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Table 1 Thematic network: from codes to global theme

From: Tactics employed by healthcare providers in Denmark to determine the vaccination needs of asylum-seeking children: a qualitative study

Codes and basic themes Organising themes Global theme
• Communication obstacles
• Feelings and experiences around the use interpreters
Tactic 1: Asking into their vaccination history through the use of qualified interpreters Tactics employed by healthcare providers to determine the vaccination needs of asylum-seeking children
• Use of information ‘tools’ Tactic 2: Consulting WHO lists of immunization programmes worldwide
• Lack of vaccination documentation
• Limited time available for screening and vaccinations
Tactic 3: Drawing on tacit knowledge about country vaccination programmes
• Cultural differences and barriers
• Information given from parents
Tactic 4: Considering the background of parents
• Feelings around current procedures
• Doctor’s individual decision
Tactic 5: Err on the side of caution and revaccinate