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DSM staff profile

Associate Professor Robin Turner

PositionDirector, Biostatistics Unit
QualificationsBSc(Hons) MBiostat PhD

Research

Robin is a biostatistician with research interests in the areas of diagnostic tests, patient followup and monitoring, patient preferences for treatment, decision aids, and the statistical methods underpinning these.

Publications

Aik, J., Turner, R. M., Kirk, M. D., Heywood, A. E., & Newall, A. T. (2020). Evaluating food safety management systems in Singapore: A controlled interrupted time-series analysis of foodborne disease outbreak reports. Food Control, 117, 107324. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107324

MacIntyre, C. R., Adams, D. C., Turner, R., Chughtai, A. A., & Engells, T. (2020). Public awareness, acceptability and risk perception about infectious diseases dual-use research of concern: A cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open, 10(1), e029134. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029134

Nguyen, A. T. V., Tran, S., Hamdan, T. A., Turner, R., Sadek, A.-R., Lui, D., & Montgomery, A. S. (2020). Does anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis increase bleeding complications in spinal surgery and spinal cord injury? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Basrah Journal of Surgery, 26(1), 9-20.

McBride, D., Dockerty, J., Turner, R., Austin, G., Calvert, T., Fasi, N., … Jackson, S., … Theis, N. (2020). The New Zealand nuclear veteran and families study, exploring the options to assess heritable health outcomes. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1515), 70-78. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Cameron, C., Samaranayaka, A., & Turner, R. M. (2020). Pvalues: What are their significance? New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 31, 48-49.

Journal - Research Article

Aik, J., Turner, R. M., Kirk, M. D., Heywood, A. E., & Newall, A. T. (2020). Evaluating food safety management systems in Singapore: A controlled interrupted time-series analysis of foodborne disease outbreak reports. Food Control, 117, 107324. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107324

Cameron, C., Samaranayaka, A., & Turner, R. M. (2020). Pvalues: What are their significance? New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 31, 48-49.

McBride, D., Dockerty, J., Turner, R., Austin, G., Calvert, T., Fasi, N., … Jackson, S., … Theis, N. (2020). The New Zealand nuclear veteran and families study, exploring the options to assess heritable health outcomes. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1515), 70-78. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Nguyen, A. T. V., Tran, S., Hamdan, T. A., Turner, R., Sadek, A.-R., Lui, D., & Montgomery, A. S. (2020). Does anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis increase bleeding complications in spinal surgery and spinal cord injury? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Basrah Journal of Surgery, 26(1), 9-20.

MacIntyre, C. R., Adams, D. C., Turner, R., Chughtai, A. A., & Engells, T. (2020). Public awareness, acceptability and risk perception about infectious diseases dual-use research of concern: A cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open, 10(1), e029134. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029134

Alexander, J. W., Karantanis, E., Turner, R. M., Faasse, K., & Watt, C. (2020). Patient attitude and acceptance towards episiotomy during pregnancy before and after information provision: A questionnaire. International Urogynecology Journal, 31, 521-528. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-04003-x

Turner, R., Samaranayaka, A., & Cameron, C. (2020). Parametric vs nonparametric statistical methods: Which is better, and why? New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 30, 61-62.

Moa, A. M., Muscatello, D. J., Turner, R. M., & MacIntyre, C. R. (2020). Estimated hospitalisations attributable to seasonal and pandemic influenza in Australia: 2001- 2013. PLoS ONE, 15(4), e0230705. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230705

Smith, S. K., Cabrera-Aguas, M., Shaw, J., Shepherd, H., Naehrig, D., Meiser, B., … Turner, R. M., … Dhilon, H. M. (2019). A low literacy targeted talking book about radiation therapy for cancer: Development and acceptability. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 2057-2067. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4446-0

Cardona, M., O'Sullivan, M., Lewis, E. T., Turner, R. M., Garden, F., Alkhouri, H., … Breen, D. (2019). Prospective validation of a checklist to predict short-term death in older patients after emergency department admission in Australia and Ireland. Academic Emergency Medicine, 26(6), 610-620. doi: 10.1111/acem.13664

Leong, R. N. F., Wood, J. G., Turner, R. M., & Newall, A. T. (2019). Estimating seasonal variation in Australian pertussis notifications from 1991 to 2016: Evidence of spring to summer peaks. Epidemiology & Infection, 147, e155. doi: 10.1017/s0950268818003680

Samaranayaka, A., Turner, R., & Cameron, C. (2019). Kaplan-Meier plots. New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 28, 45-46.

