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Table 2 Examples of preliminary patient performance objectives

From: Using intervention mapping to develop an occupational advice intervention to aid return to work following hip and knee replacement in the United Kingdom

Patient performance objectiveStage in pathwayUnresolved questions from Step 1
Patient is provided with advice and information about recovery and RTWFollowing first clinic appointment/listingWhat information is important? How and when will the information be delivered?
Patient identifies and prioritises potential barriers and solutions to a safe and appropriate RTWPrior to surgeryHow will patients do this? Will they do this with their employer? What skills will we need to equip them with?
Patient seeks help and support regarding RTW as required postoperativelyFollowing surgeryHow do we facilitate this? What is the mechanism for support?