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PT

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for PORTUGAL.

PT

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Portuguese Republic. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Portuguese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Portugal. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Portugal. Each subdivision has its own code with the prefix "PT." For example, the code for the District of Porto is ISO 3166-2:PT-13.
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The findings further revealed that in the year following the diagnosis, the difference in average spending showed physical therapy first patients saved 18% more than those who received injections, and 54% more compared to patients who underwent surgeries.
The study formally spanned 6 months from September 2014 to February 2015 and important variables of the study included history and educational development of physical therapy in Pakistan, statistics on disability burden in Pakistan, physical therapy statistics about Pakistan obtained from website of the World Confederation for physical therapy, list of Physical Therapy institutions was formulated and the courses offered by them were analyzed in detail.
Hypothesis 3: A physician owner might shirk on quality and substitute lower cost unlicensed medical assistants to perform physical therapy rather than hire a licensed physical therapist.
Sole, Schneiders, Hebert-Losier, and Perry (2013) described the development and use of a DVD resource for learning manual skills that was provided to second year physical therapy students.
Rhon noted that, in a study of clinical practice patterns over a 5-year period from the United Healthcare Database, researchers found that physical rehabilitation was used in about one-quarter of patients, with 10% of those who went on to have surgery receiving physical therapy specific for OA, and 16% had been given intra-articular injections (Arthroscopy.
10) That may sound like an ephemeral description, but over the last decade the NQF has built an agenda, and made tangible advancements, in evaluating and improving the quality of health care in the United States (11) (as a member of the NQF the American Physical Therapy Association has contributed to that process).
In our experience, runners do well when physical therapy is structured to meet their particular sport.
offers respiratory and physical therapy services for suffering seniors, 8 a.
don't set up physical therapy programs because of the burden of required paperwork, remarks president of the group, consultant Lowell J.
The purpose of this project is to describe how a developing physical therapy program utilizes service-learning activities to provide experiential learning opportunities for students and its impact on student learning.
Researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, and the University of Alberta, Canada, compared physical therapy, chiropractic manipulation, and the effect of an education booklet on patients with low back pain.
As in all skilled nursing facilities, physical therapy screening, as mandated by OBRA, is conducted on all new admissions, readmissions, and annually on all Ballard residents.

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