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Table 1 Sample open-ended questions

From: Pathways to potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes and heart failure: a qualitative analysis of patient perspectives

Give me a sense of what was going on at home and with your health before you came to the hospital.
Is there anything different that could have been done to prevent you from coming to the hospital? Anything your doctor could have done?
Are there any things you will do differently when you go home from the hospital this time?