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Table 1 Themes and subthemes in the data

From: Decision-making and referral processes for patients with motor neurone disease: a qualitative study of GP experiences and evaluation of a new decision-support tool

Theme Subthemes
1. Uncertainty  
2. Symptoms of concern Fasciculation
Speech disturbance
Lack of sensory involvement
3. Factors influencing differential diagnosis Familiarity with patient
Influence of patient delay
Sources of GP knowledge
4. Referral processes and systems Discussion with patient
Referral pathways
Personal contact