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  • Bond University

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 3497 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Research Output

1994

Antibiotic and benzodiazepine prescribing by general practice trainees

Zwar, N. A., Gordon, J. J. & Sanson-Fisher, R. W., 1 Jan 1994, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 161, 8, p. 491-493 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Evaluation of an educational program in rational prescribing for GP trainees.

Zwar, N. A., Gordon, J. J. & Sanson-Fisher, R. W., 1 May 1995, In : Australian Family Physician. 24, 5, p. 833-838 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Influencing antibiotic prescribing in general practice: A trial of prescriber feedback and management guidelines

Zwar, N., Wolk, J., Gordon, J., Sanson-Fisher, R. & Kehoe, L., 27 Oct 1999, In : Family Practice. 16, 5, p. 495-500 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
59 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Benzodiazepine prescribing by GP registrars. A trial of educational outreach.

Zwar, N. A., Wolk, J., Gordon, J. J. & Sanson-Fisher, R. W., 1 Jan 2000, In : Australian Family Physician. 29, 11, p. 1104-1107 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Health advice for travellers with chronic illness

Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2000, In : Australian Prescriber. 23, 5, p. 107-109 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Evaluating general practitioners' views about the implementation of the Enhanced Primary Care Medicare items

Blakeman, T. M., Harris, M. F., Comino, E. J. & Zwar, N. A., 16 Jul 2001, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 175, 2, p. 95-98 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the introduction of the enhanced primary care 75+ annual health assessments.

Blakeman, T. M., Comino, E. J., Zwar, N. A. & Harris, M. F., 1 Jan 2001, In : Australian Family Physician. 30, 10, p. 1004-1009 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of the enhanced primary care items requires ongoing education and evaluation.

Blakeman, T., Harris, M. F., Comino, E. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2001, In : Australian Family Physician. 30, 1, p. 75-77 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Bupropion sustained release. A therapeutic review of Zyban

Zwar, N. & Richmond, R., 1 Jan 2002, In : Australian Family Physician. 31, 5, p. 443-447 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating general practitioners' views on the enhanced primary care items for care planning and case conferencing. A one year follow up.

Blakeman, T. M., Zwar, N. A. & Harris, M. F., 1 Jan 2002, In : Australian Family Physician. 31, 6, p. 582-585 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Influencing antibiotic prescribing by prescriber feedback and management guidelines: A 5-year follow-up

Zwar, N., Henderson, J., Britt, H., McGeechan, K. & Yeob, G., 7 Mar 2002, In : Family Practice. 19, 1, p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Management of children after presenting to hospital with acute asthma but not requiring admission.

Comino, E., Zwar, N. & Harris, M., 1 Jan 2002, In : Australian Family Physician. 31, 5, p. 494-496 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term effectiveness of bupropion for assisting smoking cessation in general practice

Zwar, N. A., Nasser, A., Comino, E. & Richmond, R. L., 2 Sep 2002, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 177, 5, p. 277-278 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

7 Citations (Scopus)

Using a division based diabetes register to target patients for enhanced primary care care planning.

Coulson, M. L., Blakeman, T., Shortus, T. & Zwar, N. A., 1 Jan 2002, In : Australian Family Physician. 31, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2003

Hepatitis risk and vaccination among Australian travellers overseas

Zwar, N. A., 5 May 2003, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 178, 9, p. 469-470 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

6 Citations (Scopus)

Review of bupropion for smoking cessation

Richmond, R. & Zwar, N., 1 Jun 2003, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 22, 2, p. 203-220 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

126 Citations (Scopus)
2004

A day in the life of an academic GP

Zwar, N., 1 Dec 2004, In : Australian Family Physician. 33, 1-2, p. 19-20 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Bupropion as an aid to smoking cesstation: A review of real-life effectiveness

Holmes, S., Zwar, N., Jiménez-Ruiz, C. A., Ryan, P. J., Browning, D., Bergmann, L. & Johnston, J. A., 1 Mar 2004, In : International Journal of Clinical Practice. 58, 3, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

General practitioner multidisciplinary skills for enhanced primary care

Wilson, S. F., Marks, R., Donohoe, S., Chapman, M. & Zwar, N., 1 Dec 2004, In : Australian Family Physician. 33, 6, p. 479-780 302 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Enhanced primary care items an aged care liaison nurse can facilitate care planning using the enhanced primary care items

Shortus, T. D., Coulson, M. L., Blakeman, T. M., Zwar, N. A., Toh, M. & Conforti, D., 1 Dec 2005, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 24, 2, p. 67-68 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

General practitioner view on barriers and facilitators to implementation of the asthma 3+ visit plan

Zwar, N. A., Comino, E. J., Hasan, I. & Harris, M. F., 18 Jul 2005, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 183, 2, p. 64-67 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
28 Citations (Scopus)

Gps' views of absolute cardiovascular risk and its role in primary prevention

Torley, D., Zwar, N., Comino, E. J. & Harris, M., 1 Dec 2005, In : Australian Family Physician. 34, 6, p. 503-505 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
41 Citations (Scopus)

Patients' views on chronic illness and its care in general practice

Shortus, T., Rose, V., Comino, E. & Zwar, N., 1 Dec 2005, In : Australian Family Physician. 34, 5, p. 397-399 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Refugee health

Harris, M. & Zwar, N., 1 Dec 2005, In : Australian Family Physician. 34, 10, p. 825-829 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
27 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking cessation for Australian general practice: Evaluation of best practice guidelines

Richmond, R., Zwar, N., Borland, R., Stillman, S., Cunningham, M., Litt, J. & Taylor, R., 1 Dec 2005, In : Australian Family Physician. 34, 6, p. 505-507 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking cessation guidelines for Australian general practice

Zwar, N., Richmond, R., Borland, R., Stillman, S., Cunningham, M. & Litt, J., 1 Dec 2005, In : Australian Family Physician. 34, 6, p. 461-464 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
35 Citations (Scopus)

Tungiasis in recently arrived African refugees

Swaminathan, A., Gosbell, I. B., Zwar, N. A. & Douglas, M. W., 4 Jul 2005, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 183, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

12 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Barriers to using warfarin in non-valvular atrial fibrillation [5]

Gattellari, M., Zwar, N. A., Worthington, J. M. & Middleton, S., 4 Feb 2006, In : British Medical Journal. 332, 7536, p. 303-304 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

3 Citations (Scopus)

Better access to psychology services in primary mental health care: an evaluation.

Vagholkar, S., Hasan, I., Hare, L., Zwar, N. & Perkins, D., 1 Jan 2006, In : Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association. 30, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Can general practice cope with new medical students?

Zwar, N., 3 Nov 2006, In : Australian Doctor. 3/NOV, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateEducation

General practice and the management of chronic conditions: Where to now?

Newland, J. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2006, In : Australian Family Physician. 35, 1-2, p. 16-19 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Men's health and wellbeing: Taking up the challenge in Australia

Gregory, A. T., Lowy, M. P. & Zwar, N. A., 16 Oct 2006, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 185, 8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of exposure to hepatitis B and other blood-borne viruses among Australians who travel abroad

Streeton, C. L. & Zwar, N., 1 Nov 2006, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 13, 6, p. 345-350 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Role of the general practitioner in smoking cessation

Zwar, N. A. & Richmond, R. L., 1 Jan 2006, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 25, 1, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

62 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting research in primary care: Are practice-based research networks the missing link?

Zwar, N. A., Weller, D. P., McCloughan, L. & Traynor, V. J., 17 Jul 2006, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 185, 2, p. 110-113 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Travelling with medicines

Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2006, In : Australian Prescriber. 29, 3, p. 80-82 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Travel socking it to DVTs

Zwar, N., 24 Nov 2006, In : Australian Doctor. 24/NOV., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyEducation

Warning signs

Zwar, N., 27 Oct 2006, In : Australian Doctor. 27/OCT., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyEducation

Weight management in general practice: What do patients want?

Tan, D., Zwar, N. A., Dennis, S. M. & Vagholkar, S., 17 Jul 2006, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 185, 2, p. 73-75 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
63 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Barriers and facilitators to influenza vaccination among high-risk groups aged less than 65 years - Views from general practitioners and practice nurses

Zwar, N., Hasan, I., Harris, M. & Traynor, V., 1 Dec 2007, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 31, 6, p. 558-561 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Care of patients with chronic disease: The challenge for general practice

Harris, M. F. & Zwar, N. A., 16 Jul 2007, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 187, 2, p. 104-107 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
106 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic disease self-management education programs: Challenges ahead [11]

Dennis, S. M., Zwar, N. A., Hasan, I. & Harris, M. F., 15 Jan 2007, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 186, 2, p. 103-104 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Dealing with drugs

Zwar, N., 7 Sep 2007, In : Australian Doctor. 7/SEPT., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyEducation

Dengue fever alert

Zwar, N., 19 Oct 2007, In : Australian Doctor. 19/OCT., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Do multidisciplinary care plans result in better care for patients with type 2 diabetes?

Zwar, N. A., Hermiz, O., Comino, E. J., Shortus, T., Burns, J. & Harris, M., 1 Jan 2007, In : Australian Family Physician. 36, 1-2, p. 85-89 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
70 Citations (Scopus)

Making the most of practice nurses

Zwar, N., 22 Jun 2007, In : Australian Doctor. 22/JUNE, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Multidisciplinary care plans for diabetic patients: what do they contain?

Vagholkar, S., Hermiz, O., Zwar, N. A., Shortus, T., Comino, E. J. & Harris, M., 1 Apr 2007, In : Australian Family Physician. 36, 4, p. 279-282 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in general practice: A decision-making dilemma

Mikhail, S. S., Zwar, N. A., Vagholkar, S., Dennis, S. M. & Day, R. O., 6 Aug 2007, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 187, 3, p. 160-163 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Pretravel advice and hepatitis A immunization among Australian travelers

Zwar, N. & Streeton, C. L., 1 Jan 2007, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 14, 1, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to Leonie Segal re:Multidisciplinary care plans

Zwar, N., 1 Dec 2007, In : Australian Family Physician. 36, 9, p. 679 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

Open Access