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Table 5 Factors influencing the chosen rehabilitation mode/pathway

From: Understanding consumer and clinician preferences and decision making for rehabilitation following arthroplasty in the private sector

Overarching factor types Sub categories
Intrinsic: patient perceptions, experiences and beliefs • Previous experience of self or known others
• Perceived benefits
• Sense of entitlement
• Perceived unnecessary level of care/support
Extrinsic: clinician and service provider issues • Role of orthopaedic surgeons, and influence of consumer preference for inpatient rehabilitation
• Clinical status post-surgery
• Private hospital business model
• Insurance provider