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.

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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.
Copyright IV
Preface V-VI
Acknowledgments VII
Foreword to the 1983 Wave Length book IX
Preface to the 1983 Wave Length book XI
Chapter 1: 1947–1949 The founding years pg. 3-10
Chapter 2: 1949–1953 President: H.H. Jasper pg. 11-14
Chapter 3: 1953–1957 President: W. Grey Walter pg. 15-17
Chapter 4: 1957–1961 President: Henri Gastaut pg. 19-23
Chapter 5: 1961–1965 President: M.A.B. Brazier pg. 25-29
Chapter 6: 1965–1969 President: A. Rémond pg. 31-35
Chapter 7: 1969–1973 President: C. Ajmone Marsan pg. 37-40
Chapter 8: 1973–1977 President: W.A. Cobb pg. 41-45
Chapter 9: 1977–1981 President: R.G. Naquet pg. 47-51
Chapter 10: 1981–1985 President: Robert J. Ellingson pg. 53-67
Chapter 11: 1985–1990 President: John E. Desmedt pg. 69-78
Chapter 12: 1990–1993 President: Jun Kimura pg. 79-92
Chapter 13: 1993–1997 President: Carl Lücking pg. 93-117
Chapter 14: 1997–2001 President: Marc R. Nuwer pg. 119-150
Chapter 15: 2001–2006 President: François Mauguière pg. 151-179
Chapter 16: 2006–2010 President: Hiroshi Shibasaki pg. 181-194
Appendix 1: International and Chapter Congress Series and Sites pg 197-198
Appendix 2: Federation Published Standards, Guidelines, Recommendations, and Reports pg. 199-205
Appendix 3: Handbook Series Books pg. 207-211
Appendix 4: Supplement Series Books: Supplements to Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology and Supplements to Clinical Neurophysiology pg. 213-216
Appendix 5: List of IFCN Chapters and Member Societies pg. 217-218
Appendix 6: IFCN Chapter Officers and Meetings pg. 219-220
Appendix 7: Executive Committees of the International Federation pg. 221-224
Appendix 8: Honorary Fellows and Past-Presidents pg. 225
Appendix 9: Registration and Incorporation Documents pg. 227-229
Appendix 10: Federation Statutes and By-Laws pg. 231-265
Appendix 11: Historical Photographs of IFCN meetings, 1985–2010 pg. 267-280