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Table 2 Hospital characteristics and number of patients and interviewees included

From: A mixed methods multiple case study to evaluate the implementation of a care pathway for colorectal cancer surgery using extended normalization process theory

Hospital A B C D E F G H I J Total
Beds total (dedicated) 200 (0) 1054 (15) 991 (39) 161 (10) 573 (22) 384 (12) 157
(−)
1995 (46) 270 (27) 322 (0) n/a
CRC surgeries/y 110 250 120 200 86 340 80 n/a
FTE colorectal surgeons 3 4 3 5 3 1 2 3 2  
Teaching status N Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N n/a
Patients pre
post
20
20
20
20
20
17
20
20
10
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
14
190
191
Interviewees CNSa
CS
N
CS
N
D
QO
CS (2)
HN (2)
CS
Db
QOb
CNS
HN
QO
CS
G / I
HN
Na
Qa
CS
N
QO
CS
HN
QO
G / I CS 30
  1. aTelephone interview
  2. bAlso provided information on hospital I and J
  3. CNS Clinical nurse specialist, CS colorectal surgeon, D Dietician, G / I Gastroenterologist / internist, HN Head nurse, N Nurse, QO Quality officer