History

Promoting Education and Attainment of the Highest Level of Knowledge and Understanding of Clinical Neurophysiology

The International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) has member societies in 62 countries. The IFCN mission is to promote best practice in clinical neurophysiology through education and research throughout the world. And our vision is to improve healthcare worldwide by understanding the nervous system and optimizing the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders through clinical neurophysiology.

Wave Length and Action Potentials:  History of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (authors Marc R. Nuwer and Carl H. Lucking) has just been published by Elsevier.  Copies of this book were distributed to registrants at the ICCN2010 conference.   

Please see below for links to each section of the book.

CopyrightIV
PrefaceV-VI
AcknowledgmentsVII
Foreword to the 1983 Wave Length bookIX
Preface to the 1983 Wave Length bookXI
Chapter 1: 1947–1949 The founding yearspg. 3-10
Chapter 2: 1949–1953 President: H.H. Jasperpg. 11-14
Chapter 3: 1953–1957 President: W. Grey Walterpg. 15-17
Chapter 4: 1957–1961 President: Henri Gastautpg. 19-23
Chapter 5: 1961–1965 President: M.A.B. Brazierpg. 25-29
Chapter 6: 1965–1969 President: A. Rémondpg. 31-35
Chapter 7: 1969–1973 President: C. Ajmone Marsanpg. 37-40
Chapter 8: 1973–1977 President: W.A. Cobbpg. 41-45
Chapter 9: 1977–1981 President: R.G. Naquetpg. 47-51
Chapter 10: 1981–1985 President: Robert J. Ellingsonpg. 53-67
Chapter 11: 1985–1990 President: John E. Desmedtpg. 69-78
Chapter 12: 1990–1993 President: Jun Kimurapg. 79-92
Chapter 13: 1993–1997 President: Carl Lückingpg. 93-117
Chapter 14: 1997–2001 President: Marc R. Nuwerpg. 119-150
Chapter 15: 2001–2006 President: François Mauguièrepg. 151-179
Chapter 16: 2006–2010 President: Hiroshi Shibasakipg. 181-194
Appendix 1: International and Chapter Congress Series and Sitespg 197-198
Appendix 2: Federation Published Standards, Guidelines, Recommendations, and Reportspg. 199-205
Appendix 3: Handbook Series Bookspg. 207-211
Appendix 4: Supplement Series Books: Supplements to Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology and Supplements to Clinical Neurophysiologypg. 213-216
Appendix 5: List of IFCN Chapters and Member Societiespg. 217-218
Appendix 6: IFCN Chapter Officers and Meetingspg. 219-220
Appendix 7: Executive Committees of the International Federationpg. 221-224
Appendix 8: Honorary Fellows and Past-Presidentspg. 225
Appendix 9: Registration and Incorporation Documentspg. 227-229
Appendix 10: Federation Statutes and By-Lawspg. 231-265
Appendix 11: Historical Photographs of IFCN meetings, 1985–2010pg. 267-280
  
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