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Table 1 Results of the survey performed by the WSES during the summer of 2015

From: Mass casualty incidents - time to engage

  n-46
Written protocol for MCI (%) 73.9 (n-34)
When was it instituted (%)  
   1-5 years 36.9 (n-17)
   >5 years 32.6 (n-15)
What is it based on (%)  
   Adaption of a protocol of another institution 19.6 (n-9)
   Local Clinical experience 30.4 (n-14)
   Scientific data 30.4 (n-14)
Responsible of medical management (%)  
   Surgeon 32.6 (n-15)
   Trauma Surgeon 28.3 (n-13)
   Other 32.6 (n-15)
Assigned triage officer (%) (yes) 82.6 (n-38)
Regular MCI drills (%) 47.8 (n-22)
How often (%)  
   Once a year 28.3 (n-13)
   Every 2 years 13 (n-6)
   >3 years 6.5 (n-3)
Who is in charge of pre hospital care (%)  
   EMS 69.6 (n-32)
   FD 10.9 (n-5)
   Local law enforcement 6.5 (n-3)
   Military 4.3 (n-2)
Familiarity with the concept of a triage hospital (%) (yes) 60.9 (n-28)
Surge capacity of your hospital (%) (yes) 60.9 (n-28)
If yes is it embedded in your MCI protocol (%) (yes) 50 (n-23)
Interhospital triage system (%) (yes) 54.3 (n-25)
Did you ever participated in an MCI course (%) (yes) 28.3 (n-13)
Would you interested in participating in one? (%) (yes) 84.8 (n-39)