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Table 1 Script, question format and logic

From: Exploring patient satisfaction after operative and nonoperative treatment for midshaft clavicle fractures: a focus group analysis

  No. Question Question logic
Free discussion 1 What did you expect of the treatment for your broken collar bone? Contrasting expectations to actual level of care
2 Looking back at your own treatment, how satisfied are you with the treatment?
-What went well?
-What might need to be improved?
 
3 Would you accept having the other treatment (e.g. sling instead of surgery)? Compare beliefs for the other treatment to actual level of care
Facilitator-guided discussion 4 What did you think of the treatment at the E&A department? Dimension: Process of care
Hypothesis: no difference between treatment groups
5 What did you think of your visits to the outpatient clinic?
-Involvement in treatment decision
-Guidance throughout process
Dimension: Process of care
Hypothesis: interpersonal factors important
6 What do you think of the result of the treatment?
-Recovery of function
-Pain
-Cosmetic result
-Complications
Dimension: Outcome of care
7 What do you think of the facilities where the treatment was given?
-Travel time
-Waiting times
Dimension: Structure of care
Hypothetical waiting times important to overall satisfaction
Summary 8 Are there any relevant topics missing in our summary? Data saturation