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Guidelines

The Implementation of Targeted Temperature Management: An Evidence-Based Guideline from the Neurocritical Care Society

An evidence-based guideline from the Neurocritical Care Society.

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Guideline for Reversal of Antithrombotics in Intracranial Hemorrhage

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine.
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons affirm the educational benefit of this document.

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Prophylaxis of Venous Thrombosis in Neurocritical Care Patients

An Evidence-Based Guideline: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society.

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Evidence-based Guidelines for the Management of Large Hemispheric Infarction

A Statement for Health Care Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the German Society for Neuro-Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine.
Endorsed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) endorse the educational content of this scientific statement 2015.

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Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Status Epilepticus

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Position Statements

Recommendations For the Critical Care Management of Devastating Brain Injury: Prognostication, Psychosocial, and Ethical Management

A Position Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society.

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Consensus Statements

The Insertion and Management of External Ventricular Drains: An Evidence-based Consensus Statement

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society.

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Consensus Summary Statement of the International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring in Neurocritical Care

A statement for healthcare professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
Endorsed by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Latin American Brain Injury Consortium. This article is endorsed by the Japan Society of Neurological Emergency and Critical Care (JNE), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) and is being simultaneously published in Neurocritical Care and Intensive Care Medicine 2014.

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Critical Care Management of Patients Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Recommendations from the Neurocritical Care Society's Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference.

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Guidelines Endorsed by NCS

AAN

  • Practice Guideline: Reducing Brain Injury After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (View
  • Determining Brain Dealth in Adults (View)
  • Concussion in Sports Guideline (View

AAN & ACEP

  • Clinical Policy: Use of Intravenous tPA for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department (View

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

  • Guidelines for Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke (View)
  • Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Stroke: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals (View)
  • Guidelines for the Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (View)
  • Recommendations for the Management of Cerebral and Cerebellar Infarction with Swelling (View)

SNACC

  • Anesthetic Management of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke (View)

NCS Guidelines Committee, Endorsements and Partnership Requests

NCS Guidelines Committee

The NCS Guidelines Committee directs the development of specialty appropriate clinical practice guidelines, oversees internal and external review of documents requesting imprimatur of the society, and collaborates with other societies when endorsement or affirmation of content is requested. The Guidelines Committee also provides guidance on nomenclature and allocation of resources for new projects that seek NCS imprimatur, and/or could benefit from structure and oversight provided by the committee.

Responsibilities:

  • Determining topics suitable for guideline development

  • Assisting with document nomenclature

  • Identifying key content experts for selected topics

  • Facilitating development of clinical practice guidelines utilizing the GRADE approach

  • Managing internal and external peer review processes

  • Organizing expert panels to address controversial issues

  • Coordinating endorsements and collaborations with other societies

  • Determining document distribution through publication, presentation at national and international meetings, and other electronic communications

Partnership and Endorsement Requests

If you are interested in partnering with NCS or having your guideline endorsed by NCS, please send a formal request to info@neurocriticalcare.org