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We have an in-house infrastructure to lead, promote and support the creation and methodological processes to produce evidence-based guidelines, critical tools to confront a rapidly changing health care environment. We provide the following forms of support to members of the specialty sections:

  • Refining an initial idea
  • Creating a multidisciplinary task force
  • Evidence tables development
  • Librarian and methodological support
  • Grading criteria for levels of evidence and recommendation
  • Assistance with writing, peer review, and endorsement by the CNS/AANS joint guidelines committee
  • Publication logistics/liaison with Neurosurgery®

CNS Guidelines Committee

The CNS Guidelines Committee is responsible for the review and approval of nominations to develop evidence-based guidelines, oversight of the guideline development task forces and methodological processes used to develop internally produced guidelines.

CNS/AANS Joint Guidelines Committee

The CNS/AANS joint guidelines committee is responsible for the evaluation of internally and externally produced clinical practice guidelines of potential relevance to neurosurgical practice and recommending approval or revisions before approval by the parent organizations (CNS executive committee and the AANS board of directors).

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Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (4th edition)

Brain Trauma Foundation
Externally Produced & Endorsed

Healthcare-associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis Guideline, 5th Edition

Infectious Disease Society of America
Externally Produced & Endorsed

Guidelines on the Management of Patients with Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and the AANS/CNS Tumor Section
Internally Produced & Endorsed

Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and the Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery
Internally Produced & Endorsed
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