Chapter 3. Guidance For Development, Refereeing and Dissemination of Guidelines

  1. Richard Hughes8,
  2. Michael Brainin9 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus10
  1. M. Brainin1,
  2. M. Barnes2,
  3. J.-C. Baron3,
  4. N. E. Gilhus4,
  5. R. Hughes5,
  6. K. Selmaj6 and
  7. G. Waldemar7

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch3

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Brainin, M., Barnes, M., Baron, J.-C., Gilhus, N. E., Hughes, R., Selmaj, K. and Waldemar, G. (2006) Guidance For Development, Refereeing and Dissemination of Guidelines, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 9

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 10

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, Donauklinikum and Donau-Universität, Maria Gugging, Austria

  2. 2

    Hunters Moor Regional Neurorehabilitation Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Neurology, University of Bergen, Norway

  5. 5

    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, King's College London, UK

  6. 6

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland

  7. 7

    Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279



  • neurological treatment;
  • brain diseases;
  • neurological guidelines;
  • neurological management;
  • cerebral endpoints


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neurological treatment guidelines/management recommendations on a European scale by EFNS

  • Aim of guidelines

  • Scientific basis of guidelines

  • Critical review of guidelines

  • Collection of scientific data

  • The process of proposing, planning and writing a guideline