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Author Affiliation: Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut (firstname.lastname@example.org).
High-quality, portable (even pocket-sized) ultrasound devices are increasingly available at lower and lower cost, and the adoption of point-of-care clinician-performed bedside ultrasound continues to increase throughout many specialties and around the world. However, ultrasound remains a user-dependent technology in which effective use involves understanding and manipulating equipment to obtain adequate images, correctly interpreting presence or absence of pathology, and integrating interpretations into clinical care.
Moore CL. Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound. JAMA. 2012;308(3):297-298. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.297-b