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Table 2 Overview of the narratives

From: NEGOTIATING HEALTH: patients’ and guardians’ perspective on “failed” patient-professional interactions in the context of the Swedish health care system

Protagonist Patient or Guardian to Patient Antagonist Word count Time frame Acute or chronic disease Inpatient or Outpatient setting
Middle-aged Woman Guardian to a young girl Several doctors 956 Several weeks Acute Both
Middle-aged Man Guardian to an adolescent girl Several doctors 1276 Several weeks Acute Both
Middle-aged Woman Guardian to an adolescent girl Several doctors & psychotherapist 1143 Several weeks Chronic Outpatient
Middle-aged Women (Group) Patient Saleswomen in hospital context 951 2–3 Hours Chronic Inpatient
Middle-aged Woman Patient Oncology Nurse 922 Less than one hour Chronic Outpatient
Adult man Patient One Doctor 553 Less than one hour Unknown Outpatient
Adult, no gender specified Patient Nurse, other Patients 1704 Several weeks Chronic Inpatient
Adult, no gender specified Patient Several Doctors 302 Several weeks Chronic Both
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