Wong, G., Hope, R. L., Howard, K., Chapman, J. R., Castells, A., Roger, S. D., … Turner, R., … Cross, N. B., … Craig, J. C. (2019). One-time fecal immunochemical screening for advanced colorectal neoplasia in patients with CKD (DETECT Study). Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 30(6), 1061-1072. doi: 10.1681/asn.2018121232

Muscatello, D. J., Leong, R. N. F., Turner, R. M., & Newall, A. T. (2019). Rapid mapping of the spatial and temporal intensity of influenza. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 38, 1307-1312. doi: 10.1007/s10096-019-03554-7

Nijhuis, A. A. G., Dieng, M., Khanna, N., Lord, S. J., Dalton, J., Menzies, A. M., Turner, R. M., … Morton, R. L. (2019). False-positive results and incidental findings with annual CT or PET/CT surveillance in asymptomatic patients with resected stage III melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 26, 1860-1868. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07311-0

Turner, R. M., Cameron, C., & Samaranayaka, A. (2019). Understanding receiver operator characteristic (ROC) curves. New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 29, 50-51.

Walter, S. D., Turner, R. M., & Macaskill, P. (2019). Optimising the two-stage randomised trial design when some participants are indifferent in their treatment preferences. Statistics in Medicine, 38, 2317-2331. doi: 10.1002/sim.8119

Bates, L. J., Melon, J., Turner, R., Chan, S. S. C., & Karantanis, E. (2019). Prospective comparison of obstetric anal sphincter injury incidence between an Asian and Western hospital. International Urogynecology Journal, 30(3), 429-437. doi: 10.1007/s00192-018-3649-8

Cardona, M., Lewis, E. T., Kristensen, M. R., Skjøt-Arkil, H., Addy Ekmann, A., Nygaard, H. H., … Turner, R. M., … Brabrand, M. (2018). Predictive validity of the CriSTAL tool for short-term mortality in older people presenting at emergency departments: A prospective study. European Geriatric Medicine, 9(6), 891-901. doi: 10.1007/s41999-018-0123-6

Whelan, B., Welgampola, M., McGarvie, L., Makhija, K., Turner, R. M., Holloway, L., … Keall, P. (2018). Patient reported outcomes of slow, single arc rotation: Do we need rotating gantries? Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Oncology, 62(4), 553-561. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.12688

Foo, E., Turner, R., Wang, K.-C., Aniss, A., Gill, A. J., Sidhu, S., … Sywak, M. (2018). Predicting malignancy in adrenal incidentaloma and evaluation of a novel risk stratification algorithm. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(3), E173-E177. doi: 10.1111/ans.13868

Lim, W.-Y., Turner, R. M., Morton, R. L., Jenkins, M. C., Irwig, L., Webster, A. C., … Bell, K. J. L. (2018). Use of shared care and routine tests in follow-up after treatment for localised cutaneous melanoma. BMC Health Services Research, 18, 477. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3291-7

Aik, J., Heywood, A. E., Newall, A. T., Ng, L.-C., Kirk, M. D., & Turner, R. (2018). Climate variability and salmonellosis in Singapore: A time series analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 639, 1261-1267. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.254

Cardona, M., Turner, R. M., Chapman, A., Alkhouri, H., Lewis, E. T., Jan, S., … Hillman, K. (2018). Who benefits from aggressive rapid response system treatments near the end of life? A retrospective cohort study. Joint Commission Journal on Quality & Patient Safety, 44(9), 505-513. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2018.04.001

