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Table 1 Scores, Median and Mean for decision-making skills

From: Hospital incident command groups’ performance during major incident simulations: a prospective observational study

Performance Indicator (standard within x minutes) Simulations Median Mean
   A B C D E F   
1 Decision concerning hospital level of preparedness [3] 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1,83
2 Initial guidelines for hospital response formulated [15] 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1,67
3 First information to media [15] 1 1 2 2 2 0 1.5 1,5
4 Information concerning resources reported to the strategic level of management (25) 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1,83
5 Medical officers appointed at emergency and surgical departments (30) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
6* Needs of ICU capacity estimated (45) 1 2 1 1 2 2 1.5 1,5
7 First information to hospital staff (60) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
8* Endurance of staff estimated (90) 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1,3
9* Shortage of own capacity estimated and reported (120) 2 1 1 1 2 2 1.5 1,5
10* Influence on daily hospital activities estimated (120) 0 2 2 1 1 2 1.5 1,3
11* Plan for patients with postponed appointments and operations formulated (180) 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 0,67
Total score   13 19 17 15 19 20   17.16
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