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Table 5 Convergence and Divergence in benefits of patient- and family centred nutrition

From: End-user perceptions of a patient- and family-centred intervention to improve nutrition intake among oncology patients: a descriptive qualitative analysis

Redundant conceptsAustralia PatientAustralia FamilyAustralia Health Care ProviderHong Kong PatientHong Kong FamilyHong Kong Health Care ProviderReason for divergence
An individualised approach to nutrition planning is requiredCCCCCCN/A
Patient and family involvement in the intervention is valuedCCCDDDThe intervention may result in family conflict
The intervention has benefits for patients and familiesCCCCDCSome families maintain food myths
  1. C convergence, D divergence