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Table 4 Key information category themes from each method

From: Team communication patterns in emergency resuscitation: a mixed methods qualitative analysis

Interviews (n = 18) Simulated observations (n = 30) Live observations (n = 12) Final consensus categories
Time Time (included time since last epinephrine, duration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and “cycling” or frequency of blood pressure monitoring) Resuscitation status (patient status and time elapsed) Time
Vital signs Patient statusa Vital Signs Patient statusa
Patient assessment History (included allergy status, “down time” and mechanism of injury) History History
Medications Medications Treatments Interventionsb
Investigations Investigations (included x-ray, computed tomography and bloodwork) Investigations Assistance and consultations
Interventions Interventions Clinical findings Team members present
Team members present Treatments Intravenous access  
  Assistance requests and consultations Equipment  
  Codes (included activation of the trauma team, cardiac catheterization lab and security team for violent patients)   
  1. aIncludes vital signs
  2. bIncludes medications, investigations, treatment