Duong Tran

Research Staff

Dr Tran is a medically-trained epidemiologist and has expertise in using linked records of population-wide routinely collected data to conduct epidemiology and use of health services research studies. Dr Tran is undertaking research projects to investigate the effectiveness and safety of smoking cessation medications in pregnancy, evaluate health outcomes of people who seek health advices from Healthdirect Australia telephone-based health care triage service, and examine the use of primary care and hospitalisation among Australia- and overseas-born people with diabetes. Other areas of research include quality of nursing care and patient safety and health outcomes.

publications

Journal articles
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Tran DT; Preen DB; Einarsdottir K; Kemp-Casey A; Randall D; Jorm LR; Choi SKY; Havard A, 2020, 'Use of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies during pregnancy is not associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: A population-based cohort study', BMC Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-019-1472-9
2020
Cesta CE; Cohen JM; Pazzagli L; Bateman BT; Bröms G; Einarsdóttir K; Furu K; Havard A; Heino A; Hernandez-DIaz S; Huybrechts KF; Karlstad Ø; Kieler H; Li J; Leinonen MK; Gulseth HL; Tran D; Yu Y; Zoega H; Odsbu I, 2019, 'Antidiabetic medication use during pregnancy: An international utilization study', BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, vol. 7, pp. 178 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000759
2019
Schaffer AL; Zoega H; Tran DT; Buckley NA; Pearson S; Havard A, 2019, 'Trajectories of antipsychotic use before and during pregnancy and associated maternal and birth characteristics', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, pp. 000486741984776 - 000486741984776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867419847764
2019
Havard A; Straka P; Sara G; Lujic S; Tran DT; Jorm LR, 2019, 'Identifying patients using antidepressants for the treatment of depression: A predictive algorithm for use in pharmaceutical and medical claims data', Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, vol. 28, pp. 354 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4739
2019
Kelty E; Tran D; Lavin T; Preen DB; Hulse G; Havard A, 2019, 'Prevalence and safety of acamprosate use in pregnant alcohol-dependent women in New South Wales, Australia', Addiction, vol. 114, pp. 206 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14429
2019
Ahmed B; Tran DT; Zoega H; Kennedy SE; Jorm LR; Havard A, 2018, 'Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with the use of renin-angiotensin system (RAS) blockers for chronic hypertension in early pregnancy', Pregnancy Hypertension, vol. 14, pp. 156 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2018.09.010
2018
Gibson A; Randall D; Tran DT; Byrne M; Lawler A; Havard A; Robinson M; Jorm LR, 2018, 'Emergency Department Attendance after Telephone Triage: A Population-Based Data Linkage Study', Health Services Research, vol. 53, pp. 1137 - 1162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.12692
2018
Roper L; Tran DT; Einarsdóttir K; Preen DB; Havard A, 2018, 'Algorithm for resolving discrepancies between claims for smoking cessation pharmacotherapies during pregnancy and smoking status in delivery records: The impact on estimates of utilisation', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202999
2018
Skinner A; Havard A; Tran DT; Jorm LR, 2017, 'Access to subsidized smoking cessation medications by australian smokers aged 45 years and older: A population-based cohort study', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 19, pp. 342 - 350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntw202
2017
Tran DT; Gibson A; Randall D; Havard A; Byrne M; Robinson M; Lawler A; Jorm LR, 2017, 'Compliance with telephone triage advice among adults aged 45 years and older: An Australian data linkage study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2458-y
2017
Havard A; Tran DT; Kemp-Casey A; Einarsdóttir K; Preen DB; Jorm LR, 2017, 'Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy.', Tob Control, vol. 27, pp. 552 - 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-053715
2017
Tran DT; Havard A; Jorm LR, 2017, 'Data cleaning and management protocols for linked perinatal research data: A good practice example from the Smoking MUMS (Maternal Use of Medications and Safety) Study', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0385-6
2017
Tran DT; Jorm LR; Havard A; Harris MF; Comino EJ, 2016, 'Variation in the use of primary care services for diabetes management according to country of birth and geography among older Australians', Primary Care Diabetes, vol. 10, pp. 66 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2015.07.001
