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Journal articles

Macarthur N; Watson-Kirby E; Mowll J, 2022, 'Bereavement affinities: A qualitative study of lived experiences of grief and loss', Death Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2022.2135044

Kirby E; van Toorn G; Lwin Z, 2022, 'Routines of isolation? A qualitative study of informal caregiving in the context of glioma in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 30, pp. 1924 - 1932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13571

Kirby E; Kenny K; Broom A; Lwin Z, 2022, 'Chronicity in/and cancer: a qualitative interview study of health professionals, patients, and family carers', Critical Public Health, vol. 32, pp. 472 - 484, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2022.2035319

Padigos J; Reid S; Kirby E; Anstey C; Broom J, 2022, 'Nursing experiences in antimicrobial optimisation in the intensive care unit: A convergent analysis of a national survey', Australian Critical Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2022.09.005

Plage S; Kirby E, 2022, 'Reconfiguring time: optimisation and authenticity in accounts of people surviving with advanced cancer', Health Sociology Review, vol. 31, pp. 96 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14461242.2021.1918016

Kirby E; Newton G; Hofstätter L; Judd-Lam S; Strnadova I; Newman C, 2021, '(How) Will it end? A qualitative analysis of free-text survey data on informal care endings', International Journal of Care and Caring, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/239788221X16357694113165

Kirby E; Broom A; MacArtney J; Lewis S; Good P, 2021, 'Hopeful dying? The meanings and practice of hope in palliative care family meetings', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 291, pp. 114471 - 114471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114471

McLaughlan R; Kirby E, 2021, 'Palliative care environments for patient, family and staff well-being: an ethnographic study of non-standard design.', BMJ Support Palliat Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003159

Broom A; Lewis S; Parker R; Williams Veazey L; Kenny K; Kirby E; Kokanović R; Lwin Z; Koh ES, 2021, 'Personhood, belonging, affect and affliction', Sociological Review, vol. 69, pp. 1051 - 1071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00380261211019266

Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E; Davis M; Dodds S; Post J; Broom J, 2021, 'The modern hospital executive, micro improvements, and the rise of antimicrobial resistance', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 285, pp. 114298 - 114298, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114298

Lewis S; Kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Boyle F, 2021, 'The social meanings of choice in living-with advanced breast cancer', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 280, pp. 114047 - 114047, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114047

Padigos J; Reid S; Kirby E; Broom J, 2021, 'Knowledge, perceptions and experiences of nurses in antimicrobial optimization or stewardship in the intensive care unit', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 109, pp. 10 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.12.003

Kirby E; McLaughlan R; Wallworth L; Chappell L; Bellemore F; Chye R, 2021, 'Connection, comfort and COVID-19 in palliative care', Palliative Care and Social Practice, vol. 15, pp. 263235242110013 - 263235242110013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/26323524211001389

Kirby E; Watson A; Churchill B; Robards B; LaRochelle L, 2021, 'Queering the Map: Stories of love, loss and (be)longing within a digital cartographic archive', Media, Culture & Society, vol. 43, pp. 1043 - 1060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0163443720986005

Kirby E; Broom A; Overton K; Kenny K; Post JJ; Broom J, 2020, 'Reconsidering the nursing role in antimicrobial stewardship: A multisite qualitative interview study', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e042321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042321

Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E, 2020, 'Entangled and Estranged: Living and Dying in Relation (to Cancer)', Sociology, vol. 54, pp. 1004 - 1021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038520918853

Broom A; Parker R; Raymond S; Kirby E; Lewis S; Kokanović R; Adams J; de Souza P; Woodland L; Wyld D; Lwin Z; Koh ES, 2020, 'The (Co)Production of Difference in the Care of Patients With Cancer From Migrant Backgrounds', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 1619 - 1631, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732320930699

Wong WKT; Broom A; Kirby E; Lwin Z, 2020, 'What lies beneath? Experiencing emotions and caring in oncology.', Health (London), vol. 24, pp. 348 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459318800168

Kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Oliffe JL; Wyld D; Lwin Z, 2020, 'Reciprocity, Autonomy, and Vulnerability in Men’s Experiences of Informal Cancer Care', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 30, pp. 491 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732319855962

Lewis S; Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E, 2020, 'Cancer caregivers' experiences of prognosis in Australia: a qualitative interview study', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e032361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032361

Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E; George N; Chittem M, 2020, 'Improvisation, therapeutic brokerage and antibiotic (mis)use in India: a qualitative interview study of Hyderabadi physicians and pharmacists', Critical Public Health, vol. 30, pp. 16 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2018.1516032

Kirby E; Broom A; Karikios D; Harrup R; Lwin Z, 2019, 'Exploring the impact and experience of fractional work in medicine: A qualitative study of medical oncologists in Australia', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e032585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032585

Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E, 2019, 'The drivers of antimicrobial use across institutions, stakeholders and economic settings: A paradigm shift is required for effective optimization', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 74, pp. 2803 - 2809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkz233

Broom A; Parker RB; Kirby E; KokanoviÄ R; Woodland L; Lwin Z; Koh ES, 2019, 'A qualitative study of cancer care professionals' experiences of working with migrant patients from diverse cultural backgrounds', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e025956, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025956

Broom A; Kirby E; Kokonavic R; Woodland L; Wyld D; de Souza P; Koh S; Lwin Z, 2019, 'Individualising difference, negotiating culture: Intersections of biography and cancer care', Health, pp. 1363459319829192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459319829192

