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Table 2 Overview subcategories and categories

From: Registered nurses’ experiences of providing respiratory care in relation to hospital- acquired pneumonia at in-patient stroke units: a qualitative descriptive study

Subcategories Categories
• Acknowledged risk factors Awareness of risk assessments and risk factors for HAP
• Taking advantage of routine risk assessments
• Respiratory care Targeting HAP through multiple nursing care actions
• Mobility care
• Oral care
• Nutritional care
• Interprofessional teamwork
• Not part of standard nursing care Challenges in providing respiratory care to patients in risk of HAP
• Not a prioritised part of nursing care
• Contextual challenges
• Environmental context
• Competence and knowledge level