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Table 2 Factors influencing physiotherapists’ interprofessional practices

From: Interprofessional practices of physiotherapists working with adults with low back pain in Québec’s private sector: results of a qualitative study

Categories of factors Reported factors
Patient-related - Patients’ conditions and needs
- Financial situation
- Patient request
Provider-related - Provider attitudes
- Professional language and treatment orientation
- Competition for clientele
- Previous interactions
- Personal knowledge of other providers and their roles
- Workload and work schedules
Organization-related - Vision of services involving multiple providers
- Physical proximity of other providers
- Shared files
- Rules regarding interactions with other providers
- Within- and between-organization activities
System-related - Provider shortage
- Rules of funding agencies
- Hierarchy between professions and provider culture