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  PGMDE Hospital Appointments - Clinical Neurophysiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clinical Neurophysiology is a diagnostic specialty which encompasses the use of electroencephalography (EEG), electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), and evoked potentials (EP) to assess function in the nervous system.
Competence in Clinical Neurophysiology is underpinned by understanding of a wide range of relevant clinical conditions, as well as basic science, technology, electronics and data processing.
Many medical and surgical specialities utilise Clinical Neurophysiology, and background knowledge/experience of neurology, paediatrics, neurosurgery, orthopaedics and ophthalmology is particularly desirable.
www.cf.ac.uk /pgmde/jobs/specialties/clinical_neurophysiology/index_html   (701 words)

 ACNS Inservice Exam in Clinical Neurophysiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In February, 2006, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (formerly the American EEG Society) will offer the seventh annual in-service examination assessing knowledge of clinical neurophysiology of the central nervous system.
The examination will cover basic neurophysiology relevant for the understanding of clinical neurophysiology tests, technical aspects of physiological recording and testing methodology, and interpretation of tests with regard to neurological and general medical disease.
Clinical Neurophysiology training program directors, in particular, will find this examination to be a useful formal method of trainee assessment.
www.acns.org /Inservice.html   (274 words)

 ICH/GOS Clinical Neurophysiology Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In these circumstances, the EEG is usually grossly abnormal, with bursts of activity separated by periods of relative inactivity (so-called "burst-suppression").
A similar EEG picture is often seen in the rather more common clinical picture of a child who develops multiple types of seizures within the first few days (often the first few hours) of life.
The clinical prognosis for normal cerebral development is usually very poor.
www.ich.ucl.ac.uk /units/cln_case.htm   (557 words)

 Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology
There is growing evidence that defects in the metabolism of this compound may be the cause of the other diseases.
One of the unique features of this book is that it includes detailed discussions of both the basic biochemistry of the cofactor and the clinical fields that were illuminated by the basic work.
More in particular, the book discusses the clinical principles, human factors, and technological issues associated with the use of virtual reality for assessment and treatment in neuro-psycho-physiology.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /ejournals/JCN/ncn-mirror/abstracts/003/books.html   (1183 words)

 Henry Ford Health System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Neurophysiology Fellowship program is also known as a Neurophysiology Residency program because completion qualifies the resident to sit for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology board examination.
Neurophysiology fellows must maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times while exhibiting sensitivity to the diversity represented in our patient population.
The Henry Ford Hospital Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship consists of two tracks, Neuromuscular/EMG and Epilepsy/EEG.  Fellows in each track receive comprehensive instruction in the neuroanatomical, neurochemical, and neurophysiologic foundations of clinical neurophysiology.
www.henryfordhealth.org /body.cfm?id=44860   (1235 words)

 Neurology in Clinical Practice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The increasing availability of such tools in daily clinical work, together with the broad understanding of computers amongst all staff, means that patients can now benefit from investigations of known specificity and sensitivity.
Techniques In Clinical Neurophysiology - A Practical Manual provides a comprehensive guide for practicing neurotechnologists and those working towards higher qualifications, clinical scientists - including neurophysiologists and neuropsychologists - and is relevant to biomedical engineers involved in design of equipment.
The Pocket Companion to Neurology in Clinical Practice, 4th Edition is a rewritten, condensed version of all the material in the new fourth edition of Neurology in Clinical Practice.
www.nicp.com /relatedtitles.cfm   (497 words)

 MRB: Clinical Neurophysiology of Epilepsy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This study presents epilepsy within a comprehensive clinical neurophysiological framework, with reference to the dramatic developments in EEG technology and related neurodiagnostic approaches.
Clinical Neurophysiology, Electroencephalography, Epilepsy Fellowship - Arizona Clinical Neurophysiology, Electroenceph-alography, Epilepsy Fellowship Department and Faculty Curriculum Admissions...
SIU Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship - Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Springfield, IL Purpose: This fellowship provides comprehensive post-graduate training in the practice of...
www.medical-research-books.com /mrb-books-reviewed/0444812415.html   (403 words)

 The American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (theABCN.org)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) is the member board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) which is responsible for administration of the examination for competence in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology.
ABPP is the senior parent board for the profession of psychology and was established in 1947, with ABCN being incorporated in 1981.
Once an individual passes the ABCN examination and becomes board certified in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology, they then usually join the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN), which is restricted to board certified Clinical Neuropsychologists.
www.theabcn.org   (172 words)

 JCHMT - Clinical Neurophysiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clinical Neurophysiology offers an exciting and varied career within the neurosciences for those interested in combining considerable patient contact with technical and computing skills.
It is primarily a diagnostic speciality concerned with recording electrical activity from the nervous system to aid the diagnosis, classification and management of neurological disease, and increasingly to identify surgically remediable conditions such as nerve entrapments.
Once the studies, intended to assess the validity of the methods, are complete the methods will be introduced as a regular form of trainee assessment for use as appropriate, within specialist training as part of a 'menu' of assessment methods.
www.jchmt.org.uk /clinneuro/index.asp   (500 words)

