Braz J Phys Ther 2021 Mar 9. Epub 2021 Mar 9.
Post-Graduate Program Rehabilitation Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), 63. Condomínio Pasárgada, CEP: 34.009-568. Nova Lima, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. Electronic address:
Background: Understanding patients' perceptions about rehabilitation can guide healthcare administrators on modifications of program elements, which can ultimately improve cardiac rehabilitation (CR) use, adherence of heart-health behaviors, and improvements in clinical outcomes.
Objective: To examine the perception of patients about their participation in CR.
Methods: Qualitative study using semi-structured interviews, performed in a public CR center in Brazil. Read More