Introduction

  1. Nils Erik Gilhus MD, PhD Professor1,
  2. Michael P. Barnes MD, FRCP Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation Medical Director2 and
  3. Michael Brainin MD Professor3
  1. N. E. Gilhus MD, PhD Professor1,
  2. M. P. Barnes MD, FRCP Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation Medical Director2 and
  3. M. Brainin MD Professor3

Published Online: 6 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328394.ch

European Handbook of Neurological Management, Second Edition, Volume 1, Second Edition

European Handbook of Neurological Management, Second Edition, Volume 1, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gilhus, N. E., Barnes, M. P. and Brainin, M. (2010) Introduction, in European Handbook of Neurological Management, Second Edition, Volume 1, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328394.ch

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen and Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

  2. 2

    University of Newcastle, Hunters Moor Neurorehabilitation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, and Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Donau-Universität Krems, Department of Neurology, Landesklinikum Donauregion Tulln Tulln, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen and Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

  2. 2

    University of Newcastle, Hunters Moor Neurorehabilitation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, and Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Donau-Universität Krems, Department of Neurology, Landesklinikum Donauregion Tulln Tulln, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185332

Online ISBN: 9781444328394

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Keywords:

  • European Handbook of Neurological Management - peer-reviewed guidelines on topics relevant for all areas of neurological practice;
  • rules given by EFNS and EFNS Scientific Committee;
  • Handbook, written for European neurologists - for groups of health professionals treating patients with disorders of brain, spine, nerve and muscle;
  • challenge for quality control in neurology - how to promote implementation of guidelines in daily, patient-related work;
  • evidence classification scheme for diagnostic measure - and rating of recommendations for diagnostic measure;
  • guidelines in Handbook, joint projects between EFNS and more disease-specific European neurological societies;
  • European Stroke Organisation - guideline on stroke in the Handbook;
  • better treatment and more exact diagnosis - needed in European neurology;
  • Guidelines representing recommendations - should not have legally binding implications;
  • gap between best practice and what is actually carried out on patient - Guidelines, being an important tool minimizing the gap

Summary

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