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Table 4 List of diagnosis before and after ultrasound in the US+ and US− group

From: A point-of-care thoracic ultrasound protocol for hospital medical emergency teams (METUS) improves diagnostic accuracy

US+   
Diagnosis before ultrasound (completely incorrect) Diagnosis after ultrasound (completely correct)
No diagnosis Hypoventilation
No diagnosis Respiratory problems due to abdominal disease
No diagnosis Acute heart failure
Pneumonia Acute heart failure + pneumonia
Acute heart failure Pneumonia + septic shock
Acute pulmonary embolism Hypoventilation
Acute heart failure Underfilling
Acute exacerbation COPD Pulmonary Fibrosis
Acute heart failure Pneumonia
Acute exacerbation COPD Acute heart failure
Diagnosis before ultrasound (partially correct) Diagnosis after ultrasound (completely correct)
Pneumonia + atelectasis Atelectasis
Acute exacerbation COPD Acute heart failure + exacerbation COPD
Retention bladder Septic shock + retention bladder
US −   
Diagnosis before ultrasound (completely incorrect) Diagnosis after ultrasound (completely correct)
Pneumonia + exacerbation ILD Acute heart failure
Tension pneumothorax Haemothorax
Tension pneumothorax Atelectasis
Diagnosis before ultrasound (partially correct) Diagnosis after ultrasound (completely correct)
Septic shock ARDS
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ILD interstitial lung disease, ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome