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Table 1 Qualitative themes of preferred chiropractor in multidisciplinary rehabilitation settings by stakeholder group

From: Be good, communicate, and collaborate: a qualitative analysis of stakeholder perspectives on adding a chiropractor to the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team

Quality Patients (6 Intvws) Family or Community (5 Intvws) Medical Staff (6 Intvws) Therapy Staff (3 FGs) Nursing Staff (4 FGs) Administrative Staff (2 Intvws) Total # Interviews (n = 26) Total # References
Patient-Centeredness 6 5 6 3 4 2 26 140
Clinical Acumen 3 5 6 3 4 2 23 106
Teamwork 4 2 5 3 4 2 20 88
Efficacious Treatment 4 4 5 3 2 1 19 42
Comforting Patience 2 5 3 2 3 1 16 34
Personality Fit 1 1 5 3 3 2 15 47
Safe Practitioner 1 3 3 3 4 0 14 40
Familiar Connection 0 2 3 2 4 2 13 35
Institutional Compliance 2 1 3 2 2 2 12 38
Emotional Intelligence 0 1 3 2 3 1 10 47
Resourcefulness 0 0 3 3 2 1 9 46
Openness to Feedback 0 0 3 3 2 1 9 25
Mission Aligned 0 2 1 2 2 1 8 21
  1. # Interviews = Total number of interviews or focus groups in which theme was mentioned
  2. # References = Total number of times a theme was mentioned across all interviews
  3. Intvws = Interviews
  4. FGs = focus groups