TableĀ 2

Development of initial themes from descriptive codes

Early descriptive codes/categoriesBroad initial theme
Wanting dialysis
No benefit from treatments
Not involved in treatment decisions*
Poor understanding of disease management
Confusion about treatments
Not sure about which treatment options to take
Requiring further knowledge
Inadequate communication
The less informed decision
  • *This early description can be tracked through the following tables, essential in demonstrating transparency.