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Table 2 The 19 items included in the Patient’s Feedback in Clinical Practice (PFCP) questionnairea

From: Let’s ask the patient – composition and validation of a questionnaire for patients’ feedback to medical students

1. Did you have the opportunity to explain the reason for your visit or what had happened since you last visited the doctor? (F1)
2. Did you have the opportunity to explain your own thoughts regarding your problems? (F1)
3. Did you have the opportunity to explain if there was something that worried you regarding your problems? (F1)
4. Did you have the opportunity to express if there was something specific you wanted to be performed/initiated during the consultation? (F1)
5. Did the student confirm with you that he/she understood your cause of concerns correctly by summarising what you told him/her? (F1)
6. Did the student explain his/her medical questions, so you understood why they were asked? (F2)
7. During the clinical examination, did the student explain why certain examinations were performed? (F1)
8. Did the student take into consideration your own thoughts regarding your problem when you discussed the follow-up plan/treatment? (F2)
9. Did you receive information/explanation from the student which made it possible for you to participate in the planning of care/treatment? (F2)
10. Did the student provide information about suggested care/treatment in a way that you understood? (F2)
11. Did the student provide information about medication in a way that you understood? (F2)
12. Did the student provide information in a way that you understood regarding symptoms that call for immediate contact with healthcare? (F2)
13. Did the student ask if the information you were given was interpretable? (F2)
14. Did you have the opportunity to bring up questions you had before the visit regarding your cause of concerns? (F2)
15. Did the student involve you in the decision-making process regarding your care/treatment? (F2)
16. Were you involved in the decision-making process regarding your care/treatment to the extent you wanted? (F2)
17. Are you satisfied with the initial plan that was decided upon together with the student? (F2)
18. Did you experience that the student treated you with compassion and consideration? (F1)
19. Did you experience that the student treated you with respect and dignity? (F1)
  1. aEach item is marked with Factor 1 (F1) or Factor 2 (F2) to illustrate the division (result from the validation of the questionnaire) of the items into two dimensions: the consultational approach (F1) and the transfer of information (F2)