Moa, A. M., Muscatello, D. J., Turner, R. M., & MacIntyre, C. R. (2017). Epidemiology of influenza B in Australia: 2001-2014 influenza seasons. Influenza & Other Respiratory Viruses, 11(2), 102-109. doi: 10.1111/irv.12432

Bell, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Turner, R., Bower, C., Dodson, A., Hancock, K., & Nassar, N. (2017). School absence and its effect on school performance for children born with orofacial clefts. Birth Defects Research, 109(13), 1048-1056. doi: 10.1002/bdr2.1041

Walter, S. D., Turner, R. M., Macaskill, P., McCaffery, K. J., & Irwig, L. (2017). Estimation of treatment preference effects in clinical trials when some participants are indifferent to treatment choice. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 17(1), 29. doi: 10.1186/s12874-017-0304-x

Bell, K. J. L., Mehta, Y., Turner, R. M., Morton, R. L., Dieng, M., Saw, R., … Webster, A. C. (2017). Fear of new or recurrent melanoma after treatment for localised melanoma. Psycho-Oncology, 26(11), 1784-1791. doi: 10.1002/pon.4366

Houssami, N., Turner, R. M., & Morrow, M. (2017). Meta-analysis of pre-operative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and surgical treatment for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment, 165(2), 273-283. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4324-3

Nickel, B., Dodd, R. H., Turner, R. M., Waller, J., Marlow, L., Zimet, G., … McCaffery, K. (2017). Factors associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination across three countries following vaccination introduction. Preventive Medicine Reports, 8, 169-176. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.10.005

Mahady, S., Wong, G., Turner, R. M., Mitchell, P., Macaskill, P., Craig, J. C., & George, J. (2017). Elevated liver enzymes and mortality in older individuals: A prospective cohort study. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 51(5), 439-445. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000622

Walter, S. D., Turner, R., Macaskill, P., McCaffery, K. J., & Irwig, L. (2017). Beyond the treatment effect: Evaluating the effects of patient preferences in randomised trials. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 26(1), 489-507. doi: 10.1177/0962280214550516

Cardona-Morrell, M., Benfatti-Olivato, G., Jansen, J., Turner, R. M., Fajardo-Pulido, D., & Hillman, K. (2017). A systematic review of effectiveness of decision aids to assist older patients at the end of life. Patient Education & Counseling, 100(3), 425-435. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.10.007

Bell, J. C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Turner, R., Bower, C., Dodson, A., Nicholls, W., & Nassar, N. (2017). School performance for children with cleft lip and palate: A population-based study. Child: Care, Health & Development, 43(2), 222-231. doi: 10.1111/cch.12388

Wong, G., Staplin, N., Emberson, J., Baigent, C., Turner, R., Chalmers, J., … Craig, J. (2016). Chronic kidney disease and the risk of cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 32,057 participants from six prospective studies. BMC Cancer, 16(1), 488. doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2532-6

Moa, A. M., Chugtai, A. A., Muscatello, D. J., Turner, R. M., & MacIntyre, C. R. (2016). Immunogenicity and safety of inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Vaccine, 34(35), 4092-4102. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.06.064

Eslick, E. M., Bailey, D. L., Fitzharris, B., Kipritidis, J., Stevens, M., Li, B. T., … Turner, R., … Keall, P. J. (2016). Measurement of preoperative lobar lung function with computed tomography ventilation imaging: Progress towards rapid stratification of lung cancer lobectomy patients with abnormal lung function. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 49(4), 1075-1082. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv276

Howell, M. L., Wong, G., Turner, R. M., Teck Tan, H., Tong, A., Craig, J. C., & Howard, K. (2016). The consistency and reporting of quality-of-life outcomes in trials of immunosuppressive agents in kidney transplantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 67(5), 762-774. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.11.006

Bell, J., Nassar, N., Turner, R., Bower, C., Gillett, D., McBain, W., & Raynes-Greenow, C. (2016). Hospitalisations up to adulthood for children born with orofacial clefts. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 52(4), 441-448. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13024

