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Table 2 Interview guide for residents

From: Pneumonia care and the nursing home: a qualitative descriptive study of resident and family member perspectives

Diagnosis
Thinking back to when you were sick, what sort of symptoms did you have?
Who first told you that you had pneumonia?
How did you feel when they told you that you had pneumonia?
Have you had pneumonia before?
Treatment
What sort of treatment did you receive?
How often did you see the doctor?
What could have made the care that you received better?
Quality of Care
To you, what is the most important aspect of care?
What makes you feel like you are being well taken care of?
Preferences for care
If you had a choice, where would you have preferred to receive care (in the nursing home or in the hospital)?
Would you like to be asked where you would like to receive treatment? Or, would you prefer the doctor or nurses to make the decision on their own?
Differences between hospital and nursing home
What sort of differences do you see between the care that you would receive here versus the care that you would receive in the hospital?
What would make you think that you have to go to hospital?