2016
Comino EJ; Islam MDF; Tran DT; Jorm L; Flack J; Jalaludin B; Haas M; Harris MF, 2015, 'Association of processes of primary care and hospitalisation for people with diabetes: A record linkage study', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 108, pp. 296 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2015.02.003
2015
Tran DT; Jorm L; Johnson M; Bambrick H; Lujic S, 2015, 'Effects of acculturation on lifestyle and health status among older vietnam-born Australians', Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, vol. 27, pp. NP2259 - NP2274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1010539513491419
2015
Johnson M; Kelly L; Siric K; Tran DT; Overs B, 2015, 'Improving falls risk screening and prevention using an e-learning approach', Journal of Nursing Management, vol. 23, pp. 910 - 919, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12234
2015
Comino EJ; Harris MF; Islam MDF; Tran DT; Jalaludin B; Jorm L; Flack J; Haas M, 2015, 'Impact of diabetes on hospital admission and length of stay among a general population aged 45 year or more: A record linkage study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-014-0666-2
2015
Tran DT; Roberts CL; Havard A; Jorm LR, 2014, 'Linking birth records to hospital admission records enhances the identification of women who smoke during pregnancy', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 38, pp. 258 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12213
2014
Mansah M; Griffiths R; Fernandez R; Chang E; Thuy Tran D, 2014, 'Older folks in hospitals: the contributing factors and recommendations for incident prevention.', Journal of patient safety, vol. 10, pp. 146 - 153
2014
Tran DT; Jorm LR; Johnson M; Bambrick HJ; Lujic S, 2014, 'Type 2 diabetes hospitalisation and mortality in Vietnamese immigrants in Australia', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2014.01.013
2014
Tran DT; Jorm LR; Johnson M; Bambrick H; Lujic S, 2014, 'Prevalence and risk factors of type 2 diabetes in older Vietnam-born Australians', Journal of Community Health, vol. 39, pp. 99 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-013-9745-2
2014
Tran DT; Roberts CL; Jorm LR; Seeho S; Havard A, 2014, 'Change in smoking status during two consecutive pregnancies: A population-based cohort study', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 121, pp. 1611 - 1620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.12769
2014
Fernandez RS; Tran DT; Ramjan L; Ho C; Gill B, 2014, 'Comparison of four teaching methods on evidence-based practice skills of postgraduate nursing students', Nurse Education Today, vol. 34, pp. 61 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2012.10.005
2014
Comino E; Tran DT; Haas M; Flack J; Jalaludin B; Jorm L; Harris MF, 2013, 'Validating self-report of diabetes and diabetes medication use by participants in the 45 and Up study: a record linkage study.', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 13, pp. 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-481
2013
Comino EJ; Duong T; Taggart J; Liaw ST; Ruscoe W; Snow J; Harris MF, 2013, 'A preliminary study of the relationship between general practice care and hospitalisation using a diabetes register, CARDIAB', Australian Health Review, vol. 37, pp. 210 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH12175
2013
Havard A; Jorm LR; Preen D; Daube M; Kemp A; Einarsdóttir K; Randall D; Tran DT, 2013, 'The Smoking MUMS (Maternal Use of Medications and Safety) study: Protocol for a population-based cohort study using linked administrative data', BMJ Open, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003692
2013
Connell T; Fernandez RS; Tran D; Griffiths R; Harlum J; Agar M, 2013, 'Quality of life of community-based palliative care clients and their caregivers', Palliative & supportive care, vol. 11, pp. 323 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951512000260
2013
Johnson M; Hime N; Zheng C; Tran DT; Kelly L; Siric K, 2013, 'Differences in nurses’ knowledge, behavior and patient falls incidents and severity following a falls e-learning program', Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v4n4p28
2013
Tran DT; Jorm L; Lujic S; Bambrick H; Johnson M, 2012, 'Country of birth recording in Australian hospital morbidity data: Accuracy and predictors', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 36, pp. 310 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2012.00893.x
2012
