Dr Nikki McCaffrey

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Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Social Dev

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

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2022

Effect of Cancer Pain Guideline Implementation on Pain Outcomes among Adult Outpatients with Cancer-Related Pain A SteppedWedge Cluster Randomized Trial

M Lovell, J Phillips, T Luckett, L Lam, F Boyle, P Davidson, S Cheah, N McCaffrey, D Currow, T Shaw, A Hosie, B Koczwara, S Clarke, J Lee, M Stockler, C Sheehan, O Spruijt, K Allsopp, A Clinch, K Clark, A Read, M Agar

(2022), Vol. 5, pp. 1-12, JAMA Network Open, Chicago, Ill., C1

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Variations in utilisation of colorectal cancer services in South Australia indicated by MBS/PBS benefits: a benefit incidence analysis

A Lal, N McCaffrey, L Gold, D Roder, E Buckley

(2022), Vol. 46, pp. 237-242, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, London, England, C1

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Protocol for a systematic review of the financial burden experienced by people affected by head and neck cancer

N McCaffrey, L Engel

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-4, BMJ Open, London, England, C1

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Providing informal care to a person living with dementia: the experiences of informal carers in Australia

L Engel, A Loxton, J Bucholc, A Muldowney, C Mihalopoulos, N McCaffrey

(2022), Vol. 102, pp. 1-8, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2021

Multiple effects health economic evaluation of the Ahead of The Game Study for mental health promotion in sporting club communities

S Eckermann, N McCaffrey, U Tonmukayakul, C Swann, S Vella

(2021), Vol. 11, Health Economics Review, Germany, C1

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Valuation of Informal Care Provided to People Living With Dementia: A Systematic Literature Review

L Engel, M Ajdukovic, J Bucholc, N McCaffrey

(2021), Vol. 24, pp. 1863-1870, Value in Health, United States, C1

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What is the likely impact on surgical site infections in Australian hospitals if smoking rates are reduced? A cost analysis

N McCaffrey, M Scollo, E Dean, S White

(2021), Vol. 16, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

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2020

Assessing quality of life in palliative care settings: head-to-head comparison of four patient-reported outcome measures (EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL, FACT-Pal, FACT-Pal-14, FACT-G7)

M King, M Agar, D Currow, J Hardy, B Fazekas, N McCaffrey

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 141-153, Supportive Care in Cancer, Germany, C1

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Controlled-Release Oxycodone vs. Placebo in the Treatment of Chronic Breathlessness-A Multisite Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial

D Ferreira, S Louw, P McCloud, B Fazekas, C McDonald, M Agar, K Clark, N McCaffrey, M Ekström, D Currow

(2020), Vol. 59, pp. 581-589, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, United States, C1

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Regular, sustained-release morphine for chronic breathlessness: A multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial

D Currow, S Louw, P McCloud, B Fazekas, J Plummer, C McDonald, M Agar, K Clark, N McCaffery, M Ekström

(2020), Vol. 75, pp. 50-56, Thorax, England, C1

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Measuring Carer Outcomes in an Economic Evaluation: A Content Comparison of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit for Carers, Carer Experience Scale, and Care-Related Quality of Life Using Exploratory Factor Analysis

L Engel, S Rand, R Hoefman, J Bucholc, C Mihalopoulos, A Muldowney, A Ugalde, N McCaffrey

(2020), Vol. 40, pp. 885-896, Medical Decision Making, United States, C1

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Head-to-Head Comparison of the Psychometric Properties of 3 Carer-Related Preference-Based Instruments

N McCaffrey, J Bucholc, S Rand, R Hoefman, A Ugalde, A Muldowney, C Mihalopoulos, L Engel

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 1477-1488, Value in Health, United States, C1

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Tobacco dependence treatment in Australia - An untapped opportunity for reducing the smoking burden

S White, N McCaffrey, M Scollo

(2020), Vol. 30, Public Health Research and Practice, C1

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Health-related quality of life in patients with inoperable malignant bowel obstruction: secondary outcome from a double-blind, parallel, placebo-controlled randomised trial of octreotide

N McCaffrey, T Asser, B Fazekas, W Muircroft, M Agar, K Clark, S Eckermann, J Lee, R Joshi, P Allcroft, C Sheehan, D Currow

(2020), Vol. 20, BMC Cancer, England, C1

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Protocol for a single-blind, randomized, parallel-group study of a nonpharmacological integrated care intervention to reduce the impact of breathlessness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tracy Smith, Mary Roberts, Jin-Gun Cho, Ester Klimkeit, Tim Luckett, Nikki McCaffrey, Adrienne Kirby, John Wheatley

