practice parameter

practice parameter

A guideline published by a panel of experts or reviewers to help health care professionals provide patient care based on the best current evidence and/or academic or professional consensus.
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He is also in the Member Division of Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children's Hospital in Montreal, Quebec Canada as well as Chair on the Ethics Committee and Global Developmental Delay Practice Parameter Subcommittee for the Child Neurology Society.
Kelly, co-author of the ANN's Practice Parameter on the Management of Concussion in Sports.
In 2006 the American Academy of Sleep Medicine published a practice parameter on the medical therapy of obstructive sleep apnea that endorsed modafinil as a standard recommendation for this indication (Sleep 2006;29:1031-5).
The new guideline replaces the 1996 AAP practice parameter for the neurodiagnostic evaluation of healthy infants and children 6-60 months of age who have had a simple febrile seizure and who present for evaluation within 12 hours of the event (Pediatrics 1996;97:769-72).
Practice parameter for the use of stimulant medications in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.
The American Academy of Neurology Practice Parameter guideline states, "Cholinesterase inhibitors should be considered in patients with mild to moderate AD .
In 2000, the panel's report was adopted as a practice parameter by the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society.
Practice parameter update: management issues for women with epilepsy--focus on pregnancy (an evidence-based review): vitamin K, folic acid, blood levels, and breastfeeding: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee and Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended in its 1996 practice parameter for the neurodiagnostic evaluation of children with a first simple febrile seizure (FSFS) that lumbar puncture be strongly considered for infants younger than 12 months and that it be considered for those aged between 12 and 18 months who present within 12 hours of the event.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has released an updated version of its 10-year-old practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The documents include a draft practice advisory statement that was developed by an ASA practice parameter task force and an update to ASA members written by ASA President, Eugene P.
Researchers at the Seizure Disorder Center of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, compared data for patients seen in the center's epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) before and after the American Academy of Neurology issued a practice parameter recommending referral for epilepsy surgery evaluation for patients who failed appropriate trials of first-line antiepileptic drugs (Neurology 2003;60:538-47).