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Table 5 Presentation of the overall theme, categories and sub-categories of the nurses’ reasoning and decision-making processes

From: Advancing beyond the system: telemedicine nurses’ clinical reasoning using a computerised decision support system for patients with COPD – an ethnographic study

Overall theme Advancing beyond the system
Categories The process of TM nurses’ reasoning to assess health change The influence of the TM setting on nurses’ reasoning and decision-making processes
Sub-categories Assessing the CDSS recommendations Environment
  Mapping, combining and interpreting data to reach a pre-decision Technology
  From pre-decision to shared decision-making  
  1. CDSS computerised decision support system, TM telemedicine