(2020), Vol. 1, pp. 296-306, Palliative medicine reports, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1

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2019

Economic evaluation of the randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of subcutaneous ketamine in the management of chronic cancer pain

Nikki McCaffrey, Thomas Flint, Billingsley Kaambwa, Belinda Fazekas, Debra Rowett, David Currow, Janet Hardy, Meera Agar, Steve Quinn, Simon Eckermann

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 74-81, Palliative medicine, London, Eng., C1

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Sertraline in symptomatic chronic breathlessness: A double blind, randomised trial

D Currow, M Ekström, S Louw, J Hill, B Fazekas, K Clark, P Davidson, C McDonald, D Sajkov, N McCaffrey, M Doogue, A Abernethy, M Agar

(2019), Vol. 53, European Respiratory Journal, England, C1

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A phase III wait-listed randomised controlled trial of novel targeted inter-professional clinical education intervention to improve cancer patients' reported pain outcomes (The Cancer Pain Assessment (CPAS) Trial): Study protocol

J Phillips, N Heneka, M Lovell, L Lam, P Davidson, F Boyle, N McCaffrey, S Fielding, T Shaw

(2019), Vol. 20, Trials, England, C1

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REgistry-based randomized controlled trial of treatment and Duration and mortality in long-term OXygen therapy (REDOX) study protocol

J Sundh, A Bornefalk-Hermansson, Z Ahmadi, A Blomberg, C Janson, D Currow, C McDonald, N McCaffrey, M Ekström

(2019), Vol. 19, BMC Pulmonary Medicine, England, C1

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2018

Empirical comparison between capability and two health-related quality of life measures

G Chen, J Ratcliffe, B Kaambwa, N McCaffrey, J Richardson

(2018), Vol. 140, pp. 175-190, Social indicators research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

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Clinician-reported changes in octreotide prescribing for malignant bowel obstruction as a result of an adequately powered phase III study: a transnational, online survey

Rachel Campbell, Nikki McCaffrey, Linda Brown, Meera Agar, Katherine Clark, David Currow

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 1363-1368, Palliative Medicine, London, Eng., C1

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Protocol for a phase III pragmatic stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening and guidelines with, versus without, implementation strategies for improving pain in adults with cancer attending outpatient oncology and palliative care services: The Stop Cancer PAIN trial

T Luckett, J Phillips, M Agar, L Lam, P Davidson, N McCaffrey, F Boyle, T Shaw, D Currow, A Read, A Hosie, M Lovell

(2018), Vol. 18, BMC Health Services Research, England, C1

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2017

Consumer directed care in Australia: early perceptions and experiences of staff, clients and carers

L Gill, N McCaffrey, I Cameron, J Ratcliffe, B Kaambwa, M Corlis, J Fiebig, M Gresham

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 478-491, Health and social care in the community, London, Eng., C1

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Efficacy of oral risperidone, haloperidol, or placebo for symptoms of delirium among patients in palliative care: a randomized clinical trial

M Agar, P Lawlor, S Quinn, B Draper, G Caplan, D Rowett, C Sanderson, J Hardy, B Le, S Eckermann, N McCaffrey, L Devilee, B Fazekas, M Hill, D Currow

(2017), Vol. 177, pp. 34-42, JAMA Internal Medicine, Chicago, Ill, C1-1

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Having fewer than 21 teeth associated with poorer general health among South Australians

L Jamieson, D Brennan, M Peres, L Luzzi, C Miller, J Bowden, N McCaffrey

(2017), Vol. 77, pp. 216-224, Journal of public health dentistry, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Seizure-related hospital admissions, readmissions and costs: Comparisons with asthma and diabetes in South Australia

M Bellon, C Barton, N McCaffrey, D Parker, C Hutchinson

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 73-79, Seizure, England, C1

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The integration of a Podiatrist into an orthopaedic department: A cost-consequences analysis

T Walsh, L Ferris, N Cullen, C Brown, C Loughry, N McCaffrey

(2017), Vol. 10, Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, England, C1

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A pragmatic, phase III, multisite, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-Arm, dose increment randomised trial of regular, low-dose extended-release morphine for chronic breathlessness: Breathlessness, Exertion and Morphine Sulfate (BEAMS) study protocol

