Table 2

Included studies (n=20) categorised according to their healthcare setting

StudyTarget populationCountry
Primary care
Blackburn et al35Patients with OA in primary care settingUK
Broadbent et al48Patients with OA in general practiceUK
Doubova and Perez-Cuevas37Patients with KHOA aged ≥19 in family medicineMexico
Jansen et al43Patients with KHOA in PT careThe Netherlands
Marshall et al19Patients with OA in general practiceUK
Peter et al44Patients with KHOA in PT careThe Netherlands
Smith et al41Housebound elderly patients in home-based primary careUSA
Steel et al**40People aged 65 and with OA in primary and secondary careUK
Vandenberghe et al47Patients with OA of aged ≥60 in general practiceBelgium
Secondary care
Saliba et al42Institutionalised vulnerable elderly with OA in nursing homesUSA
Steel et al**40People aged 65 and with OA in primary and secondary careUK
Wierenga et al45Elderly hospitalised patients with OA from in-hospital pharmaceutical careThe Netherlands
The entire spectrum of disciplines
Asch et al36Patients of outpatient and inpatient care for acute and chronic conditions and preventive care (including OA)USA
Grypdonck et al49Patients with knee OA across the entire spectrum of disciplinesNo country specified
Hardcastle et al38People with OA aged ≥50 living in private householdsUK
MacLean31Vulnerable elderly with OAUSA
MacLean et al33Patients with OAUSA
MacLean et al32Vulnerable elderly with OAUSA
Moore39Patients with OAUSA
Østerås et al46Patients with OANorway
Centralised intake care system
Barber et al34Patients with RA and/or OA in centralised intake care systemCanada
  • *Steel et al40 is listed twice in the table, as it focuses on ‘primary care’ and ‘secondary care’.

  • KHOA, knee and hip osteoarthritis; OA, osteoarthritis; PT, physiotherapy; RA, rheumatoid arthritis.