Table 2

TTE Ordering and Appropriateness Rating

Pre-Intervention PeriodIntervention Periodp Value
Total TTE ordered1,318345
TTE per rotation block56.538.3<0.001
TTE per 100 admissions2320
TTE per day3.92.9
TTE per patient
 Classified TTE1,312 (99)337 (98)<0.001
 Appropriate TTE1,105 (84)312 (93)<0.001
 Inappropriate TTE171 (13)18 (5)<0.001
 Uncertain TTE36 (3)7 (2)0.49

Values are n or n (%).

TTE = transthoracic echocardiography.