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Table 3 The frequency for which POCUS changed patient diagnosis in each of the different types of ultrasound examinations

From: The implementation of a longitudinal POCUS curriculum for physicians working at rural outpatient clinics in Chiapas, Mexico

Type of ultrasound Total studies with data input Numbers of changed diagnosis Percent changed diagnosis
Obstetric 262 64 24.4
Abdomen/pelvis 150 65 43.3
Skin and soft tissue 33 15 45.5
Musculoskeletal 33 13 39.4
Breast 33 11 33.3
Cardiovascular 32 15 46.8
Chest/lungs 17 5 29.4
Ocular 8 5 62.5
Thyroid 2 1 50
Missing 15   
Total 584 194 33.2