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Table 4 In-hospital and ICU mortality rates in POCUS group versus control groupa

From: Bedside POCUS during ward emergencies is associated with improved diagnosis and outcome: an observational, prospective, controlled study

  Control group n = 82 POCUS group n = 83 P value
In-ICU mortality    
General * 17 (25) * 7 (11) 0.04
Circulatory 7/23 (30) 1/17 (6) 0.11
Respiratory 10/44 (23) 6/45 (13) 0.25
In-hospital mortality    
General 29 (35) 14 (17) 0.007
Circulatory 12/26 (46) 3/22 (14) 0.02
Respiratory 17/56 (30) 11/61 (18) 0.12
  1. *Patients admitted in ICU: control group n = 67 and POCUS group n = 62
  2. aData are expressed as no. (%) of participants
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