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  • Bond University

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 3409 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
1994 …2020

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2020

Activating primary care COPD patients with multi-morbidity through tailored self-management support

Ansari, S., Hosseinzadeh, H., Dennis, S. & Zwar, N., 3 Apr 2020, In : npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. 30, 1, 6 p., 12.

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Efficacy and acceptability of a pilot dietary intervention focusing on self-compassion, goal-setting and self-monitoring

Rahimi-Ardabili, H., Vartanian, L. R., Zwar, N., Sharpe, A. & Reynolds, R. C., 10 Jun 2020, In : Public Health Nutrition. 13 p.

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Improving depression outcomes among Australian primary care patients: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Carey, M., Sanson-Fisher, R., Zwar, N., Mazza, D., Meadows, G., Piterman, L., Waller, A., Walsh, J., Oldmeadow, C., Deeming, S., Searles, A., Henskens, F. & Kelly, B., 10 Feb 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 2, e032057.

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Protocol for the process and feasibility evaluations of a new model of primary care service delivery for managing pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis (PARTNER) using a mixed methods approach

Bowden, J. L., Egerton, T., Hinman, R. S., Bennell, K. L., Briggs, A. M., Bunker, S. J., Kasza, J., French, S. D., Pirotta, M., Schofield, D. J., Zwar, N. A. & Hunter, D. J., 4 Feb 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 2, 9 p., e034526.

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QUality improvement in primary care to prevent hospitalisations and improve Effectiveness and efficiency of care for people Living with coronary heart disease (QUEL): Protocol for a 24-month cluster randomised controlled trial in primary care

Redfern, J., Hafiz, N., Hyun, K., Knight, A., Hespe, C., Chow, C. K., Briffa, T., Gallagher, R., Reid, C., Hare, D. L., Zwar, N., Woodward, M., Jan, S., Atkins, E. R., Laba, T. L., Halcomb, E., Billot, L., Johnson, T. & Usherwood, T., 14 Feb 2020, In : BMC Family Practice. 21, 1, 8 p., 36.

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Supporting anticoagulant treatment decision making to optimise stroke prevention in complex patients with atrial fibrillation: a cluster randomised trial

Gattellari, M., Hayen, A., Leung, D. Y. C., Zwar, N. A. & Worthington, J. M., 8 Jun 2020, In : BMC Family Practice. 21, 102.

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The Summary of an Urdu Version of Diabetes Self-Care Activities Measure: Psychometric Evaluation and Validation

Ansari, R. M., Harris, M. F., Hosseinzadeh, H. & Zwar, N., 17 Jun 2020, In : Journal of primary care & community health. 11, 7 p.

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Travel and immunosuppressant medication

Zwar, N. A., Mar 2020, In : Australian journal of general practice. 49, 3, p. 88-92 5 p.

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2019

Advance care planning for patients with advanced illnesses attending hospital outpatient clinics study: A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Rhee, J., Meller, A., Krysinska, K., Gonski, P., Naganathan, V., Zwar, N., Hayen, A., Cullen, J., O'Keefe, J. A., McDonald, J., Harris-Roxas, B. & Caplan, G. A., 1 Jan 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 1, e023107.

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A Web-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy Intervention to Improve Social and Occupational Functioning in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes (The SpringboarD Trial): Randomized Controlled Trial

Clarke, J., Sanatkar, S., Baldwin, P. A., Fletcher, S., Gunn, J., Wilhelm, K., Campbell, L., Zwar, N., Harris, M., Lapsley, H., Hadzi-Pavlovic, D., Christensen, H. & Proudfoot, J., 21 May 2019, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 21, 5, p. e12246 e12246.

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Clinical characteristics of patients with asthma COPD overlap (ACO) in australian primary care

Izbicki, G., Teo, V., Liang, J., Russell, G. M., Holland, A. E., Zwar, N. A., Bonevski, B., Mahal, A., Eustace, P., Paul, E., Phillips, K., Wilson, S., George, J. & Abramson, M. J., 3 Dec 2019, In : International Journal of COPD. 14, p. 2745-2752 8 p.

