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Examples of semistructured interview questions

1Have you ever given consent for an operation before?
2What was your experience of giving consent for that operation?
3How would you compare this experience to that?
4What’s important to you when you give consent for an operation like this?
5Were there any risks you felt were particularly important to you?
6Were there any of those risks that would have changed your decision-making?
7Was there anything that was particularly good about this consent process?
8Was there anything that could have been improved?
9Did you feel informed?