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  • Bond University

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 3497 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1994 …2020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2008

Good warning Vietnam

Zwar, N., 14 Mar 2008, In : Australian Doctor. 14/MAR, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Healthcare workers and immunity to infectious diseases

Vagholkar, S., Ng, J., Chan, R. C., Bunker, J. M. & Zwar, N. A., 1 Aug 2008, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32, 4, p. 367-371 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)

Improving glycaemic and BP control in type 2 diabetes - The effectiveness of tai chi

Lam, P., Dennis, S. M., Diamond, T. H. & Zwar, N., 1 Oct 2008, In : Australian Family Physician. 37, 10, p. 884-887 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
30 Citations (Scopus)

IPCRG Consensus statement: Tackling the smoking epidemic - Practical guidance for primary care

Van Schayck, O. C. P., Pinnock, H., Ostrem, A., Litt, J., Tomlins, R., Williams, S., Buffels, J., Giannopoulos, D., Henrichsen, S., Kaper, J., Korzh, O., Rodriguez, A. M., Kawaldip, S., Zwar, N. & Yaman, H., 1 Sep 2008, In : Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 17, 3, p. 185-193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

MUD, sweat and tears

Zwar, N., 8 Aug 2008, In : Australian Doctor. 8/AUG., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Multidisciplinary care plans and diabetes - Benefits for patients with poor glycaemic control

Zwar, N., Hasan, I. & Hermiz, O., 1 Dec 2008, In : Australian Family Physician. 37, 11, p. 960-962 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)

Relative risks

Zwar, N., 31 Oct 2008, In : Australian Doctor. 31/OCT., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Sharing or shuffling - Realities of chronic disease care in general practice

Kirby, S. E., Chong, J. L., Frances, M., Davies, G. P., Perkins, D. A., Zwar, N. A. & Harris, M. F., 21 Jul 2008, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 189, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

19 Citations (Scopus)

Sharing risk management: An implementation model for cardiovascular absolute risk assessment and management in Australian general practice

Wan, Q., Harris, M. F., Zwar, N. & Vagholkar, S., 1 Jun 2008, In : International Journal of Clinical Practice. 62, 6, p. 905-911 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking cessation: What works?

Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2008, In : Australian Family Physician. 37, 1-2, p. 10-14 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

The management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) in Australian general practice: Bridging the evidence-practice gap. A national, representative postal survey

Gattellari, M., Worthington, J. M., Zwar, N. A. & Middleton, S., 1 Dec 2008, In : BMC Family Practice. 9, 62.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Travel medicine: Have a healthy Hajj

Zwar, N., 19 Sep 2008, In : Australian Doctor. 19/SEPT., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

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

Sustaining chronic disease management in primary care: Lessons from a demonstration project

Williams, A., Harris, M., Daffurn, K., Davies, G. P., Pascoe, S. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2007, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 13, 2, p. 121-128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

The Macarthur GP After-hours Service: a model of after-hours care for Australia.

Comino, E. J., Zwar, N. A. & Hermiz, O., 1 May 2007, In : Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association. 31, 2, p. 223-230 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

'Tis the season to take care

Zwar, N., 16 Nov 2007, In : Australian Doctor. 16/NOV, p. 36-37 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyEducation

Travel: Hep B or not to be

Zwar, N., 2 Feb 2007, In : Australian Doctor. 2/FEB., 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyEducation

Travel TB and the traveller

Zwar, N., 18 May 2007, In : Australian Doctor. 18/MAY, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyEducation

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)
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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)
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)
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)