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Cost-Related Underuse Of Medicines For Asthma - Opportunities For Improving Adherence

Laba, T-L., Jan, S., Zwar, N. A., Roughead, E., Flynn, A. W., Goldman, M. D., Heaney, A., Lembke, K. A. & Reddel, H. K., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 7, 7, p. 2298-2306.e12

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Does a Patient-Directed Financial Incentive Affect Patient Choices About Controller Medicines for Asthma? A Discrete Choice Experiment and Financial Impact Analysis

Laba, T-L., Reddel, H. K., Zwar, N. J., Marks, G. B., Roughead, E., Flynn, A., Goldman, M., Heaney, A., Lembke, K. & Jan, S., 13 Feb 2019, In : PharmacoEconomics. 37, 2, p. 227-238 12 p.

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Effectiveness of quality incentive payments in general practice (EQuIP-GP): a study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial of an outcomes-based funding model in Australian general practice to improve patient care

Peterson, G. M., Russell, G., Radford, J. C., Zwar, N., Mazza, D., Eckermann, S., Mullan, J., Batterham, M. J., Hammond, A. & Bonney, A., 29 Jul 2019, In : BMC Health Services Research. 19, 1, 14 p., 529.

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eHealth tools to provide structured assistance for atrial fibrillation screening, management, and guideline-recommended therapy in metropolitan general practice: The AF-SMART study

Orchard, J., Neubeck, L., Freedman, B., Li, J., Webster, R., Zwar, N., Gallagher, R., Ferguson, C. & Lowres, N., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 1, e010959.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Improving blood pressure control in primary care: The ImPress study

Stephen, C., Halcomb, E., McInnes, S., Batterham, M. & Zwar, N., 1 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 95, p. 28-33 6 p.

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Interdisciplinary COPD intervention in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Liang, J., Abramson, M. J., Russell, G., Holland, A. E., Zwar, N. A., Bonevski, B., Mahal, A., Eustace, P., Paul, E., Phillips, K., Cox, N. S., Wilson, S. & George, J., 1 Apr 2019, In : The European respiratory journal. 53, 4, 13 p., 1801530.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Patient experiences of nurse-facilitated advance care planning in a general practice setting: A qualitative study

Miller, H., Tan, J., Clayton, J. M., Meller, A., Hermiz, O., Zwar, N. & Rhee, J., 6 Mar 2019, In : BMC Palliative Care. 18, 1, 25.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Preventive Evidence into Practice: What factors matter in a facilitation intervention to prevent vascular disease in family practice?

Russell, G., Lane, R., Parker, S., Litt, J., Mazza, D., Lloyd, J., Zwar, N., Van Driel, M., Del Mar, C., Smith, J., Harris, M. F., Taylor, R., Denney-Wilson, E., Davies, G. P., Laws, R., Snowdon, T., Bolger-Harris, H., Groombridge, S., Goldstein, S., Howarth, T. & 2 others, Huang, N. & Wilson, J., 8 Aug 2019, In : BMC Family Practice. 20, 1, p. 113 113.

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Recruiting to a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Web-Based Program for People With Type 2 Diabetes and Depression: Lessons Learned at the Intersection of e-Mental Health and Primary Care

Fletcher, S., Clarke, J., Sanatkar, S., Baldwin, P., Gunn, J., Zwar, N., Campbell, L., Wilhelm, K., Harris, M., Lapsley, H., Hadzi-Pavlovic, D. & Proudfoot, J., 24 May 2019, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 21, 5, e12793.

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Self-management experiences among middle-aged population of rural area of Pakistan with type 2 diabetes: A qualitative analysis

Ansari, R. M., Hosseinzadeh, H., Harris, M. & Zwar, N., Jun 2019, In : Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. 7, 2, p. 177-183 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

The effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of cytisine versus varenicline for smoking cessation in an Australian population: a study protocol for a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial

Thomas, D., Farrell, M., McRobbie, H., Tutka, P., Petrie, D., West, R., Siahpush, M., Gartner, C., Walker, N., Mendelsohn, C. P., Hall, W., Paul, C., Zwar, N., Ferguson, S. G., Boland, V. C., Richmond, R., Doran, C. M., Shakeshaft, A., Mattick, R. P. & Courtney, R. J., May 2019, In : Addiction. 114, 5, p. 923-933 11 p.

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The influence of personality on trajectories of distress, health and functioning in mild-to-moderately depressed adults with type 2 diabetes

Sanatkar, S., Baldwin, P., Clarke, J., Fletcher, S., Gunn, J., Wilhelm, K., Campbell, L., Zwar, N., Harris, M., Lapsley, H., Hadzi-Pavlovic, D., Christensen, H. & Proudfoot, J., 20 Sep 2019, In : Psychology, Health and Medicine. p. 1-13 13 p.

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“You’ve got to breathe, you know” – asthma patients and carers’ perceptions around purchase and use of asthma preventer medicines

Davis, S. R., Tudball, J., Flynn, A., Lembke, K., Zwar, N. & Reddel, H. K., Jun 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43, 3, p. 207-213 7 p.

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2018

A systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care

Reynolds, R., Dennis, S., Hasan, I., Slewa, J., Chen, W., Tian, D., Bobba, S. & Zwar, N., 9 Jan 2018, In : BMC Family Practice. 19, 1, 11.

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Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And Guideline Recommended Therapy (AF SMART II) in the rural primary care setting: an implementation study protocol

Orchard, J. J., Neubeck, L., Freedman, B., Webster, R., Patel, A., Gallagher, R., Li, J., Hespe, C. M., Ferguson, C., Zwar, N. & Lowres, N., 31 Oct 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 10, e023130.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosing COPD and supporting smoking cessation in general practice: Evidenceepractice gaps

Liang, J., Abramson, M. J., Zwar, N. A., Russell, G. M., Holland, A. E., Bonevski, B., Mahal, A., Phillips, K., Eustace, P., Paul, E., Wilson, S. & George, J., 15 Jan 2018, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 208, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of a new model of primary care management on knee pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: Protocol for the PARTNER STUDY

Hunter, D. J., Hinman, R. S., Bowden, J. L., Egerton, T., Briggs, A. M., Bunker, S. J., Kasza, J., Forbes, A. B., French, S. D., Pirotta, M., Schofield, D. J., Zwar, N. A., Bennell, K. L., Shuck, K., Marshall, C., King, M. & Wood, A., 30 Apr 2018, In : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 19, 1, 132.

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Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of an urdu-version of the summary of diabetes self-care activities measure (U-SDSCA)

Ansari, R. M., Hosseinzadeh, H., Harris, M. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2018, In : Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 9, 1, p. 281-288 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility and acceptability of a nurse-led hypertension management intervention in general practice

Stephen, C. M., Hermiz, O. S., Halcomb, E. J., McInnes, S. & Zwar, N., 1 Feb 2018, In : Collegian. 25, 1, p. 33-38 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

General practitioners' views on the influence of cost on the prescribing of asthma preventer medicines: A qualitative study

Tudball, J., Reddel, H. K., Laba, T. L., Jan, S., Flynn, A., Goldman, M., Lembke, K., Roughead, E., Marks, G. B. & Zwar, N., 14 May 2018, In : Australian Health Review. 43, 3, p. 246-253 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Inhaler technique mastery and maintenance in healthcare professionals trained on different devices

Bosnic-Anticevich, S., Callan, C., Chrystyn, H., Lavorini, F., Nikolaou, V., Kritikos, V., Dekhuijzen, P. N. R., Roche, N., Bjermer, L., Rand, C., Zwar, N. & Price, D. B., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Asthma. 55, 1, p. 79-88 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation 2018

Brieger, D., Amerena, J., Attia, J. R., Bajorek, B., Chan, K. H., Connell, C., Freedman, B., Ferguson, C., Hall, T., Haqqani, H. M., Hendriks, J., Hespe, C. M., Hung, J., Kalman, J. M., Sanders, P., Worthington, J., Yan, T. & Zwar, N. A., 15 Oct 2018, In : The Medical journal of Australia. 209, 8, p. 356-362 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation 2018

NHFA CSANZ Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Working Group, 1 Oct 2018, In : Heart Lung and Circulation. 27, 10, p. 1209-1266 58 p.

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Preventing chronic disease in patients with low health literacy using eHealth and teamwork in primary healthcare: Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Parker, S. M., Stocks, N., Nutbeam, D., Thomas, L., Denney-Wilson, E., Zwar, N., Karnon, J., Lloyd, J., Noakes, M., Liaw, S. T., Lau, A., Osborne, R. & Harris, M. F., 1 Jun 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 6, e023239.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

What drives adoption of a computerised, multifaceted quality improvement intervention for cardiovascular disease management in primary healthcare settings? A mixed methods analysis using normalisation process theory

Patel, B., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Patel, A., Panaretto, K., Zwar, N. & Peiris, D., 12 Nov 2018, In : Implementation science : IS. 13, 1, 1 p., 140.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Activating primary care COPD patients with multi-morbidity (APCOM) pilot project: Study protocol

Ansari, S., Hosseinzadeh, H., Dennis, S. & Zwar, N., 16 Feb 2017, In : npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. 27, 1, 41533.

