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Since the use of diagnostic ultrasound has proven to be of value in the diagnosis and management of a variety of emergency conditions, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) endorses the following principles. SAEM endorses the position statement on ultrasound of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), which states:
In addition, SAEM endorses the following:
The position statement was developed by the Technology Committee and was approved by the Board of Directors.