Cardona-Morrell, M., Chapman, A., Turner, R. M., Lewis, E., Gallego-Luxan, B., Parr, M., & Hillman, K. (2016). Pre-existing risk factors for in-hospital death among older patients could be used to initiate end-of-life discussions rather than Rapid Response System calls: A case-control study. Resuscitation, 109, 76-80. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.09.031

Bell, J. C., Nassar, N., Bower, C., Turner, R. M., & Raynes-Greenow, C. (2016). Long-term survival for infants born with orofacial clefts in Western Australia. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 106(3), 172-177. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23473

Phillips, K., Hersch, J., Turner, R., Jansen, J., & McCaffery, K. (2016). The influence of the ‘cancer effect’ on young women's responses to overdiagnosis in cervical screening. Patient Education & Counseling, 99(10), 1568-1575. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.04.002

Cardona-Morrell, M., Prgomet, M., Turner, R. M., Nicholson, M., & Hillman, K. (2016). Effectiveness of continuous or intermittent vital signs monitoring in preventing adverse events on general wards: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 70(10), 806-824. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12846

Duong, C. M., Turner, R., & McLaws, M.-L. (2016). Shewhart charts and two-monthly screening interval to monitor hepatitis C and hepatitis B virus infections in two-year prospective cohort study of hemodialysis patients in Vietnam. Journal of Nephrology & Urology Research, 4, 5-14. doi: 10.12970/2310-984X.2016.04.01.3

Sladakovic, J., Jansen, J., Hersch, J., Turner, R., & McCaffery, K. (2016). The differential effects of presenting uncertainty around benefits and harms on treatment decision making. Patient Education & Counseling, 99(6), 974-980. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.01.009

Au, C. P. Y., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Turner, R. M., Carberry, A. E., & Jeffery, H. E. (2016). Antenatal management of gestational diabetes mellitus can improve neonatal outcomes. Midwifery, 34, 66-71. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2016.01.001

Masson, P., Webster, A. C., Hong, M., Turner, R., Lindley, R. I., & Craig, J. C. (2015). Chronic kidney disease and the risk of stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 30(7), 1162-1169. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfv009

O'Brien, C. M., Arbuckle, S., Thomas, S., Rode, J., Turner, R., & Jeffery, H. E. (2015). Placental inflammation is associated with rural and remote residence in the Northern Territory, Australia: A cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 15, 32. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0458-7

Burgess, L., McCaffery, K., Powell, H., Murphy, V. E., Gibson, P. G., & Turner, R. M. (2015). The influence of asthma control on psychosocial outcomes for pregnant women with asthma. Journal of Asthma, 52(10), 1013-1019. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1038833

Kaltoft, M. K., Turner, R., Cunich, M., Salkeld, G., Nielsen, J. B., & Dowie, J. (2015). Addressing preference heterogeneity in public health policy by combining Cluster Analysis and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: Proof of method. Health Economics Review, 5, 10. doi: 10.1186/s13561-015-0048-4

Debono, J. C., Poulos, A. E., Houssami, N., Turner, R. M., & Boyages, J. (2015). Evaluation of radiographers' mammography screen-reading accuracy in Australia. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 62(1), 15-22. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.59

Fancellu, A., Turner, R. M., Dixon, J. M., Pinna, A., Cottu, P., & Houssami, N. (2015). Meta-analysis of the effect of preoperative breast MRI on the surgical management of ductal carcinoma in situ. British Journal of Surgery, 102(8), 883-893. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9797

Wong, G., Hon Lim, W., Lewis, J., Craig, J. C., Turner, R., Zhu, K., … Prince, R. (2015). Vitamin D and cancer mortality in elderly women. BMC Cancer, 15, 106. doi: 10.1186/s12885-015-1112-5

Memari, N., Hayen, A., Bell, K. J. L., Rychetnik, L., Morton, R. L., McCaffery, K., … Turner, R. M. (2015). How often do patients with localized melanoma attend follow-up at a specialist center? Annals of Surgical Oncology, 22(Suppl. 3), 1164-1171. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4589-x

