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  • The technology discussed in the guideline may be outdated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  • The guideline has been replaced by a more recent publication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 56 guidelines found

  1. Practice Advisory on the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Riluzole

    September 1997

    This statement was retired by the AAN Board of Directors on November 9, 2009.

  2. Assessment of Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy

    July 1997

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

  3. Silicone Breast Implants and Neurologic Disorders

    June 1997

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

  4. The Management of Concussion in Sports

    March 1997

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

  5. Genetic Testing Alert

    November 1996

    Retired guideline.

  6. Plasmapheresis

    September 1996

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

  7. Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Practice Advisory

    September 1996

    Retired on March 2, 2015

  8. Neuropsychological Testing of Adults

    August 1996

    Retired on July 28, 2006.

  9. Practice Parameter: A guideline for discontinuing antiepileptic drugs in seizure-free patients (Summary Statement)

    August 1996

    Retired on February 14, 2004.

  10. 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).

  11. Electronystagmography

    June 1996

    Retired on October 17, 2003.

  12. Clinical Autonomic Testing

    March 1996

    Retired guideline

  13. Brain SPECT

    January 1996

    Retired on February 1, 2002.

  14. Neurological Evaluation of Male Sexual Dysfunction

    December 1995

  15. Determining Brain Death in Adults

    May 1995

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

  16. Appropriate Use of Ergotamine and Dihydroergotamine (DHE) in the Treatment of Migraine and Status Migrainosus

    March 1995

    Retired on July 24, 2004.

  17. Practice Parameter for Diagnosis and Evaluation of Dementia

    November 1994

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

  18. 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).

  19. 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).

  20. Electrodiagnostic Studies in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    November 1993

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

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