Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Factors that influence whether family physicians take the role of conductor or consultant

From: Family physicians' experiences when collaborating with district nurses in home care-based medical treatment. A grounded theory study

Conductor (retains initiative for medical treatment) Consultant (leaves initiative for medical treatment to the district nurse(DN))
• Working conditions: FPs' working conditions are good enough • Attitude: FPs have a positive attitude towards being a conductor • Disease: The type of disease in need of FP initiative FPs feel forced to take a role as consultant: • Working conditions: FPs' working conditions are problematic • Attitude: FPs have a positive attitude towards being a conductor instead of a consultant
  FPs choose to take a role as consultant • Attitude: FPs have a positive attitude towards being a consultant • Disease: The type of disease not in need of FP initiative