Message from the IFCN President
Though you might imagine that following the ICCN 2022 there might be a period of relative calm in IFCN activity, this has not been the case. Our new Education Committee, co-chaired by Lynn Liu and Paulo Kimaid, has been active finding new people to serve and thinking of future activities. The inaugural meeting of our Young Neurophysiologists Network (YNN) took place in Geneva at the ICCN. Its officers, chaired by Ricardo Kienitz are also developing ideas and would welcome others to their network. I hope there will be announcements from both of these in due course.
Our treasurer Aatif Husain has been working on our budget for next year with the new Finance Committee while also completing that of ICCN 2022. This arduous work goes on behind the scenes, but without it we would not function, so our thanks to them.
Professor Devon Rubin will present:
Unusual EMG Waveforms: Recognition and Significance
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 8:00 am EST (2:00 pm CET)
A thorough electrodiagnostic study relies on accurate interpretation of EMG waveforms recorded during needle electromyography. While common waveforms can readily be recognized and interpreted, some waveforms may be more difficult to identify. These unusual waveforms may be discharges that occur infrequently or common waveforms with unusual discharge patterns or morphologies. This masterclass will use multiple vignette and waveform examples, and interactive participation, to discuss identification and interpretation of unusual EMG waveforms.
The IFCN has two official journals Clinical Neurophysiology and Clinical Neurophysiology Practice.
Clinical Neurophysiology Journal
Volume 143 (November 2022)
Clinical Neurophysiology is the official journal of IFCN and its member Societies. It has been adopted as the official journal of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, the Czech Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, the Brazilian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology and the International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology.
Clinical Neurophysiology is dedicated to publishing scholarly reports on the pathophysiology underlying diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system of humans.
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Clinical Neurophysiology Practice Journal
Clinical Neurophysiology Practice (CNP) is a new Open Access journal that focuses on clinical practice issues in clinical neurophysiology including relevant new research, case reports or clinical series, normal values and didactic reviews. It complements Clinical Neurophysiology which focuses on innovative research in the specialty. It has a role in supporting established clinical practice, and an educational role for trainees, technicians and practitioners.
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Who We Are
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.
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