Dysphagia Management in Iran: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Healthcare Providers

AbstractDespite the remarkable burden of dysphagia, appropriate multidisciplinary management is lacking in Iran and patients are often deprived of effective treatments. Obtaining a full understanding of knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of healthcare providers is necessary to determine the gaps in improvement of the quality of care for dysphagic patients. A questionnaire was designed covering demographic information and the parameters of KAP. Face and content validity were determined. Test –retest reliability confirmed that the questionnaire scores are stable over time (r = 0.77,p value  
Source: Dysphagia - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research

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