Brain Injury and Brain Death

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Summary of Evidence-based Guideline Update: Evaluation and Management of Concussion in Sports

March 2013

Current guideline. Endorsed by the American Football Coaches Association, the Child Neurology Society, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the National Association of Emergency Medical Service Physicians, the National Association of School Psychologists, the National Athletic Trainers Association, the National Football League Players Association, the National High School Coaches Association, and the Neurocritical Care Society. The authors gratefully acknowledge external advisory committee members Dr. John DiFiori, Dr. Paul McCrory, Dr. Ann McKee, and Dr. Margot Putukian for their participation in the development of this guideline. Download the AAN’s Concussion Quick Check app to your smartphone or tablet to find a neurologist near you and consult concussion laws in your state.

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Assessment Scales for Disorders of Consciousness: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Clinical Practice and Research

December 2010

Developed by the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Affirmed by the AAN.

Update: Determining Brain Death in Adults

June 2010

Current guideline. Reaffirmed on April 30, 2014. Endorsed by the American College of Radiology, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations, the Child Neurology Society, the Neurocritical Care Society, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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Prediction of Outcome in Comatose Survivors after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

July 2006

This guideline is under update. It was last reaffirmed on October 17, 2009.

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Antiepileptic Drug Prophylaxis in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

January 2003

Current guideline. Reaffirmed on July 28, 2006, October 17, 2009, July 13, 2013 and January 23, 2016.

Assessment and Management of Patients in the Persistent Vegetative State

May 1995

Update in progress. Reaffirmed on July 28, 2006.

Determining Brain Death in Adults

May 1995

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

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