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Table 3 Theme, categories, and subcategories

From: Prehospital management provided by medical on-scene commanders in tunnel incidents in Oslo, Norway – an interview study

Theme Category Subcategory
Mutual understanding of a tunnel incident 1. Support of EMS personnel at the incident site Tactical leadership
Potential safety threats
Utilization of experience
Implementation of knowledge
2. Familiarity with other emergency services Joint training efforts
Inter-agency communication
Feelings of trust and security
3. Constraints and challenges in planning a rescue operation Increased ordinary workload
Feelings of lack of understanding and training