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Table 2 An overview of themes and subthemes

From: An Ethnographic study of unhealthy alcohol use in a Danish Emergency Department

  Themes Subthemes
1 Setting the scene Patient flow in acute medicine
A risky environment
Physical spaces and artefacts
2 The encounter: addressing patients’ alcohol use Professional differences
Gut-feeling vs. clinical parameters
Ethical reasoning
From compliance to zero tolerance
3 Collective repertoires Occupiers
Alcoholic” or “party animal”?