D Currow, G Watts, M Johnson, C McDonald, J Miners, A Somogyi, L Denehy, N McCaffrey, D Eckert, P McCloud, S Louw, L Lam, A Greene, B Fazekas, K Clark, K Fong, M Agar, R Joshi, S Kilbreath, D Ferreira, M Ekström

(2017), Vol. 7, BMJ Open, England, C1-1

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Chronic breathlessness associated with poorer physical and mental health-related quality of life (SF-12) across all adult age groups

D Currow, E Dal Grande, D Ferreira, M Johnson, N McCaffrey, M Ekstrom

(2017), Vol. 72, Thorax, London, Eng., C1

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2016

How accurately do consecutive cohort audits predict Phase III multisite clinical trial recruitment in palliative care?

N McCaffrey, B Fazekas, N Cutri, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 748-755, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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What Aspects of Quality of Life Are Important From Palliative Care Patients' Perspectives? A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research

N McCaffrey, S Bradley, J Ratcliffe, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 318-328.e5, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, United States, C1-1

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Health-related quality of life measured using the EQ-5D-5L: South Australian population norms

N McCaffrey, B Kaambwa, D Currow, J Ratcliffe

(2016), Vol. 14, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, England, C1-1

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Clinical trials of medicinal cannabis for appetite-related symptoms from advanced cancer: a survey of preferences, attitudes and beliefs among patients willing to consider participation

T Luckett, J Phillips, N Lintzeris, D Allsop, J Lee, N Solowij, J Martin, L Lam, R Aggarwal, N McCaffrey, D Currow, R Chye, M Lovell, I McGregor, M Agar

(2016), Vol. 46, pp. 1269-1275, Internal medicine journal, Milton, Qld., C1-1

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Potential economic impact on hospitalisations of the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) ketamine randomised controlled trial

N McCaffrey, J Hardy, B Fazekas, M Agar, L Devilee, D Rowett, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 100-105, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

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Protocol for a systematic review of preference-based instruments for measuring care-related outcomes and their suitability for the palliative care setting

N McCaffrey, H Al-Janabi, D Currow, R Hoefman, J Ratcliffe

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. e012181-, BMJ open, England, C1-1

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Study protocol: A phase III randomised, double-blind, parallel arm, stratified, block randomised, placebo-controlled trial investigating the clinical effect and cost-effectiveness of sertraline for the palliative relief of breathlessness in people with chronic breathlessness

G Watts, K Clark, M Agar, P Davidson, C McDonald, L Lam, D Sajkov, N McCaffrey, M Doogue, A Abernethy, D Currow

(2016), Vol. 6, BMJ Open, England, C1-1

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2015

Measuring caregiver outcomes in palliative care: a construct validation study of two instruments for use in economic evaluations

R Hoefman, H Al-Janabi, N McCaffrey, D Currow, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 1255-1273, Quality of life research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Investigating consumers' and informal carers' views and preferences for consumer directed care: A discrete choice experiment

B Kaambwa, E Lancsar, N McCaffrey, G Chen, L Gill, I Cameron, M Crotty, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 140, pp. 81-94, Social science and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Better informing decision making with multiple outcomes cost-effectiveness analysis under uncertainty in cost-disutility space

N McCaffrey, M Agar, J Harlum, J Karnon, D Currow, S Eckermann

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-19, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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An empirical comparison of the OPQoL-Brief, EQ-5D-3L and ASCOT in a community dwelling population of older people

B Kaambwa, L Gill, N McCaffrey, E Lancsar, I Cameron, M Crotty, L Gray, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 1-17, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1-1

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Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of octreotide in malignant bowel obstruction

D Currow, S Quinn, M Agar, B Fazekas, J Hardy, N McCaffrey, S Eckermann, A Abernethy, K Clark

(2015), Vol. 49, pp. 814-821, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Important features of home-based support services for older Australians and their informal carers

N Mccaffrey, L Gill, B Kaambwa, I Cameron, J Patterson, M Crotty, J Ratcliffe

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 654-664, Health and social care in the community, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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2014

Preliminary development and validation of a new end-of-life patient-reported outcome measure assessing the ability of patients to finalise their affairs at the end of life

N McCaffrey, P Skuza, K Breaden, S Eckermann, J Hardy, S Oaten, M Briffa, D Currow

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1-10, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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2013

Carer preferences in economic evaluation and healthcare decision making

H Al-Janabi, N McCaffrey, J Ratcliffe

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 235-239, Patient, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Is home-based palliative care cost-effective? An economic evaluation of the Palliative Care Extended Packages at Home (PEACH) pilot

