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Table 4 Summary of group rankings and desirability to target

From: Testing a systematic approach to identify and prioritise barriers to successful implementation of a complex healthcare intervention

Desired behaviour Barrier Ref Group rank (influence)
(higher value corresponds to the higher influence)
Group rank (difficulty)
(higher value corresponds to the lower difficulty)
Level of desirability
Triaged ATS Category 1 or 2 1.1 6 1 Desirable
1.2 5 3 Desirable
1.4 3 4 Desirable
1.6 2 6 Desirable
1.3 4 2 Least desirable
1.5 1 5 Least desirable
Assessment for rt-PA eligibility 2.1 9 2 Desirable
2.5 4 8 Desirable
2.6 6 6 Desirable
2.2 1 4 Least desirable
2.3 9 1 Least desirable
2.4 8 2 Least desirable
2.7 6 5 Least desirable
2.8 4 6 Least desirable
2.9 3 8 Least desirable
All eligible patients receive rt-PA 3.2 8 3 Desirable
3.8 3 7 Desirable
3.1 7 2 Least desirable
3.3 6 3 Least desirable
3.4 6 1 Least desirable
3.5 6 3 Least desirable
3.6 2 6 Least desirable
3.7 3 6 Least desirable
Temperature taken on arrival 4.1 5 4 Most desirable
4.2 5 1 Least desirable
4.3 3 2 Least desirable
4.4 2 3 Least desirable
4.5 3 4 Least desirable
Treatment with paracetamol 5.1 1 4 Desirable
5.2 3 3 Desirable
5.3 4 1 Desirable
5.4 2 2 Least desirable
Finger prick BGL on admission 6.2 2 2 Most desirable
6.1 1 1 Least desirable
Administration of insulin 7.1 7 1 Desirable
7.2 6 2 Desirable
7.3 5 3 Desirable
7.4 4 5 Desirable
7.6 2 6 Desirable
7.7 2 6 Desirable
7.5 4 3 Least desirable
NBM until a swallow screen 8.2 8 1 Desirable
8.4 5 6 Desirable
8.5 6 4 Desirable
8.8 2 8 Desirable
8.1 5 2 Least desirable
8.3 5 4 Least desirable
8.6 3 4 Least desirable
8.7 2 7 Least desirable
Discharged to SU < 4 h 9.1 4 1 Desirable
9.2 3 2 Desirable
9.3 2 3 Desirable
9.4 1 4 Desirable