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Retired/Replaced Guidelines

AAN guidelines can be retired for any of the following reasons:

  • The technology discussed in the guideline may be outdated
  • The conclusions and recommendations in the guideline may be unsafe
  • The guideline has been replaced by a more recent publication
  • There is a lack of resources to update the guideline

Displaying 21 - 40 out of 54 guidelines found

Assessment of Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy

July 1997

Retired and replaced by "Reassessment: Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy" (September 1999).

Physician Tools and Materials

Silicone Breast Implants and Neurologic Disorders

June 1997

Retired by the AAN Board of Directors on March 9, 2016.


The Management of Concussion in Sports

March 1997

Retired and replaced by "Update: Evaluation and Management of Concussion in Sports" (June 2013).


Genetic Testing Alert

November 1996

Retired guideline.


Plasmapheresis

September 1996

Retired and replaced by "Update: Plasmapheresis in Neurological Disorders" (January 2011).


Neuropsychological Testing of Adults

August 1996

Retired on July 28, 2006.


Neuroimaging in the Emergency Patient Presenting with Seizure

July 1996

Retired and replaced by "Reassessment: Neuroimaging in the Emergency Patient Presenting with Seizure" (October 2007).


Electronystagmography

June 1996

Retired on October 17, 2003.


Clinical Autonomic Testing

March 1996

Retired guideline


Brain SPECT

January 1996

Retired on February 1, 2002.


Determining Brain Death in Adults

May 1995

Retired and replaced by "Update: Determining Brain Death in Adults" (June 2010).


Practice Parameter for Diagnosis and Evaluation of Dementia

November 1994

Retired and replaced by "Diagnosis of Dementia: An Evidence-Based Review" (May 2001).


Practice Advisory on Selection of Patients with MS for Treatment with Betaseron

August 1994

Retired and replaced by "Disease Modifying Therapies in MS" (January 2002).


The Utility of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Headache in Patients with Normal Neurologic Examinations

July 1994

Retired and replaced by "Evidence-Based Guidelines in the Primary Care Setting: Neuroimaging in Patients with Nonacute Headache" (April 2000).


Electrodiagnostic Studies in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

November 1993

Retired and replaced by "Practice Parameter: Electrodiagnostic Studies in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome" (June 2002).


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

November 1993

Retired and replaced by "Electrodiagnostic Studies in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome" (June 2002). Developed in collaboration with the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


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