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Table 2 Example of analysis process with sub-themes and themes

From: Salutary factors and hospital work environments: a qualitative descriptive study of nurses in Sweden

Meaning unit Condensed meaning unit Code Subtheme Theme
That you are enough staff, definitely that is number one, you have to be enough nurses. So enough that both the nurses and the nurses know that they can handle the work and that there is also a buffer if something special should happen. Ideally, there is someone redundant every day, because there is usually someone who is gone, reached a child who is sick, so that you have a small buffer to take off so that you never have to be understaffed for longer periods. it is to make sure you have enough staff, absolutely. It’s number one Have a good basic staffing Manageable workload Meaningfulness