Lung Ultrasound for Acute Dyspnea in Emergency Department - Prospective Multicenter Study on Accuracy, Reproducibility, and Diagnostic Impact of Lung Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Patients With Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
- Patients had to present to the ED with a principal complaint of shortness of breath,
deﬁned as either the sudden onset of dyspnea with no history of chronic dyspnea or an
increase in the severity of chronic dyspnea in the last 48 hours;
- Presence of an emergency physician with lung US experience at the time of enrollment;
- US examination within 30 minutes after the start of the clinical evaluation.
- Dyspnea cases clearly due to neither cardiogenic nor respiratory etiology will
considered not eligible.
Type of Study:
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Cancer Epidemiology Unit - University of Turin
Italy: Ethics Committee
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Heart Failure