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Table 1 Differences in TJR and inflammatory arthritis models of care

From: Commonalities and differences in the implementation of models of care for arthritis: key informant interviews from Canada

  TJR Inflammatory arthritis
Triage Appropriateness for surgery Medical Acuity
Intervention Single Episode of Care (Surgery) Multiple Episodes of Care for ongoing medical management, education
Follow-up 1–2 times by surgeon Ongoing for medical management, education
Role of specialist in Model of Care Surgeon is the endpoint of the Model of Care Rheumatologist is the beginning (gatekeeper) of the Model of Care
Types of teamwork Sequential, multidisciplinary Concurrent, interprofessional
Location of service delivery Inpatient Outpatient/Community