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Table 1 Key domains in the interview guide

From: Two sides of the same coin – an interview study of Swedish obstetricians’ experiences using ultrasound in pregnancy management

Key domains
The obstetricians’ views/experiences of:
The importance/value of obstetric ultrasound for clinical management of complicated pregnancy.
Clinical situations where the interests of maternal and fetal health have been in conflict.
Whether the woman may be considered to act as an instrument for fetal treatment.
The importance of obstetrical ultrasound in comparison to other surveillance methods during complicated pregnancy.
If/when the fetus can be regarded as a person.
Situations where the fetus has been regarded a patient with his/her own interests.
Their professional role in relation to other occupational groups working with obstetric ultrasound examinations or the outcomes of these examinations.