Guidelines Under Development

The AAN is currently developing guidelines on the following topics

Upcoming Public Comment for Guidelines in Development

Early Withdrawal of AEDs in Seizure Free Patients - Winter 2018

Acute Treatment of Pediatric Migraine - Winter 2018

Guidelines in Development 
Brain Injury and Death

Disorders of Consciousness (Update)

Prediction of outcome in comatose after cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Child Neurology

Treatment of Autism: Sleep disorders 

Treatment of Autism: Behavior 

Immunization and MS 

Treatment of Tics in Individuals with Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders 

Pharmacologic treatment of migraine headache in children (Update)

Neurologic Adverse Events Following Immunizations (Update)

Epilepsy and Seizures 

Efficacy and tolerability of new AED’s  (Update)

Timing of AED withdrawal in seizure-free patients with epilepsy

Women with epilepsy (Update) 


Amyloid imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosis of dementia

Movement Disorders 

Treatment of cerebellar motor dysfunction and ataxia

Treatment of Tics in Individuals with Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders

Treatment initiation for Parkinson Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Disease Modifying Therpy for Multiple Sclerosis (Update)

Immunization and Multiple Sclerosis

Neuromuscular Disorders

Thymectomy for autoimmune myasthenia gravis

Evaluation and management of myotonic muscular dystrophy

Other Neurology Topics

Treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy

Lyme Disease (Collaboration between AAN, ACR, and IDSA)

Use of epidural steroid injections to treat radicular lumbosacral pain (Update)

Neurologic Adverse Events Following Immunizations 

Stroke and Vascular 

Prevention of stroke in patients with clinically significant intracranial atherosclerosis

Reperfusion therapy for acute ischemic stroke 

Stroke prevention for patients with prior stroke and a patent foramen ovale (Update)