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Table 1 Vignettes and questions to perform problem analysis

From: Using an intervention mapping approach to develop a discharge protocol for intensive care patients

Composed vignettes of the roundtable meetings with the nursing staffs
# Vignette elements Reference
1 Reduction of non-essential monitoring and nursing care in ICU prior to discharge. [24, 39, 41]
  Informal preparation of the patient prior to discharge; tailored discussion of decreased monitoring, less staff, reassurance of worries. [26, 54]
  Consultative ICU nurse, currently providing one or more consecutive evaluations of the former ICU patient, and signed off when deemed stable. [55, 63, 64]
2 New folder with information about the differences between ICU and wards, topics covered by the nurses in semi-structured conversation (checklist). Reassurance of worries. [26, 41, 42]
  Relatives visiting the general ward prior to discharge. [41]
  A personalized lay summary of the patients’ ICU stay. [25, 43, 44]
3 Distribute the booklet ´Your recovery after ICU´ to the patient or their relatives. [54, 65]
  Acquaintance visit of the patient to the ward prior to discharge. [41]
4 Use of diaries; this means an active involvement of patients and relatives in identifying and meeting their own needs, and offering opportunities for reflection. [43, 54]
  Adapted handover with emotional and psychosocial situation described, supported in electronic patient file. [45]
5 Ward nurse visiting the patient in the ICU.  
Semi-structured interview with former ICU patients and relatives  
# Questions  
1 What was important to you prior to discharge from the ICU?  
2 What was important during discharge and the introduction to the new ward?  
3 How did you feel in the first days after discharge from the ICU?  
4 How did you feel regarding your safety in the ICU and the general ward?  
5 Did you miss specific issues in the care after you left the ICU, and if so, please explain these?  
6 What would you like to improve, assuming an ideal situation?