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Table 2 Final diagnosis at ED discharge

From: Diagnostic performance of multi-organ ultrasound with pocket-sized device in the management of acute dyspnea

  Cases
Final diagnosis
 Acute heart failure 25 (36.8%)
 Pneumonia 18 (26.5%)
 Acute or re-exacerbation of COPD 17 (25%)
 Acute heart failure + Pneumonia 2 (2.9%)
 Others: (3) lung cancer, (2) pulmonary embolism, (1) pneumothorax 6 (8.8%)
Identification of dyspnea of cardiac origin
 Dyspnea of cardiac origin 27 (39.7%)
 Dyspnea of non-cardiac origin 41 (60.3%)
  1. COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease