Nicholas A Zwar

MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRACGP, FACTM, Executive Dean – Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University, Robina, Qld

A chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk assessment tool in preventive lung healthcare: An unmet need?

Considering the use of risk prediction methodology for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

A step-by-step model for a brief behavioural treatment for insomnia in Australian general practice

Brief behavioural therapy for insomnia distils the most effective behavioural treatment components into several brief in-person/telehealth sessions.

Giving Asthma Support to Patients (GASP) program evaluation

The Giving Asthma Support to Patients (GASP) program, developed in New Zealand, guides practice nurses to provide structured asthma care.

Impact of a general practice nurse intervention to improve blood pressure control: The ImPress study

This study examined the effectiveness of a general practice nurse intervention to reduce blood pressure in adults with hypertension who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease.

International travel in the pandemic era: Implications for health advice

International travel is resuming, but the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the context in terms of regulation, risks and models of travel.

Smoking cessation

A combination of behavioural support along with pharmacotherapy to treat nicotine dependence maximises the chances of successful long-term cessation.

Travel and immunosuppressant medication

An individualised approach is needed to provide pre-travel health advice and immunisation.