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Table 1 Explanatory sequential design

From: How senior paramedics decide to cease resuscitation in pulseless electrical activity out of hospital cardiac arrest: a mixed methods study

Quantitative study Describe the adult patient, clinical and system factors of pulseless electrical activity
Quantitative results Identify the quantitative results which require further explanation using a qualitative methodology
Qualitative study Apply the quantitative results to inform the semi-structured interview questions
Summarise and interpret results What are connective points between the qualitative findings help to explain the quantitative results?