: Stepping stones to evidence-based nursing', International Journal of Nursing Practice, vol. 3, pp Shorten, A & Roberston, L 1996, 'Video assessment strategy: Improve learning and reduce the stress', Nurse Educator, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 8, 10, 19. Shorten, A 1995, 'Female circumcision: Understanding special needs', Holistic Nursing Practice: 'Global Health Issues: A nursing perspective', vol. 9, no. 2, pp Shorten, A 1995, 'Obstetric early discharge versus traditional hospital stay: Analysing the cost of postnatal care', Australian Health Review, vol. 18, no. 2, pp

3 Other Professional Journals Shorten, A & Monaghan, J 2007, Update on the national continuing professional development project, Australian Midwifery News, vol. 7, no. 1, p. 14. Shorten, A & Monaghan, J 2006, Update on the national continuing professional development project, Australian Midwifery News, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 7. Shorten, A 2005, A decision-aid for making informed choices about birth after caesarean, Midwifery Matters, June, pp Shorten, A & Shorten, B 2004, Reviewing the evidence on birth in NSW hospitals: What did we find and what does it mean?, Midwifery Matters, June, pp Wallace, MC & Shorten, A 1997, 'Taking the first steps: Information literacy, a tool for developing an evidence-based approach to nursing', Overview, vol. 4, no. 1, pp Shorten, A & Wallace, M 1997, 'Evidence-based practice: When quality counts', Australian Nurses Journal, vol. 4, no. 11, pp Shorten, A & Wallace, MC 1996, 'Evidence-based practice - The future is clear', Australian Nurses Journal, vol. 4, no. 6, pp Conference Proceedings and Presentations Shorten, A & Monaghan, J 2007, MidPLUS: The Australian College of Midwives continuing professional development programme, Australian College of Midwives Qld Branch Annual Conference, Goldcoast, Queensland, July. Shorten, A & Monaghan, J 2007, Enhancing the safety and quality of healthcare through continuing professional development, 8 th International Regulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, 2-3 June. Shorten, A & Monaghan, J 2006, Pathways to life-long learning: Continuing professional development for midwives, Australian College of Midwives Conference and AGM, Stamford Plaza, Adelaide, 3 November. Shorten, A, Shorten, B, West, S, Keogh, J & Morris, J 2005, Women s experiences of making choices for birth after Caesarean: Impact of a decision-aid on the decision process and outcome, 27 th Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives, Brisbane, July. Shorten, B & Shorten, A 2005, The public to private hospital shift: What happens to birthing women?, Health Outcomes 2005: Making a difference 11 th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference, Rydges Lakeside, Canberra, August. Shorten, A, Shorten, B, Morris, J, West, S & Keogh, J 2004, Effectiveness of a decision-aid for women making a choice about birth after caesarean, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand 8th Annual Congress, Darling Harbour, Sydney, March. Shorten, A 2004, Impact of a patient decision support tool on the uptake of trial of vaginal birth after previous caesarean section, MBF Health Research Awards Forum NSW, Sydney, 22 April.

4 Shorten, A, Shorten, B, Morris, J, West, S & Keogh, J 2004, A decision-aid for women making a choice about birth after caesarean: results of a randomised controlled trial, Australian Health Management Group Medical Research Week Symposium, Wollongong Hospital, 4June. Shorten, A, Shorten, B, Morris, J, West, S & Keogh, J 2004, Making informed choices for birth after caesarean: reality or rhetoric?, Plenary Session, Australian College of Midwives 14th National Conference, Perth, 31 August - 3 September. Shorten, A 2004, Analysing the impact of a patient decision support tool on the choice of birth after caesarean, University of Sydney, Faculty of Nursing Research Seminar Series, Camperdown, September. Shorten, A, West, S, Shorten, B, Keogh, J & Morris, J 2004, Making informed choices for childbirth: A better start for mother and baby, The University of Sydney College of Health Science Fourth Research Conference From Cell to Society, Leura, 3-4 November. Shorten, B & Shorten, A 2003, Impact of private health insurance incentives on obstetric outcomes in NSW hospitals, Health Outcomes 2003: The quest for practice improvement 9th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference, August, Canberra. Mitchell-Allen, R, Payne, S, Patterson, K, Williamson, M, Shorten, A & Baafi, M 2003, Changing midwifery culture through mentorship: the path to new frontiers, Australian College of Midwives 13th Biennial National Conference, Darwin, 2-5 September. Shorten, A, Chamberlain, M & Shorten, B 2002, Pilot testing of a decision-aid for women who have experienced previous caesarean birth, The University of Sydney College of Health Science Third Research Conference From Cell to Society, Leura, September. Shorten, A, 2001, Informed choice: Issues in breastfeeding and antenatal care, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress, Canberra March, Invited Plenary speaker. Shorten, A, 2001, Fit for the future: Maternal health after childbirth Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress, Canberra March, Invited Plenary speaker. Shorten, A 2001, Save my pelvic floor: Vaginal or caesarean section delivery?, President s debate, Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society Ltd Pelvic Floor Symposium and Workshop, Sydney, September. Shorten, A, Donsante, J & Shorten, B 2000, Birth position and perineal outcome: Can midwives make a difference?, 8th International Maternity Care Researchers Conference, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 6-8 September 6-8. Shorten, A & Chamberlain, M 2000, A decision-support strategy for childbirth: making choices for birth after previous caesarean section, 8th International Maternity Care Researchers Conference, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 6-8 September. Shorten, A, Wallace, M & Crookes, P 1999, 'Developing essential research skills: Evaluation of an educational program', ICN Centennial Conference, 27 June-1 July, London.

5 Shorten, A & Shorten, B 1999, 'Women's choice? The impact of private health insurance on childbirth, Papers and Proceedings of the 11th Biennial National Conference of the Australian College of Midwives Inc., Wrest Point Convention Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, 2-4 September. Shorten, A 1999, Rituals instead of evidence, Ausmed Private Hospital Nursing 2nd National Conference, October, Sydney, Invited paper, Monograph of abstracts and papers (Invited paper) Shorten, A 1998, 'Evidence-based practice: we don't have a choice', Presented at the 5th Annual NSWINS Conference, 17 September, in IV Connections, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 4-5, (Invited paper) Shorten, A 1998, Rituals instead of evidence, Ausmed National Nursing Conference; Dangerous Liaisons: Law, ethics and the nurse, 4-5 December, Sydney. Invited paper Monograph of abstracts and papers. Wallace, M, Crookes, P & Shorten, A 1998, 'Developing research retrieval and appreciation skills', 1st International Research Utilization Conference, Toronto, Canada, April. Crookes, P, Wallace, M & Shorten, A 1998, 'Developing essential research skills: Evaluation of an educational program', The NSW Nurses' Research Interest Group, 14th Annual Conference, Monograph of Abstracts, 10 July, Sydney. Shorten, A & Lewis, D 1997, Economic evaluation of caesarean section: Trial of labour versus elective repeat caesarean section, in A Harris (ed.) 1996, Economics and health, Proceedings of the Eighteenth Australian Conference of Health Economists, Australian Studies in Health Service Administration no 81. University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp

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