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Table 2 Quality appraisal of primary sources using predefined checklist

From: Pre-hospital management of mass casualty civilian shootings: a systematic literature review

Civilian Mass Shooting Fair Child base Dunblane School Columbine School West Nickles Mines Virginia Tech   Mumbai Fort Hood Base 1 Cumbria Utoya Island   Tuscon Dark Knight Cinema    Minneapolis Work Place Westgate Shopping Centre Columbia Mall Fort Hood Base 2 Charlie Hebdo Paris attacks   
Author Beyersdorf et al. Cullen et al. Mell et al. Ressel et al. Kaplowitz et al. Timothy et al. Roy et al. Wild et al. Chesterman et al. Sollid et al. Waage et al. Barr et al. Lindique et al. Johnson et al. Koehler et al. Autrey et al. Wachira et al. Levy et al. Strommen et al. Tourtier et al. Hirsch et al. Phillipe et al. Lawrence et al.
Year of shooting 1994 1996 1999 2006 2007 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2011 2011 2012 2012 2012 2012 2013 2014 2014 2015 2015 2015 2015
1. Number of studies describing the incidents? 1 1 1 1 2   1 1 1 2   1 3    1 1 1 1 1 3   
2. Literature indexed?
3. Authors involved in medical response? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
4. Reference to data sources provided?
5. Conflict of interests depicted?
6. Ethical approval provided?
7. EMS structure described?
8. Incident clearly described?
9. Indications of missing data?
10. Other limitations discussed?
11. Study design clearly described?
  1. EMS emergency medical service