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Table 2 Overall analytical model

From: Patient handover between ambulance crew and healthcare professionals in Icelandic emergency departments: a qualitative study

Overarching theme
Professional patient handover through clear patient responsibility, structured communication procedures and quality teamwork
Main themes
Leadership Structured framework Professional competencies Collaboration
Subthemes
Professional responsibility Handover of responsibility Prehospital reporting Face-to-face communication Written reports Training Attitudes Team awareness Learning environment
Codes
Shared responsibility
Leading professional
Responsibility for own work
Floating timepoints
Floating locations
Process
Presence of profession
Structured
Concise
Accurate
ED preparedness
Short and precise
Formal communication
Active listening
Undisturbed attention
Precise
Complete
Valuable
Education
Experience
Patient volume
Disrespect
Arrogance
Mistrust
Interest in patient cases
Teamwork
Continuity of care
Team members
Handover procedures
Debriefing
Feedback
Continuing education