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Table 1 Outlines for structured discussion in focus groups

From: A computer decision aid for medical prevention: a pilot qualitative study of the Personalized Estimate of Risks (EsPeR) system

Discussion on prevention Consensus synthesis
Physician point of view • Ergonomics and adoption of the computer decision support system (by main functionalities)
   What is prevention?  
   Knowledge on risk (vocabulary, interpretation) • Patient medical record (PMR)
   Knowledge on guidelines    Unique/multiple forms
   Current use of guidelines    Archives
   Part of prevention in their practice    Interoperability with personal practice PMR
• Patient point of view (as perceived by physicians) • Presentation of risks
   Expectations for prevention    Were they puzzled by risk estimates?
   Attitudes and adherence to the process of risk control    Perceived utility of risk estimates for the care of individual patients
• Expectations of physicians for computer decision support systems: • Presentation of guidelines
     Perceived appropriateness of advices in GPs field practice
   For medical decision making  
   To be usable while facing the patient • Printable synthesis for patient
   For communication with patients    Usability for communication with patients
   For continuous medical education