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Table 2 Topic list

From: Disentangling the concept of “the complex older patient” in general practice: a qualitative study

Introductory question (<1 week before interview) Choose a patient who exemplifies the problems you experience in providing care for complex older patients in primary care.
Topics during the interview Description of the patient case
  Motivation for choosing this case
  Description of functions of the patient e.g.; ADL, mobility, psychological, cognitive, social aspects
  Summarising the key problem
  Description of the action undertaken to treat the patient/solve the problem
  Description of the formal and informal care system around the patient
  Reflection on the own role of the GP in this case
  Assessing the means needed to properly treat this patient
  Assessing the (need for) (interdisciplinary) support
  Summary and verification