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Table 5 Patient basal data to be collected

From: Impact of point-of-care ultrasound on the hospital length of stay for internal medicine inpatients with cardiopulmonary diagnosis at admission: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial—the IMFCU-1 (Internal Medicine Focused Clinical Ultrasound) study

Demographic dataAge (years)
Gender (female)
Height (cm)
Weight (kg)
BMI (kg/m2)
Prior medical conditionsHypertension
Congestive cardiac failure
Angina
Myocardial infarction
Coronary intervention
Known significant valve disease
Valve replacement
Cardiac arrhythmia
Pulmonary hypertension
COPD
Interstitial lung disease
Asthma
Smoking
Diabetes
Known renal failure
Stroke
HIV
Venous thromboembolism
Cancer (type, active/remission, metastasis)
Chronic liver disease
Hypothyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Cognitive impairment/dementia
Chronic medicationAntihypertensive
Beta-blockers
Antiplatelet
Anticoagulant
Systemic steroids
Diuretics
Chemotherapy
Other
Cardiopulmonary symptomsDyspnea/shortness of breath
Chest pain
Palpitations
Cough
Fever suspected to be respiratory or cardiac
Lower limb edema
Altered state of consciousness
Other
Vital signsBlood pressure (mmHg)
Heart rate (beats per minute)
Temperature (°C)
Respiratory rate (breaths per minute)
O2 saturation (%)
  1. BMI body mass index, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, HIV human immunodeficiency virus