Kirby ER; Kenny KE; Broom AF; Oliffe JL; Lewis S; Wyld DK; Yates PM; Parker RB; Lwin Z, 2019, 'Responses to a cancer diagnosis: a qualitative patient-centred interview study', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04796-z

Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E, 2019, 'The drivers of antimicrobial use across institutions, stakeholders and economic settings: A paradigm shift is required for effective optimisation', Infection, Disease & Health, vol. 24, pp. S7 - S7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2019.09.027

Gibson AF; Broom A; Kirby E; Wyld DK; Lwin Z, 2018, '‘… My biggest worry now is how my husband is going to cope’: women’s relational experiences of cancer ‘care’ during illness', Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 27, pp. 901 - 913, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1340154

Broom A; Kenny K; Kirby E; Lwin Z, 2018, 'The collective/affective practice of cancer survivorship', British Journal of Sociology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12616

Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E, 2018, 'Context-sensitive antibiotic optimization: a qualitative interviews study of a remote Australian hospital setting', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 100, pp. 265 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.002

Broom A; Gibson A; Kirby E; Davis M; Broom J, 2018, 'The private life of medicine: accounting for antibiotics in the ‘for-profit’ hospital setting', Social Theory and Health, vol. 16, pp. 379 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41285-018-0063-8

Wong WKT; Kirby E; Broom A; Sibbritt D; Francis K; Karapetis CS; Karikios D; Harrup R; Lwin Z, 2018, 'A mixed methods analysis of experiences and expectations among early-career medical oncologists in Australia', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 14, pp. e521 - e527, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12844

Kirby E; Broom A; Gibson A; Broom J; Yarwood T; Post J, 2018, 'Medical authority, managerial power and political will: A Bourdieusian analysis of antibiotics in the hospital', Health (United Kingdom), vol. 22, pp. 500 - 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459317715775

Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E; Post JJ, 2018, 'Improvisation versus guideline concordance in surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: a qualitative study', Infection, vol. 46, pp. 541 - 548, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-018-1156-y

Kirby E; Kenny K; Broom A; Macartney J; Good P, 2018, 'The meaning and experience of bereavement support: A qualitative interview study of bereaved family caregivers', Palliative and Supportive Care, vol. 16, pp. 396 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951517000475

Kirby E; Lwin Z; Kenny K; Broom A; Birman H; Good P, 2018, '"It doesn't exist...": Negotiating palliative care from a culturally and linguistically diverse patient and caregiver perspective', BMC Palliative Care, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-018-0343-z

Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Scambler G, 2017, 'Nurses as Antibiotic Brokers: Institutionalized Praxis in the Hospital', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 1924 - 1935, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316679953

Kirby E; Broom A; Good P; Bowden V; Lwin Z, 2017, 'Experiences of interpreters in supporting the transition from oncology to palliative care: A qualitative study', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 13, pp. e497 - e505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12563

Broom A; Broom J; Kirby E; Gibson A; Davis M, 2017, 'Antibiotic optimisation in ‘the bush’: Local know-how and core-periphery relations', Health and Place, vol. 48, pp. 56 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.09.003

Kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Wyld D; Lwin Z, 2017, 'Terminal anticipation: entanglements of affect and temporality in living with advanced cancer', Subjectivity, vol. 10, pp. 374 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41286-017-0034-x

kenny K; Broom A; Kirby E; Ridge D, 2017, 'In one’s own time: Contesting the temporality and linearity of bereavement', Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine, vol. 23, pp. 58 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363459317724854

Broom JK; Broom AF; Kirby ER; Gibson AF; Post JJ, 2017, 'Clinical and social barriers to antimicrobial stewardship in pulmonary medicine: A qualitative study', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 911 - 916, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.003

Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E; Gibson AF; Post JJ, 2017, 'How do hospital respiratory clinicians perceive antimicrobial stewardship (AMS)? A qualitative study highlighting barriers to AMS in respiratory medicine', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 96, pp. 316 - 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2017.05.001

Broom A; kirby E; Gibson A; Post J; Broom J, 2017, 'Myth, manners, and medical ritual: Defensive medicine and the fetishisation of antibiotics', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 1994 - 2005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732317721478

Broom J; Broom A; Kirby E; Gibson A; Post J, 2017, 'Individual care versus broader public health: A qualitative study of hospital doctors' antibiotic decisions', Infection, Disease & Health, vol. 22, pp. 97 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2017.05.003

Broom A; kenny K; Kirby E, 2017, 'On waiting, hauntings and surviving: Chronicling life with cancer through solicited diaries', The Sociological Review, vol. 66, pp. 682 - 699, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038026117719216

Gibson AF; Broom A; Kirby E; Wyld DK; Lwin Z, 2017, 'The social reception of women with cancer', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 983 - 993, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732316637591

MacArtney JI; Broom A; Kirby E; Good P; Wootton J, 2017, 'The Liminal and the Parallax: Living and Dying at the End of Life', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, pp. 623 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732315618938

Broom JK; Broom AF; Kirby ER; Post JJ, 2017, 'How do professional relationships influence surgical antibiotic prophylaxis decision making? A qualitative study', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 311 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.004

Murthy V; Adams J; Broom A; Kirby E; Refshauge KM; Sibbritt D, 2017, 'The influence of communication and information sources upon decision-making around complementary and alternative medicine use for back pain among Australian women aged 60–65 years', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 25, pp. 114 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12275


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