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Table 4 Pre- and post-POCUS diagnosis accuracy compared to discharge diagnosis

From: Impact of ultrasound on management for dyspnea presentations in a Rwandan emergency department

Discharge diagnosis N Pre-POCUS Post-POCUS P value
Correct % (n) Correct % (n)
ADHF 26 53.8% (14) 100% (26) 0.0004
Pneumonia 21 38.0% (8) 85.7% (18) 0.0015
EPTB 7 14.2% (1) 85.7% (6) 0.0075
Massive PE 4 25.0% (1) 100% (4) 0.0989
Pleural effusion 10 10.0% (1) 100% (10) 0.0002
COPD 1 0% (0) 100% (1) 0.7094