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Table 2 Themes in response to question 2

From: Qualitative evaluation of trauma delays in road traffic injury patients in Maringá, Brazil

Themes Codes Hospital employees SAMU employees Total
Need for centralized station/avoid traffic - Need to avoid traffic - Need of a centralized station to control the care offer 2 1 3
Public education - Education about ambulance in traffic - Education for onlookers that slow the process of care 2 3 5
Increase personnel - More personnel to improve attendance speed - Need for more physicians to support patient care 1 2 3
Increase ambulances - Increase the number of ambulances at disposal 1 0 1
Proper extrication/rapid treatment - Provide proper and faster extrication - Decrease time from extrication and treatment - Improve timely access to patients 0 1 1