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Definition of
Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical Neurophysiology is a medical specialty, or sub-speciality, concerned with function and dysfunction of the nervous system, caused by disorders of brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerve and muscle, using physiological and imaging techniques to measure nervous system activity. When interpreted in relation to the clinical presentation of patients, data from these techniques can either diagnose, or assist in the diagnosis of, neurological conditions and quantify, monitor and follow progression of such conditions. Clinical Neurophysiology also encompasses physiological methods for therapy of neurological and psychiatric disorders.


Education / Research

One mission of the IFCN is to promote the application of conventional or novel neurophysiological techniques as scientific tools to increase knowledge, to provide new information, or to solve existing problems.


Latest Articles

The list below contains the articles from Clinical Neurophysiology in 2016 cited most in 2017.

July 2016
Ultrasound pattern sum score, homogeneity score and regional nerve enlargement index for differentiation of demyelinating inflammatory and hereditary neuropathies 
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November 2016
Animal models of transcranial direct current stimulation: Methods and mechanisms
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April 2016
Subthalamic nucleus phase-amplitude coupling correlates with motor impairment in Parkinson's disease
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June 2016
Interictal high-frequency oscillations generated by seizure onset and eloquent areas may be differentially coupled with different slow waves
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January 2016
Multiple sessions of transcranial direct current stimulation and upper extremity rehabilitation in stroke: A review and meta-analysis
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February 2016
A technical guide to tDCS and related non-invasive brain stimulation tools
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The IFCN gratefully acknowledges the following statement on Neonatal Seizure Classification 2018, organized by Monika Eisermann. 

Call for Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Neurophysiology Practice

The IFCN is pleased to announce the winner of the IFCN Training in Africa Scholarship for 2018!

The New Extended International 10-20 System of the IFCN...                    






The IFCN is keen to develop partnerships with likeminded organizations in education, training, and in research and its governance.

Latest Jobs

Department of Clinical Neurophysiology of the University of Gottingen
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Director, Clinical Neuroelectrophysiology and Cognitive Research Laboratory
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The International Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ICNS) is a Society formed by the IFCN for individual members from countries that do not have an affiliated Clinical Neurophysiology Society. For more information, please click here.