Wang, L. W., Masson, P., Turner, R. M., Lord, S. W., Baines, L. A., Craig, J. C., & Webster, A. C. (2015). Prognostic value of cardiac tests in potential kidney transplant recipients: A systematic review. Transplantation, 99(4), 731-745. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000611

Iff, S., Craig, J. C., Turner, R., Chapman, J. R., Wang, J. J., Mitchell, P., & Wong, G. (2014). Reduced estimated GFR and cancer mortality. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 63(1), 23-30. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.07.008

Bell, J. C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Turner, R. M., Bower, C., Nassar, N., & O'Leary, C. M. (2014). Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the risk of orofacial clefts in infants: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology, 28(4), 322-332. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12131

Turner, R. M., Walter, S. D., Macaskill, P., McCaffery, K. J., & Irwig, L. (2014). Sample size and power when designing a randomized trial for the estimation of treatment, selection, and preference effects. Medical Decision Making, 34(6), 711-719. doi: 10.1177/0272989X14525264

Lim, W. H., Lewis, J. R., Wong, G., Turner, R. M., Lim, E. M., Thompson, P. L., & Prince, R. L. (2014). Comparison of estimated glomerular filtration rate by the chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations with and without cystatin c for predicting clinical outcomes in elderly women. PLoS ONE, 9(9), e106734. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106734

Ma, M. K. M., Lim, W. H., Turner, R. M., Chapman, J. R., Craig, J. C., & Wong, G. (2014). The risk of cancer in recipients of living-donor, standard and expanded criteria deceased donor kidney transplants: A registry analysis. Transplantation, 98(12), 1286-1293. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000375

Thompson, A. M., Turner, R. M., Hayen, A., Aniss, A., Jalaty, S., Learoyd, D. L., … Sywak, M. (2014). A preoperative nomogram for the prediction of ipsilateral central compartment lymph node metastases in papillary thyroid cancer. Thyroid, 24(4), 675-682. doi: 10.1089/thy.2013.0224

Houssami, N., Diepstraten, S. C. E., Cody, III, H. S., Turner, R. M., & Sever, A. R. (2014). Clinical utility of ultrasound-needle biopsy for preoperative staging of the axilla in invasive breast cancer. Anticancer Research, 34(3), 1087-1097.

Donnelley, E. L., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Turner, R. M., Carberry, A. E., & Jeffery, H. E. (2014). Antenatal predictors and body composition of large-for-gestational-age newborns: Perinatal health outcomes. Journal of Perinatology, 34(9), 698-704. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.90

Chung, R., Howard, K., Craig, J. C., Chapman, J. R., Turner, R., & Wong, G. (2014). Economic evaluations in kidney transplantation: Frequency, characteristics, and quality: A systematic review. Transplantation, 97(10), 1027-1033. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000079

Jansen, J., Bonner, C., McKinn, S., Irwig, L., Glasziou, P., Doust, J., … Turner, R., & McCaffery, K. (2014). General practitioners' use of absolute risk versus individual risk factors in cardiovascular disease prevention: An experimental study. BMJ Open, 4(5), e004812. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004812

Houssami, N., Turner, R., Macaskill, P., Turnbull, L. W., McCready, D. R., Tuttle, T. M., … Solin, L. J. (2014). An individual person data meta-analysis of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging and breast cancer recurrence. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32(5), 392-401. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.52.7515

Lim, W. H., Turner, R. M., Chapman, J. R., Ma, M. K. M., Webster, A. C., Craig, J. C., & Wong, G. (2014). Acute rejection, T-cell-depleting antibodies, and cancer after transplantation. Transplantation, 97(8), 817-825. doi: 10.1097/01.TP.0000442773.38510.32

Sundercombe, S. L., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Turner, R. M., & Jeffery, H. E. (2014). Do neonatal hypoglycaemia guidelines in Australia and New Zealand facilitate breast feeding? Midwifery, 30(12), 1179-1186. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2014.04.004