Fernandez R; Johnson M; Tran DT; Miranda C, 2012, 'Models of care in nursing: A systematic review', International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, vol. 10, pp. 324 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-1609.2012.00287.x
2012
Chow J; Tran DT, 2012, 'Health professionals' perceptions of the JPAT - An assessment tool for home haemodialysis suitability', Renal Society of Australasia Journal, vol. 8, pp. 126 - 131
2012
Johnson M; Duong TT; Young H, 2011, 'Developing risk management behaviours for nurses through medication incident analysis', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING PRACTICE, vol. 17, pp. 548 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-172X.2011.01977.x
2011
Connell T; Griffiths R; Fernandez R; Tran DT; Agar MR; Harlum J, 2011, 'Quality-of-life trajectory of clients and carers referred to a community palliative care service', International Journal of Palliative Nursing, vol. 17, pp. 80 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2011.17.2.80
2011
Johnson M; George A; Tran DT, 2011, 'Analysis of falls incidents: Nurse and patient preventive behaviours', International Journal of Nursing Practice, vol. 17, pp. 60 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-172X.2010.01907.x
2011
Tran DT; Johnson M, 2010, 'Classifying nursing errors in clinical management within an Australian hospital', International Nursing Review, vol. 57, pp. 454 - 462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2010.00846.x
2010
Tran DT; Johnson M; Fernandez R; Jones S, 2010, 'A shared care model vs. a patient allocation model of nursing care delivery: Comparing nursing staff satisfaction and stress outcomes', International Journal of Nursing Practice, vol. 16, pp. 148 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-172X.2010.01823.x
2010
Connell T; Fernandez R; Griffiths R; Tran DT; Agar MR; Harlum J; Langdon R, 2010, 'Perceptions of the impact of health-care services provided to palliative care clients and their carers', International Journal of Palliative Nursing, vol. 16, pp. 274 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2010.16.6.48829
2010
Fernandez R; Tran DT; Johnson M; Jones S, 2010, 'Interdisciplinary communication in general medical and surgical wards using two different models of nursing care delivery', Journal of Nursing Management, vol. 18, pp. 265 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2834.2010.01058.x
2010
Tran DT; Stone AM; Fernandez RS; Griffiths RD; Johnson M, 2009, 'Changes in general nurses' knowledge of alcohol and substance use and misuse after education', Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, vol. 45, pp. 128 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6163.2009.00213.x
2009
Fernandez RS; Tran DT, 2009, 'The meta-analysis graph: Clearing the haze', Clinical Nurse Specialist, vol. 23, pp. 57 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0b013e31819971fd
2009
Tran DT; Stone AM; Fernandez RS; Griffiths RD; Johnson M, 2009, 'Does implementation of clinical practice guidelines change nurses' screening for alcohol and other substance use?', Contemporary Nurse, vol. 33, pp. 13 - 19
2009
Fernandez RS; Griffiths R; Aguilar V; Tran D; Chester R, 2008, 'Administration of medications by enrolled nurses: Perceptions of metropolitan and non-metropolitan registered nurse and nursing unit managers', CONTEMPORARY NURSE, vol. 27, pp. 237 - 245, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/conu.2008.27.2.237
2008
Griffiths RD; Stone A; Tran DT; Fernandez RS; Ford K, 2007, 'Drink a little; take a few drugs: Do nurses have knowledge to identify and manage in-patients at risk of drugs and alcohol?', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 26, pp. 545 - 552, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595230701499167
2007
Conference Abstracts
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Havard A; Choi SKY; Chow CK; Tran DT; Filion KB, 2019, 'Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events Associated with Varenicline and Nicotine Replacement Therapy: An Australian Population-Based Study', in PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND DRUG SAFETY, WILEY, Vol. 28, pp. 20 - 20, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000481785600033&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2019
Schaffer A; Zoega H; Tran DT; Buckley N; Pearson S; Havard A, 2019, 'Trajectories of antipsychotic use before and during pregnancy and related maternal and birth characteristics', in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Wiley, Philadelphia, USA, presented at International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology, Philadelphia, USA, 24 August 2019 - 28 August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4864
2019