N McCaffrey, M Agar, J Harlum, J Karnon, D Currow, S Eckermann

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 431-435, BMJ supportive and palliarive care, London, Eng., C1-1

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2011

Palliative caregivers who would not take on the caring role again

D Currow, C Burns, M Agar, J Phillips, N McCaffrey, A Abernethy

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 661-672, Journal of pain and symptom management, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Implementing a national clinical pathway for pain to ensure equitable, cost-effective, evidence based, person-centred care for people with advanced breast and other cancers

Dr Nikki McCaffrey

National Breast Cancer Foundation Accelerator Research Grant

  • 2019: $32,882
  • 2017: $32,882

A phase III wait-listed RCT of a novel targeted inter-professional clinical education intervention to improve cancer patients' reported pain outcomes.

Prof Jane Phillips, Prof Timothy Shaw, A/Prof Melanie Lovell, Prof Patricia Davidson, A/Prof Frances Boyle, Prof Lawrence Lam, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, A/Prof Meinir Krishnasamy, Prof Paul Harnett

Cancer Australia

  • 2021: $26,466
  • 2020: $26,466
  • 2019: $17,644
  • 2018: $17,644

Estimating the value of informal care provided to people with dementia in Australia

Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Ms Anne Muldowney

Dementia Australia Research Foundation - Project Grant

  • 2021: $10,000
  • 2020: $20,000
  • 2019: $45,000

Defining and optimising the economic and social return on investment of telephone cancer information and support services for all Australians

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof Vicki White, Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Cathrine Mihalopoulos, A/Prof Christine Paul, Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Lidia Engel, Dr Claire Hutchinson, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Sanchia Aranda

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2022: $183,184
  • 2021: $240,729

Other Public Sector Funding

An Integrated Care Intervention to Reduce Breathlessness in Patients with Moderate to Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof John Wheatley, Dr Tracy Smith, Ms Mary Roberts, Dr Jin Gun Cho, Dr Tim Luckett, Kirby Adrienne

Western Sydney Local Health District

  • 2020: $12,083
  • 2019: $36,252
  • 2018: $24,165

Defining and optimising the economic and social return on investment of telephone cancer information and support services for all Australians

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof Vicki White, Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Cathrine Mihalopoulos, A/Prof Christine Paul, Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Lidia Engel, Dr Claire Hutchinson, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Sanchia Aranda

DH VIC - Grants Department of Health Victoria

  • 2021: $150,000

Economics of Cancer Care across the Continuum in Victoria (ECCC)

Dr Nikki McCaffrey

VCA Mid-Career Research Fellowship - Victorian Cancer Agency

  • 2021: $300,000

Industry and Other Funding

Economics of Cancer

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter

Cancer Council Victoria - Contract Research

  • 2022: $69,234
  • 2021: $90,502
  • 2020: $124,658
  • 2019: $120,779
  • 2017: $75,077
  • 2016: $70,884

Quality in end-of-life care: current realities and future goals for regional communities

Dr Claire Johnson, Dr Nikki McCaffrey

Val Lishman Health Research Foundation

  • 2019: $3,894
  • 2018: $3,000
  • 2017: $3,000

Economic evaluation of the WA LiveLighter campaign.

Mrs Jaithri Ananthapavan, Prof Marj Moodie, Miss Michelle Tran, Dr Nikki McCaffrey

Cancer Council of Western Australia (Inc)

  • 2020: $33,725
  • 2019: $14,222

Cost-effectiveness of embedding a smoking cessation model of care into the Victorian health service setting to increase smoking cessation.

Dr Nikki McCaffrey

Cancer Council Victoria - Contract Research

  • 2021: $18,181
  • 2020: $18,181

Securing high-quality of cAre For cancer patients at their End-of-life: the SAFE-study

A/Prof Eline Aas, Prof Terje Hagen, A/Prof Lisbeth Thoresen, Dr Leena Forma, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Marit Jordhoy, A/Prof Vidar Halsteinli, Dr Yvonne Michel, Eli Thommasen

Norwegian Cancer Society

  • 2022: $6,985
  • 2020: $13,319

Defining and optimising the economic and social return on investment of telephone cancer information and support services for all Australians

Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof Vicki White, Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Cathrine Mihalopoulos, A/Prof Christine Paul, Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Lidia Engel, Dr Claire Hutchinson, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Sanchia Aranda

Cancer Council Australia, Cancer Council Victoria

  • 2022: $47,500

Supervisions

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