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Table 1 Main themes and subthemes, and how they map onto NPT’s four constructs

From: Embedding new technologies in practice – a normalization process theory study of point of care testing

Theme/subtheme NPT construct
Purpose and value Coherence
Operationalisation of POC testing  
 Deciding which POC tests to take Collective action
 Taking the blood and running the test Collective action
 Examining and acting upon the results Collective action
 Teamwork and communication Cognitive participation
 Physical environment and equipment Collective action
 Learning POC testing Cognitive participation
 Trust in POC testing Collective action
Appraising POC testing Reflexive monitoring