Tran DT; Preen DB; Einarsdottir K; Kemp-Casey A; Randall D; Choi S; Jorm LR; Havard A, 2018, 'First trimester exposure to varenicline was not associated with increased risk of major birth defects: Findings from the smoking MUMS (Maternal Use of Medications and Safety) study', in PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND DRUG SAFETY, WILEY, Vol. 27, pp. 352 - 352, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000441893803093&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2018
Lee ML; Havard A; Tran DT; Kennedy D; Welsh A, 2018, 'Healthcare providers' concerns regarding smoking cessation pharmacotherapies in pregnancy: calls to a teratology information service', in TOBACCO INDUCED DISEASES, EUROPEAN PUBLISHING, Vol. 16, pp. 322 - 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.18332/tid/84029
2018
Havard A; Tran DT; Preen DB; Einarsdottir K; Jorm LR, 2017, 'Is the Use of Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies During Pregnancy Consistent with Clinical Guidelines? Findings from the Smoking MUMS (Maternal Use of Medications and Safety) Study', in PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND DRUG SAFETY, WILEY, Vol. 26, pp. 506 - 507, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000437104300436&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2017
Reports
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Tran DT; Raichand S; Havard A; Jorm L, 2017, Rapid environmental scan and literature review on avoidable hospital readmission indicators
2017
Tran DT; gibson A; randall D; havard A; jorm L, 2015, Mapping the outcomes of calls to the healthdirect helpline
2015
Tran DT, 2008, Fairfield and Liverpool Health Services Directory 2nd edition, Liverpool Division of General Practice, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
2008
Tran DT, 2007, Health profile of Fairfield and Liverpool Local Government Areas, Liverpool Division of General Practice, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
2007
Tran DT, 2005, LDGP Needs assessment, Liverpool Division of General Practice, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
2005
Tran DT, 2004, Liverpool Health Services Directory 1st edition, Liverpool Division of General Practice, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
2004
Lewis D; Tran DT, 2003, Yellow card audit, Liverpool Division of General Practice, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
2003
Cho K; Tran DT; Siciliano P; Bhasale A, 2003, After-Hours Primary Medical Care Project Needs Assessment: Final Report, Liverpool Division of General Practice, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
2003
Conference Presentations
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Tran DT; Havard A; Jorm L, 2016, 'Algorithms for assessing person-based consistency among linked records for the investigation of maternal use of medications and safety', presented at International Population Data Linkage Network Conference, Swansea, 24 August 2016 - 26 August 2016
2016
Tran DT; Jorm L; Havard A; Harris MF; Comino E, 2015, 'Variation in the use of primary care services for diabetes management according to country of birth and geography among older Australians', presented at 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 07 December 2015 - 09 December 2015
2015
Tran DT; Roberts C; Havard A; Jorm L, 2013, 'Enhancing ascertainment of smoking in pregnancy using linked population health data', presented at The 8th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 02 December 2013 - 04 December 2013
2013
Comino EJ; Tran DT; Harris MF, 2012, 'Continuity of care for patients with diabetes in Australian general practice and its impact on health service use', presented at 2012 Primary Health Care Research Conference - Inform, influence, implement: research improving policy & practice, National Convention Centre, Canberra, 18 July 2012 - 20 July 2012
2012
Tran DT; Comino EJ; Harris MF; Haas M; Jorm L; Rogers KD; Flack J; Powell Davies PG; Jalaludin BB, 2011, 'The 45 and up study: Validating self reported Diabetes Mellitus Status', presented at Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research 6th Annual Research & Teaching Showcase "Improving the health and wellbeing of the South West", Thomas & Rachel Moore Education Centre, Liverpool Hospital, 02 December 2011 - 02 December 2011
2011
Conference Posters
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Tran DT, 2011, 'Diabetes type 2 risk factors, management and health service use according to remoteness of residence', Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, presented at 7th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 05 December 2011 - 07 December 2011
2011