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Table 2 Patient rated level of discomfort during assessment with POCUS

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

Type of sonography (n = 271)
Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE)  
 - Median (IQRa) 1 (1–1)
 - Range 1-8
Focused Lung Ultrasound (FLUS)  
 - Median (IQRa) 1 (1–1)
 - Range 1-8
Limited compression ultrasonography (LCU)  
 - Median (IQRa) 1 (1–1)
 - Range 1-8
  1. a Interquartile range (IQR) expressed as the 25th and 75th