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Table 1 Selected interview questions

From: “You’re dealing with an emotionally charged individual…”: an industry perspective on the challenges posed by medical tourists’ informal caregiver-companions

Question Sub-probes
What do you see as your role with regard to travel companions? - How much interaction do you typically have with patients’ travel companions?
- What are some of the reasons that you interact with travel companions?
What kinds of responsibilities do you commonly see travel companions taking on? - How prepared do you think travel companions are to take on these various responsibilities?
- Are there any things you think could be done to assist with preparing them for these responsibilities?
What health and safety risks, including stressors, do travel companions face? - Which of these risks has the most significant impact?
- Who assists travel companions with minimizing these risks?