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Table 3 Main themes and subthemes

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

  Themes Subthemes
Main themes Information Pros and cons of treatment options
Being heard
X-ray explanation
Rehabilitation advise
Recovery from injury Range of motion
Strength
Return to function
Pain
Irritation from surgical hardware
Cosmetic result
Speed of recovery Speed of diagnosis
Delay to surgery
Duration of follow-up
Time to return to function
Doctor-patient interaction Empathy
Trust
Kindness
Minor themes Parking facilities
Travel distance/time
Waiting times at the outpatient department