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Table 4 The frequency for which POCUS changed patient clinical management 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 clinical management Percentage of changed clinical management
OB 262 53 20.2
Abdomen/pelvis 150 57 38
Skin and soft tissue 33 10 30.3
Musculoskeletal 33 14 42.4
Breast 33 12 36.4
Cardiovascular 32 14 43.8
Chest/lungs 17 6 35.3
Ocular 8 4 50
Thyroid 2 1 50
Missing 14   
Total 584 171 29.2