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Table 3 Patients rating level of discomfort during assessment with POCUS higher than two in any of the three types of sonography

From: Does point-of-care ultrasonography cause discomfort in patients admitted with respiratory symptoms?

Patient no. FATE rating FLUS rating LCU rating Cause for rating > 2
4 3 2 1 Intercostal muscle myalgia
102 3 3 3 No specific cause
139 1 4 1 Rib fractures following chest trauma
143 8 8 8 When the transducer touched the patients skin, the patient described a buzzing sensation going through the entire body
159 1 1 3 Recent pelvic operation with subsequent pain in the femoral region
218 3 2 1 Liver affection with pain in the upper abdomen and intercostal muscle myalgia
234 3 1 1 Tenderness in the epigastric region
259 3 3 3 No specific cause
262 1 3 1 Intercostal muscle myalgia
305 3 2 2 No specific cause
335 4 1 1 Intercostal muscle myalgia
426 8 1 1 Patient had cardiac arrest with subsequent resuscitation prior to examination
428 1 1 3 Dysesthesia in the legs due to neuropathy