Skip to main content

Table 1 Theme, categories and subcategories in the qualitative component

From: Building COPD care on shaky ground: a mixed methods study from Swedish primary care professional perspective

Theme Building COPD care on shaky ground
Category The (un)demanding patient group The non-compliant healthcare organisation The challenged professionalism The autonomous staff
Sub-category Shameful and low status disease Fragmented healthcare Demanding health promotion Individual and shared responsibility
Limited insight Lacking competence and resources Driven by a desire to do good Resistance to top-down directives and hierarchies
Grateful for little Inhibited interprofessional collaboration Tailoring interventions instinctively Systematic versus pragmatic care development
Driving spirit carries COPD care