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Table 4 Preferred discourses and themes per participant

From: What makes up good consultations? A qualitative study of GPs’ discourses

GP Themes
GP 1 Decoding (D2), verbalizing (D2), advising-convincing (D3)
GP 2 Guidelines (D1), pragmatic (D3), satisfying patients (D4)
GP 3 Guidelines (D1), scientific interest (D1), advising-convincing (D3)
GP 4 Medical expertise (D1), decoding (D2), verbalizing (D2), positive rapport (D4)
GP 5 Guidelines (D1), scientific interest (D1), satisfying patients (D4), economic thinking (D4)
GP 6 Guidelines (D1), medical expertise (D1), decoding (D2), positive rapport (D4)
GP 7 Decoding (D2), time management (D3), positive rapport (D4)
GP 8 Verbalizing (D2), pragmatic (D3), positive rapport (D4)
GP 9 Pragmatic (D3), advising-convincing (D3)
GP 10 Decoding (D2), pragmatic (D3), advising-convincing (D3), time management (D3)
GP 11 Decoding (D2), pragmatic (D3), time management (D3)
GP 12 Scientific interest (D1), pragmatic (D3), time management (D3), satisfying patients (D4)
GP 13 Guidelines (D1), satisfying patients (D4)
GP 14 Decoding (D2), verbalizing (D2), pragmatic (D3)
GP 15 Decoding (D2), time management (D3)
GP 16 Medical expertise (D1), decoding (D2), advising-convincing (D3), satisfying patients (D4)
GP 17 Decoding (D2), pragmatic (D3)
GP 18 Medical expertise (D1), pragmatic (D3)
GP 19 Pragmatic (D3), advising-convincing (D3), positive rapport (D4)
  1. D1 = discourse 1 = biomedically-centered discourse; D2= discourse 2 = communication-focused discourse; D3 = discourse 3 = problem-solving discourse; D4 = discourse 4 = satisfaction-oriented discourse.