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Table 2 Presenting symptoms.

From: Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care testing for acute coronary syndromes, heart failure and thromboembolic events in primary care: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Symptoms POCT (n = 218)
n (%)
Controls (n = 151)
n (%)
Acute chest pain 99 (45) 96 (64)
Tightness, pressure, or squeezing in the chest 138 (63) 92 (61)
Dyspnoea 99 (45) 69 (46)
Heartburn-like sensation 32 (15) 19 (13)
Heaviness and tension sensations in the leg 16 (7) 5 (3)
Calf pain 16 (7) 4 (3)
Neck vein congestion 4 (2) 4 (3)
Oedema 22 (10) 9 (6)
Nocturia 7 (3) 4 (3)
Cyanosis 2 (1) 3 (2)