1. Guidance for the Preparation of Neurological Management Guidelines by EFNS Scientific Task Forces: Revised Recommendations 2004

  1. Nils Erik Gilhus MD, PHD7,8,
  2. Michael P. Barnes MD, FRCP9,10 and
  3. Michael Brainin MD11,12,13
  1. M. Brainin MD11,12,13,
  2. M. Barnes1,
  3. J-C. Baron2,
  4. N. Gilhus3,
  5. R. Hughes4,
  6. K. Selmaj5 and
  7. G. Waldemar6

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346268.ch1

European Handbook of Neurological Management, Volume 2, Second Edition

European Handbook of Neurological Management, Volume 2, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brainin, M., Barnes, M., Baron, J.-C., Gilhus, N., Hughes, R., Selmaj, K. and Waldemar, G. (2011) Guidance for the Preparation of Neurological Management Guidelines by EFNS Scientific Task Forces: Revised Recommendations 2004, in European Handbook of Neurological Management, Volume 2, Second Edition (eds N. E. Gilhus, M. P. Barnes and M. Brainin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444346268.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 7

    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway

  2. 8

    Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

  3. 9

    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  4. 10

    Hunters Moor Neurorehabilitation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  5. 11

    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, Austria

  6. 12

    Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Donau-Universität Krems, Austria

  7. 13

    Department of Neurology, Landesklinikum Donauregion Tulln, Tulln, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Addenbrooks Hospital, Cambridge, UK

  3. 3

    University Bergen, Bergen, Norway

  4. 4

    Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine, London, UK

  5. 5

    Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

  6. 6

    Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

  7. 11

    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, Austria

  8. 12

    Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Donau-Universität Krems, Austria

  9. 13

    Department of Neurology, Landesklinikum Donauregion Tulln, Tulln, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185349

Online ISBN: 9781444346268

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Keywords:

  • guidance, neurological management guidelines-by EFNS scientific task forces, revised recommendations;
  • EFNS neurological treatment guidelines/management recommendations on European scale;
  • EFNS, and demands-for development of European standards for management and treatment of neurological diseases;
  • EFNS neurological management guideline-evidence-based guidance for healthcare professionals;
  • burden of neurological diseases and disability-scientifically proven, evidence-based criteria;
  • evidence classification scheme, rating of recommendations-for therapeutic intervention;
  • evidence classification scheme-for diagnostic measure;
  • Cochrane Library, consulted by every person-or group developing a guideline;
  • guideline documents, and recommendations-from Medline, EMBASE and others;
  • recommendations, for process-proposing, planning and writing a guideline

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • The EFNS neurological treatment guidelines/management recommendations on a European scale

  • Aim of guidelines

  • Scientific basis of guidelines

  • Critical review of guidelines

  • References