Brain Injury and Brain Death

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  1. Practice Guideline: Reducing Brain Injury After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    May 2017

    Current guideline. Endorsed by the Neurocritical Care Society.

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

    March 2013

    Current guideline. Reaffirmed on July 16, 2016. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Update: Determining Brain Death in Adults

    June 2010

    Current guideline. Reaffirmed on April 30, 2014, and April 25, 2017. 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.

  5. Prediction of Outcome in Comatose Survivors after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    July 2006

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

  6. 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.

  7. Assessment and Management of Patients in the Persistent Vegetative State

    May 1995

    Update in progress. Reaffirmed on July 28, 2006.

  8. Determining Brain Death in Adults

    May 1995

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



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