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  • Bond University

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 3497 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Research Output

2011

Profession to lose out in myopic retirement policy

Zwar, N., 29 Apr 2011, In : Australian Doctor. 29-APRIL, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

Research cuts

Zwar, N., 29 Apr 2011, In : Australian Doctor. 29-APRIL, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

Satisfaction with referral relationships between general practice and allied health professionals in Australian primary health care

Chan, B., Proudfoot, J., Zwar, N., Davies, G. P. & Harris, M. F., 12 Sep 2011, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 17, 3, p. 250-258 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Strategic approaches to the development of Australia's future primary care workforce

Harris, M. F., Zwar, N. A., Walker, C. F. & Knight, S. M., 6 Jun 2011, In : The Medical journal of Australia. 194, 11, p. S88-S91 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Study protocol: The DESPATCH study: Delivering stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation - a cluster randomised controlled trial in primary healthcare

Gattellari, M., Leung, D. Y., Ukoumunne, O. C., Zwar, N., Grimshaw, J. & Worthington, J. M., 20 May 2011, In : Implementation Science. 6, 1, 48.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Therapy update

Zwar, N., 16 Sep 2011, In : Australian Doctor. 16-SEPTEMBER, p. 41-42 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

Travellers' diarrhoea to treat or not to treat?

Zwar, N., 22 Apr 2011, In : Australian Doctor. 22-APRIL, p. 37-38 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Yellow fever strikes back

Zwar, N., 18 Feb 2011, In : Australian Doctor. 18-FEBRUARY, p. 33-34 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

2010

A complexity perspective on health care improvement and reform in general practice and primary health care

Booth, B. J., Zwar, N. & Harris, M., 25 Mar 2010, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 16, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

A picture speaks a thousand words: Evaluation of a pictorial post-vaccination care resource in Australia

Ali, H., Seale, H., Ward, K. & Zwar, N., 14 Sep 2010, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 16, 3, p. 246-251 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Bali bites back

Zwar, N., 13 Aug 2010, In : Australian Doctor. 13-AUG, p. 33-34 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Cardiovascular absolute risk assessment and management: Engagement and outcomes in general practice patients

Wan, Q., Zwar, N., Vagholkar, S., Campbell, T. & Harris, M., 1 Dec 2010, In : Australian Family Physician. 39, 12, p. 954-958 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development and early experience from an intervention to facilitate teamwork between general practices and allied health providers: The Team-link study

Harris, M. F., Chan, B. C., Daniel, C., Wan, Q., Zwar, N. & Davies, G. P., 28 Apr 2010, In : BMC Health Services Research. 10, 104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
27 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Diagnosing asthma in adults in primary care: A qualitative study of Australian GPs' experiences

Dennis, S. M., Zwar, N. A. & Marks, G. B., 1 Mar 2010, In : Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 19, 1, p. 52-56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Examining the knowledge of and attitudes to pandemic influenza among general practice staff

Seale, H., Ward, K. F., Zwar, N., Van, D., Leask, J. & MacIntyre, C. R., 5 Apr 2010, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 192, 7, p. 378-380 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experience in implementation of cardiovascular absolute risk assessment and management in Australian general practice

Wan, Q., Harris, M., Zwar, N., Vagholkar, S., Kemp, L. & Campbell, T., 1 Jul 2010, In : International Journal of Clinical Practice. 64, 8, p. 1166-1167 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

2 Citations (Scopus)

Family medicine inthe USA: An Australian perspective

Zwar, N., 1 Jun 2010, In : Australian Family Physician. 39, 6, p. 360-361 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Finding common ground? Evaluating an intervention to improve teamwork among primary health-care professionals

Chan, B. C., Perkins, D., Wan, Q., Zwar, N., Daniel, C., Crookes, P. & Harris, M. F., 1 Dec 2010, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 22, 6, p. 519-524 6 p., mzq057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Health care reform in the United States: An opportunity for primary care?

Zwar, N. A., 4 Jan 2010, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 192, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Prerequisites for implementing cardiovascular absolute risk assessment in general practice: A qualitative study of Australian general practitioners' and patients' views

Wan, Q., Harris, M. F., Zwar, N., Vagholkar, S. & Campbell, T., 1 Jun 2010, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 16, 3, p. 580-584 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Protecting against polio

Zwar, N., 10 Sep 2010, In : Australian Doctor. 10-SEP, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

Quit in General Practice: A cluster randomised trial of enhanced in-practice support for smoking cessation

Zwar, N., Richmond, R., Halcomb, E., Furler, J., Smith, J., Hermiz, O., Blackberry, I. & Borland, R., 16 Aug 2010, In : BMC Family Practice. 11, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) Research Needs Statement 2010.

Pinnock, H., Thomas, M., Tsiligianni, I., Lisspers, K., Østrem, A., Ställberg, B., Yusuf, O., Ryan, D., Buffels, J., Cals, J. W. L., Chavannes, N. H., Henrichsen, S. H., Langhammer, A., Latysheva, E., Lionis, C., Litt, J., van der Molen, T., Zwar, N. & Williams, S., 1 Jun 2010, In : Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group. 19 Suppl 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)

Travel insurance

Zwar, N., 15 Oct 2010, In : Australian Doctor. 15-OCT, p. 39-40 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Treatment of tobacco dependence

Richmond, R. L. & Zwar, N., 2 Jun 2010, Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health. Boyle, P., Gray, N., Henningfield, J., Seffrin, J. & Zatonski, W. (eds.). Oxford University Press, USA, Vol. 9780199566655.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2009

