Interview topics and example questions.
|Demographic variables||-What education did you follow?|
-What is your current job?
|Organ trade and trafficking in the Netherlands||-Do you know any cases involving illegal organ trade or trafficking in the Netherlands?|
-Can you describe these cases?
|Transplant tourism: number and nature||-Are there patients who are removed from the waiting list (with the exception of those who died) who have not received a deceased or living donor organ?|
-Are there patients who have gone abroad for organ transplants?
-Are there patients who have gone abroad to purchase an organ for transplant?
-How do you know the organs are purchased?
-How often do patients from your centre go abroad for paid organ transplants?
-Are these cases registered?
-How do these patients find information about transplants abroad?
|Patient demographics||-What is the age, sex, and nationality of these patients?|
|Destination countries||-Which countries did these patients travel to? |
|Medical care||-Do these patients need medical care when they return?|
-What kind of complications occurred?
-Do you provide medical care?
-What does this care involve?
-Do you help patients before they go abroad?
-What kind of help do you give them?
-What are your reasons to help them?
-What are your reasons not to help them?
|Information about the donor||-Is there information available about the donor in the returning patient’s medical record?|
-If so, what kind of information?
|Information about the hospital and physician abroad||-What kind of information is known about the hospital and/or physicians abroad?|