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Advancing general practice nursing in Australia: Roles and responsibilities of primary healthcare organisations

Lane, R., Halcomb, E., McKenna, L., Zwar, N., Naccarella, L., Davies, G. P. & Russell, G., 1 Jan 2017, In : Australian Health Review. 41, 2, p. 127-132 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers and outcomes of an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Australia: A qualitative study

Dennis, S., Reddel, H. K., Middleton, S., Hasan, I., Hermiz, O., Phillips, R., Crockett, A. J., Vagholkar, S., Marks, G. B. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Family Practice. 34, 4, p. 485-490 6 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

COPD-X australian and New Zealand guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: 2017 update

Yang, I. A., Brown, J. L., George, J., Jenkins, S., McDonald, C. F., McDonald, V. M., Phillips, K., Smith, B. J., Zwar, N. A. & Dabscheck, E., 20 Nov 2017, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 207, 10, p. 436-442 7 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of sustained use of a multifaceted computerized quality improvement intervention for cardiovascular disease management in Australian primary health care

Patel, B., Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Li, Q., Harris, M., Panaretto, K., Zwar, N. & Patel, A., 1 Oct 2017, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 6, 10, e007093.

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Implementation of a consumer-focused eHealth intervention for people with moderate-to-high cardiovascular disease risk: Protocol for a mixed-methods process evaluation

Coorey, G. M., Neubeck, L., Usherwood, T., Peiris, D., Parker, S., Lau, A. Y. S., Chow, C., Panaretto, K., Harris, M., Zwar, N. & Redfern, J., 1 Jan 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 1, 014353.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Improving blood pressure control in general practice: A pilot study of the ImPress intervention

Zwar, N., Hermiz, O., Halcomb, E., Davidson, P. & Bodenheimer, T., 1 May 2017, In : Australian Family Physician. 46, 5, p. 306-311 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Interdisciplinary model of care (RADICALS) for early detection and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Australian primary care: Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Liang, J., Abramson, M. J., Zwar, N., Russell, G., Holland, A. E., Bonevski, B., Mahal, A., Van Hecke, B., Phillips, K., Eustace, P., Paul, E., Petrie, K., Wilson, S. & George, J., 1 Sep 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 9, e016985.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Multimorbidity in Australia: Comparing estimates derived using administrative data sources and survey data

Lujic, S., Simpson, J. M., Zwar, N., Hosseinzadeh, H. & Jorm, L., 1 Aug 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 8, e0183817.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Perspectives of rural and remote primary healthcare services on the meaning and goals of clinical governance

Kwedza, R. K., Larkins, S., Johnson, J. K. & Zwar, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 23, 5, p. 451-457 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing cardiovascular disease risk in diabetes: A randomised controlled trial of a quality improvement initiative

Chalasani, S., Peiris, D. P., Usherwood, T., Redfern, J., Neal, B. C., Sullivan, D. R., Colagiuri, S., Zwar, N. A., Li, Q. & Patel, A., 5 Jun 2017, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 206, 10, p. 436-441 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Risk activities and pre-travel health seeking practices of notified cases of imported infectious diseases in Australia

Paudel, P., Raina, C., Zwar, N., Seale, H., Worth, H., Sheikh, M. & Heywood, A. E., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 24, 5

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Utilisation of Medicare-funded schemes for people with cardiovascular disease

Redfern, J., Hyun, K., Atkins, E., Chow, C., Briffa, T., Patel, B., Zwar, N., Usherwood, T., Li, Q., Patel, A. & Peiris, D., 1 Jan 2017, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 23, 5, p. 482-488 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

When colocation is not enough: A case study of General Practitioner Super Clinics in Australia

Lane, R., Russell, G., Bardoel, E. A., Advocat, J., Zwar, N., Gawaine Powell Davies, P. & Harris, M. F., 1 Jan 2017, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 23, 2, p. 107-113 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)