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Table 1 The level of experience of healthcare professionals interviewed for each case

From: Why is the Liverpool care pathway used for some dying cancer patients and not others? Healthcare professionals’ perspectives

Case study Patient demographics Died with LCP: Yes/No Experience of doctor Experience of registered nurse Other healthcare
1. Elderly man, stomach cancer Yes Moderately experienced Moderately experienced  
2. Young woman, breast cancer, liver and brain metastases Yes Inexperienced Very experienced Nurse: very experienced
3. Middle aged man, prostate cancer No Moderately experienced Moderately experienced  
4. Young man, lung cancer No   Moderately experienced  
5. Elderly woman, malignant melanoma No Inexperienced Very experienced  
6. Middle aged woman, gallbladder cancer Yes   Inexperienced