Importance Attributed to Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Competencies by Public Sector Physical Therapists in Kuwait: A Population-based Exploratory Study.

@article{AlSayegh2016ImportanceAT,
  title={Importance Attributed to Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Competencies by Public Sector Physical Therapists in Kuwait: A Population-based Exploratory Study.},
  author={N. Al-Sayegh and N. Al-Shuwai and S. Al-Obaidi and E. Dean},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          174-87
        }
}
  • N. Al-Sayegh, N. Al-Shuwai, +1 author E. Dean
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Indications for cardiovascular and pulmonary (CVP) physical therapy competencies are changing with the epidemic of non-communicable diseases in Kuwait, particularly lifestyle-related conditions. The degree to which the country's physical therapists (PTs) perceive the importance of CVP competencies (assessment/evaluation and clinical and laboratory investigation interpretation) in professional practice is relevant. Our study objectives were to (1) explore the importance… Expand

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