Table 1

Coding nodes

Node nameNo of different sources codedTotal no of sections of text coded
Autonomy55
Clinician context (views)2357
Confidentiality1215
Context (when it does not work)2946
Context (when it does work)54107
Cost/resources2033
Dictate in front of patient35
Doctor–patient relationship57
GP preference48
NHS policy or contextual standards (international)3051
Outcomes (positive)58128
Outcomes (negative)2228
Patient as delivery method22
Patient harm2433
Patient letters1834
Patient preference3794
Patient recall1112
Queries and contact1012
Understanding4688
  • GP, general practitioner; NHS, National Health Service.