Wong, G., Turner, R. M., Chapman, J. R., Howell, M., Lim, W. H., Webster, A. C., & Craig, J. C. (2013). Time on dialysis and cancer risk after kidney transplantation. Transplantation, 95(1), 114-121. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e31827743b4

Myint, T. M. M., Turner, R. M., Craig, J. C., Cross, N. B., Kable, K., Nankivell, B. J., … Wong, G. (2013). Test performance characteristics of quantitative nucleic acid testing for polyomaviruses in kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients. Clinical Transplantation, 27(5), E571-E579. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12195

Au, C. P., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Turner, R. M., Carberry, A. E., & Jeffery, H. (2013). Fetal and maternal factors associated with neonatal adiposity as measured by air displacement plethysmography: A large cross-sectional study. Early Human Development, 89(10), 839-843. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2013.07.028

Wong, G., Li, M. W. Y., Howard, K., Hua, D. K., Chapman, J. R., Bourke, M., Turner, R., … Craig, J. C. (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. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfs490

Carberry, A. E., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Turner, R. M., & Jeffery, H. E. (2013). Customized versus population-based birth weight charts for the detection of neonatal growth and perinatal morbidity in a cross-sectional study of term neonates. American Journal of Epidemiology, 178(8), 1301-1308. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt176

Bell, J. C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Bower, C., Turner, R. M., Roberts, C. L., & Nassar, N. (2013). Descriptive epidemiology of cleft lip and cleft palate in Western Australia. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 97(2), 101-108. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23110

Sundercombe, S. L., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Carberry, A. E., Turner, R. M., & Jeffery, H. E. (2013). Audit of a clinical guideline for neonatal hypoglycaemia screening. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 49(10), 833-838. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12293

Houssami, N., Turner, R., & Morrow, M. (2013). Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging in breast cancer: Meta-analysis of surgical outcomes. Annals of Surgery, 257(2), 249-255. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31827a8d17

Carberry, A. E., Raynes-Greenow, C. H., Turner, R. M., Askie, L. M., & Jeffery, H. E. (2013). Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles? Pediatric Research, 74(6), 730-736. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.156

Lucas, N., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., Moran, R., Rickards, L., Turner, R., & Bogduk, N. (2013). The reliability of a quality appraisal tool for studies of diagnostic reliability (QAREL). BMC Medical Research Methodology, 13, 111. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-13-111

Dieng, M., Trevena, L., Turner, R. M., 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. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2011.00707.x

Longman, T., Turner, R. M., King, M., & McCaffery, K. J. (2012). The effects of communicating uncertainty in quantitative health risk estimates. Patient Education & Counseling, 89(2), 252-259. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.07.010

Morton, R. L., Turner, R. M., Howard, K., Snelling, P., & Webster, A. C. (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. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2011.08.024

Adelstein, B.-A., Macaskill, P., Turner, R. M., & Irwig, L. (2012). Patients who take their symptoms less seriously are more likely to have colorectal cancer. BMC Gastroenterology, 12, 130. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-12-130

Walter, S. D., Turner, R. M., Macaskill, P., McCaffery, K. J., & Irwig, L. (2012). Optimal allocation of participants for the estimation of selection, preference and treatment effects in the two-stage randomised trial design. Statistics in Medicine, 31(13), 1307-1322. doi: 10.1002/sim.4486

Turner, R. M., Hayen, A., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., & Reddel, H. K. (2012). Control charts demonstrated limited utility for the monitoring of lung function in asthma. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(1), 53-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.04.012

Adelstein, B.-A., Macaskill, P., Turner, R. M., Katelaris, P. H., & Irwig, L. (2011). The value of age and medical history for predicting colorectal cancer and adenomas in people referred for colonoscopy. BMC Gastroenterology, 11, 97. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-11-97

McCaffery, K. J., Turner, R., Macaskill, P., Walter, S. D., Chan, S. F., & Irwig, L. (2011). Determining the impact of informed choice: Separating treatment effects from the effects of choice and selection in randomized trials. Medical Decision Making, 31(2), 229-236. doi: 10.1177/0272989X10379919