 Clinical Neurophysiology
The clinical neurophysiologic examination is an extension of a neurologic consultation, not just a set of laboratory tests.
It does not only verify or exclude a clinical suspicion but also gives precise definition of site, type and degree of lesion and reveal abnormalities that are clinically uncertain, silent or unsuspected.
However, in the Scandinavian countries and Great Britain, the departments of clinical neurophysiology are usually independent laboratores run by specialists in CN.
www.neurofys.uu.se /v2/index.php?lnk=docs/whatis   (573 words)

 JCHMT - Clinical Neurophysiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The trainee should acquire competence in the technical aspects of clinical neurophysiology including electronics, physics, statistics, the assessment of recording equipment, detection of faults in equipment, and the use of computers for word processing, databases and the graphical presentation of data.
The trainee should be competent in the application of safety measures relevant to clinical neurophysiology, including the sterilization of equipment and other measures to prevent infection, electrical safety and the use of toxic substances.
Publications from the American EEG Society in the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology* Publications from the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine in Muscle and Nerve* The syllabuses and guidelines, which are published from time to time by these authorities, are particularly recommended and have been drawn upon in the production of this manual.
www.jchmt.org.uk /clinneuro/curr_clinNP.asp   (5385 words)

 Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
The Clinical Neurophysiology Program seeks to provide rigorous training in all aspects of clinical neurophysiology, encompassing pathophysiologic basis of neurologic disease, the scientific basis of neurophysiologic diagnosis, and the clinical practice of neurodiagnostic studies including electroencephalography, evoked potentials, neuromuscular studies, and neurophysiologic monitoring.
Training in Clinical Neurophysiology includes the six Core Competencies: (a) compassionate, effective, and appropriate patient care, (b) medical knowledge, (c) practice-based learning and improvement, (d) interpersonal and communication skills, (e), professionalism, and (f) systems-based practice.
In addition, the trainee should establish a sufficiently in-depth knowledge of at least one of the disciplines of clinical neurophysiology (e.g., epilepsy or peripheral neurology) to be able to train others in this area, and to contribute to the state of the art through clinical or basic research.
www-users.med.cornell.edu /~jdvicto/cnpfeleg.html   (574 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Clinical Neurophysiology: Emg, Nerve Conduction and Evoked Potentials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The theory and practice of clinical neurophysiology and its applications.
This is part of a 2-volume work in which the authors treat the three main branches of clinical neurophysiology - peripheral neurophysiology, evoked potentials and electroencephalography - in a consistent and integrated way with emphasis on a clear exposition of practical details of how and why each investigation is done.
Their aim is that the reader should understand exactly how to choose and to undertake appropriate investigations, and how to interpret the findings in the light of the latest evidence-based studies.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0750611839?v=glance   (572 words)

 AKU- Clinical Neurophysiology & Electrodiagnostic Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fellowship Programme in Clinical Neurophysiology was initiated in November 1998.
The fellow is required to choose and complete an original research project relevant to the field of Clinical Neurophysiology within the two-year period.
The Programme Director, Dr. Nadir Ali Syed is Board certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine (by the ABEM) and Clinical Neurophysiology (by the ABPN) and the Chief Technologist, Mustafa Khan, is certified by ECNE and HNC of UK.
www.aku.edu /pgme/clinneurophysiology.shtml   (637 words)

 Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship - Department of Neurology in the Medical School at the University of Minnesota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fellows who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for the sub-specialty board examination in Clinical Neurophysiology (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology), as well as the EMG boards (American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine) and EEG boards (American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology).
Each week, there are several regular neurophysiology conferences which are attended by all CNP fellows in the program, irrespective of their clinical rotation.
The Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Training Program faculty is comprised of specialists in the Neuromuscular/EMG, Epilepsy/EEG/EP, and Sleep Medicine Units in the Neurology department at the University of Minnesota and affiliated teaching hospitals (UMMC, HCMC, VAMC).
www.med.umn.edu /neurology/education/residency/CNP.html   (868 words)

 Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program - Rochester
The purpose of Mayo Clinic's Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program is to provide academic and clinical educational opportunities so individuals can develop the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes necessary to become competent technologists.
The Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-END) and the Commision on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Mayo Clinic’s Division of Clinical Neurophysiology requires its technologists to take at least one of the certifying examinations within two years of graduation.
www.mayo.edu /mshs/cnt-cnt.html   (629 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Clinical Neurophysiology (Contemporary Neurology Series, 46)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All the authors are heavily involved in the teaching of clinical neurophysiology to residents in neurology, neurosurgery and physical medicine, and to poet-residency fellows in EEG, EMG, autonomic disorder, sleep disorders, peripheral nerve diseases, and muscle diseases.
The clinical problems in which each of the clinical neurophysiologic approaches can add to the diagnosis and management of neurologic disease are detailed, especially the assessment of clinical symptom complexes with electroencephalography (EEG).
Three sections include fundamentals of clinical neurophysiology, assessment of diseases by techniques, and applications of the techniques.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0803600739?v=glance   (705 words)

 Neurophysiology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neurophysiology is a part of physiology as a science, which is concerned with the study of the nervous system.
It is closely connected with psychology, neurology, clinical neurophysiology, electrophysiology, ethology, higher nervous activity and other sciences.
This page was last modified 01:02, 20 August 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Neurophysiology   (62 words)

 Elsevier.com - Neurophysiologie Clinique / Clinical Neurophysiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology publishes general reviews, update articles, short communications and letters to the Editor relevant to the subject matter covered by the journal, for the neurophysiological investigation of the central and peripheric nervous system and of the muscle, relating to normal or pathological subject and animals.
Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology addresses all researchers and clinicians in the field of the nervous system: classical and numerical, dipole source localisation, evoked potentials, sleep and neuromuscular electrophysiology.
Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology is published under the auspices of the French speaking Société de Neurophysiologie Clinique.
www.elsevier.com /inca/publications/store/5/0/5/8/1/8   (276 words)

 American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology - Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology (AACN) was established in 1985 by a group of neuroscientists interested in the physiology of the central and peripheral nervous systems and concerned about the fragmentation of clinical neurophysiology into distinct subspecialty areas.
AACN, therefore, remains dedicated to fostering the development of all fields of clinical neurophysiology and to updating its members on new developments in the specialty and in related areas of basic science.
It is in the spirit of the integration of basic and clinical neurosciences and the various fields of neurophysiology that the Academy will continue to grow.
www.aacnonline.com   (239 words)

 Directory - Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Neurology: Clinical Neurophysiology
Clinical Neurophysiology on the Internet  · iweb · cached · A collection of links to clinical neurophysiology.
International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology  · iweb · cached · Non-profit world-wide federation of clinical neurophysiologists.
Pittsburgh Medical Center  · cached · Center for Clinical Neurophysiology (CCN) provides diagnostic testing through a number of member and associated laboratories, intraoperative monitoring at hospitals throughout the tri-state region, and continuous intensive care unit monitoring at these hospitals' ICUs.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=83459   (148 words)

 U of L Neurology/ Academics/ Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
They are also expected to teach students and residents in the clinics, give presentations in the clinical neurophysiology course and participate in the journal clubs.
Outpatient Subspecialty Clinic is located in a different building within a couple blocks of the University Hospital, and is equipped with three EMG machines, an EEG and EP machine, and a special procedure room for nerve and muscle biopsy.
The faculty are involved in clinical trials in epilepsy, sleep disorders, stroke, polyneuropathy and movement disorders.
www.louisville.edu /medschool/neuro/academics/fellowship/fellow_2.html   (958 words)

 Clinical Neurophysiology Health, Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clinical Neurophysiology on the Internet A collection of links to clinical neurophysiology.
International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology Non-profit world-wide federation of clinical neurophysiologists.
Pittsburgh Medical Center Center for Clinical Neurophysiology (CCN) provides diagnostic testing through a number of member and associated laboratories, intraoperative monitoring at hospitals throughout the tri-state region, and continuous intensive care unit monitoring at these hospitals' ICUs.
www.indiapolicyinstitute.org /aW5kXzgzNDU5.aspx   (162 words)

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The objective of the Belgian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (formerly, Belgian Society of EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology) is to promote all methods of functional assessment of the nervous system.
The Society is open to all disciplines of fundamental and clinical neurosciences: neurology, neuropediatrics, psychiatry, revalidation medicine, ophthalmology, NTO, psychology.
Finally, as a member of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN), the Belgian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology is playing an active role in the international life of Clinical Neurophysiology and, in return, takes advantage of the IFCN support.
www.neuro.be /bscn/page.asp?lang=en&mod=home&page=index   (252 words)

 Clinical Neurophysiology -- Research Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We also undertaking pilot studies in using QEEG techniques to examine how the brain processes information outside of conscious awareness, for example, in the course of listening to music or watching advertisements.
We have undertaken open-label studies in which patients receive "care as usual," as well as controlled clinical trials using double-masked placebo controlled designs and specific antidepressant medications.
A number of our projects are currently enrolling subjects who live in the Los Angeles area, and more information can be obtained by calling our study hotline at (310) 825-3351.
www.npi.ucla.edu /center/qeeg/research.html   (833 words)

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