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Table 2 Coding themes from participant interviews

From: Variability in clinicians’ understanding and reported methods of identifying high-risk surgical patients: a qualitative study

Theme Description
Shared decision-making Perceptions and experience of shared decision-making with other clinicians, patients and their families.
Stakeholder relationships Communication with, attitudes towards and relationships with other clinicians, patients and family members that was no specifically related to shared decision-making.
Factors involved in patient risk Defining, identifying and caring for high-risk surgical patients.
Anticipated PC-ACP implementation Views on PC-ACP prior to implementation, based on viewing model of the new process, including expectations on how it will work and requirements for its success.