Table 1

Questionnaire with criteria describing the consultation
Criteria Variable
The patient Age
Problem characteristics Diagnostic code and diagnosis in words
Previously known problem/new problem according to the medical records
Somatic (yes/no)
Psychological or psychosocial (yes/no)
Main emphasis of the consultation The symptom (yes/no)
The patient as a person (yes/no)
Patient´s knowledge The patient had identified the problem him/herself (yes/no)
Decision-making Immediate/gradual
Rule of thumb used (yes/no)
Rule of thumb in words
I (the GP) was satisfied (yes/no/don’t know)

André et al.

André et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-38

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