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Figure 4 | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Figure 4

From: Limitations of free-form-text diagnostic requisitions as a tool for evaluating adherence to appropriate use criteria for transthoracic echocardiography

Figure 4

Prevalence of inadequate requisitions by ACCF 2011 AUC indication category in (a) patients with a previous echocardiogram (n = 712) and (b) patients without a previous echocardiogram (n = 591). [Data are presented as a percentage of each indication category. The grey line depicts the prevalence in each population. * represents p < 0.001 when the prevalence in the individual subgroups are compared to that of the overall population]. ACHD, Adult Congenital Heart Disease; CM, Cardiomyopathy; CV, Cardiovascular; Gen. Eval., General Evaluation; HF, Heart Failure; Htn, Hypertension.

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