Anxiety and depression in Chinese patients attending an Australian GP clinic

Tang, G. W. G., Dennis, S., Comino, E. & Zwar, N., 1 Jul 2009, In : Australian Family Physician. 38, 7, p. 552-555 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bali rabies scare

Zwar, N., 25 Feb 2009, In : Australian Doctor. 30/JAN/2009, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Factors influencing general practice follow-up attendances of patients with complex medical problems after hospitalization

Yang, S. C., Zwar, N., Vagholkar, S., Dennis, S. & Redmond, H., 4 Nov 2009, In : Family Practice. 27, 1, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Feasibility and efficacy of COPD case finding by practice nurses

Bunker, J., Hermiz, O., Zwar, N., Dennis, S. M., Vagholkar, S., Crockett, A. & Marks, G., 1 Oct 2009, In : Australian Family Physician. 38, 10, p. 826-830 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis B risks and immunisation coverage amongst Australians travelling to Southeast Asia and East Asia

Leggat, P. A., Zwar, N. A. & Hudson, B. J., 1 Nov 2009, In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 7, 6, p. 344-349 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Improving childhood immunisation coverage rates. Evaluation of a divisional program

Ali, H., Zwar, N. & Wild, J., 1 Oct 2009, In : Australian Family Physician. 38, 10, p. 833-835 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

In: Peril on the sea

Zwar, N., 3 Jul 2009, In : Australian Doctor. 3/JULY, p. 34-36 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Misadventures of the medical tourist

Zwar, N., 6 Mar 2009, In : Australian Doctor. 6/MAR., p. 43-44 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Postgraduate education for doctors in smoking cessation

Zwar, N. A., Richmond, R. L., Davidson, D. & Hasan, I., 1 Sep 2009, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 28, 5, p. 466-473 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

Reviewing the evidence on the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions

Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2009, When Cancer Crosses Disciplines: A Physician's Handbook. Robotin, M., Olver, I. & Girgis, A. (eds.). Imperial College Press, p. 33-47 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Smoking patterns and readiness to quit: A study of the Australian Arabic community

Girgis, S., Adily, A., Velasco, M. J., Garden, F. L., Zwar, N. A., Jalaludin, B. B. & Ward, J. E., 1 Mar 2009, In : Australian Family Physician. 38, 3, p. 154-161 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial: The feasibility and impact of cardiovascular absolute risk assessment in Australian general practice

Wan, Q., Harris, M. F., Zwar, N., Campbell, T., Patel, A., Vagholkar, S., McKenzie, S., Walker, C. & Denney-Wilson, E., 1 Mar 2009, In : American Heart Journal. 157, 3, p. 436-441 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Teaching about tobacco in medical schools: A worldwide study

Richmond, R., Zwar, N., Taylor, R., Hunnisett, J. & Hyslop, F., 1 Sep 2009, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 28, 5, p. 484-497 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)

The 45 year old health check: Feasibility and impact on practices and patient behaviour

Amoroso, C., Harris, M. F., Ampt, A., Laws, R. A., McKenzie, S., Williams, A. M., Jayasinghe, U. W., Zwar, N. A. & Davies, G. P., 1 May 2009, In : Australian Family Physician. 38, 5, p. 358-362 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
34 Citations (Scopus)

Warfarin: An inconvenient truth

Gattellari, M., Worthington, J. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2009, In : Stroke. 40, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

What evidence is there to support skill mix changes between GPs, pharmacists and practice nurses in the care of elderly people living in the community?

Dennis, S., May, J., Perkins, D., Zwar, N., Sibbald, B. & Hasan, I., 11 Sep 2009, In : Australia and New Zealand Health Policy. 6, 1, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
18 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
2008

A cluster randomised controlled trial of nurse and GP partnership for care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zwar, N., Hermiz, O., Hasan, I., Comino, E., Middleton, S., Vagholkar, S. & Marks, G., 3 Jun 2008, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 8, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes and barriers to involvement in palliative care by Australian urban general practitioners

Rhee, J. J. O., Zwar, N., Vagholkar, S., Dennis, S., Broadbent, A. M. & Mitchell, G., 1 Sep 2008, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 11, 7, p. 980-985 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to the use of anticoagulation for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A representative survey of Australian family physicians

Gattellari, M., Worthington, J., Zwar, N. & Middleton, S., 1 Jan 2008, In : Stroke. 39, 1, p. 227-230 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
95 Citations (Scopus)

Breaking the travellers' curse

Zwar, N., 13 Jun 2008, In : Australian Doctor. 13/JUNE, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Caring for patients with opioid dependence

Bunker, J., Winstock, A. & Zwar, N. A., 1 Jan 2008, In : Australian Family Physician. 37, 1-2, p. 57-60 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic disease management in primary care: from evidence to policy.

Dennis, S. M., Zwar, N., Griffiths, R., Roland, M., Hasan, I., Powell Davies, G. & Harris, M., 21 Apr 2008, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 188, 8 Suppl

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
96 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic disease self-management: Implementation with and within Australian general practice

Harris, M. F., Williams, A. M., Dennis, S. M., Zwar, N. A. & Davies, G. P., 17 Nov 2008, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 189, 10 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
47 Citations (Scopus)

General practice in 2008: A time of metamorphosis

Gregory, A. T. & Zwar, N. A., 21 Jul 2008, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 189, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

General practice patients: Their readiness to quit smoking

Zwar, N., Richmond, R. L. & Harris, M., 1 Jan 2008, In : Australian Family Physician. 37, 1-2, p. 81-83 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)