Houssami, N., Ciatto, S., Turner, R. M., Cody, III, H. S., & Macaskill, P. (2011). Preoperative ultrasound-guided needle biopsy of axillary nodes in invasive breast cancer: Meta-analysis of its accuracy and utility in staging the axilla. Annals of Surgery, 254(2), 243-251. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31821f1564

Brennan, M. E., Turner, R. M., Ciatto, S., Marinovich, M. L., French, J. R., Macaskill, P., & Houssami, N. (2011). Ductal carcinoma in situ at core-needle biopsy: Meta-analysis of underestimation and predictors of invasive breast cancer. Radiology, 260(1), 119-128. doi: 10.1148/radiol.11102368

Turner, R. M., Hayen, A., Dunsmuir, W. T. M., & Finch, C. F. (2011). Air temperature and the incidence of fall-related hip fracture hospitalisations in older people. Osteoporosis International, 22(4), 1183-1189. doi: 10.1007/s00198-010-1306-2

Turner, R. M., Bell, K. J. L., Morton, R. L., Hayen, A., Francken, A. B., Howard, K., … 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. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2010.34.2956

McCaffery, K. J., Irwig, L., Turner, R., Chan, S. F., Macaskill, P., Lewicka, M., … Barratt, A. (2010). Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: An open randomised trial. BMJ, 340(7744), b4491. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b4491

Sparks, R., Carter, C., Graham, P., Muscatello, D., Churches, T., Kaldor, J. M., Turner, R., … Ryan, L. (2010). Understanding sources of variation in syndromic surveillance for early warning of natural or intentional disease outbreaks. IISE Transactions, 42(9), 613-631. doi: 10.1080/07408170902942667

Adelstein, B.-A., Irwig, L., Macaskill, P., Turner, R. M., Chan, S. F., & Katelaris, P. H. (2010). Who needs colonoscopy to identify colorectal cancer? Bowel symptoms do not add substantially to age and other medical history. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 32(2), 270-281. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2010.04344.x

Turner, R. M., Hayen, A., Dunsmuir, W. T. M., & Finch, C. F. (2009). Spatial temporal modeling of hospitalizations for fall-related hip fractures in older people. Osteoporosis International, 20(9), 1479-1485. doi: 10.1007/s00198-008-0819-4

Ripley, D., Hudson, I., Turner, R., & Osman-Gani, A. (2008). Cross-national similarities and differences in employee perceptions of issues in the work environment. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 19(1), 41-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1937-8327.2006.tb00356.x

Turner, R. M., Muscatello, D. J., Zheng, W., Willmore, A., & Arendts, G. (2007). An outbreak of cardiovascular syndromes requiring urgent medical treatment and its association with environmental factors: An ecological study. Environmental Health, 6, 37. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-6-37

Byatt, D., Dalrymple, M. L., & Turner, R. M. (2004). Searching for primes in the digits of π. Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 48(3-4), 497-504. doi: 10.1016/j.camwa.2003.12.007

Turner, R. M., Hudson, I. L., Butler, P. H., & Joyce, P. R. (2003). Brain function and personality in normal males: A SPECT study using statistical parametric mapping. NeuroImage, 19, 1145-1162.

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Miller, R., Young, J., Nixon, G., Pickering, J. W., Stokes, T., Turner, R., … Gutenstein, M., … George, P. M., … Than, M. (2020). Study protocol for an observational study to evaluate an accelerated chest pain pathway using point-of-care troponin in New Zealand rural and primary care populations. Journal of Primary Health Care, 12(2), 129-138. doi: 10.1071/HC19059

Walter, S. D., Macaskill, P., Turner, R., Guyatt, G., Cook, R., & Prasad, K. (2019). Comment to the reply letter: Letter to the Editor: Preference option randomized design (PORD) for comparative effectiveness research: Statistical power for testing comparative effect, preference effect, selection effect, intent-to-treat effect, and overall effect (SMMR, Vol. 28, Issue 2, 2019). Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 28(5), 1603-1605. doi: 10.1177/0962280218768107

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