2017: Trauma Section donation funds development and implementation of free Guidelines App. Available for both Android and Apple phones, the CNS Guidelines App includes guideline recommendations and topic overviews for all CNS-produced guidelines in six specialty areas. Through the app, clinicians have immediate, at the point-of-care access to 16 guideline topics, with links to the full-text of the guideline.
2019: Guidelines App dissemination reaches 9,000 downloads by neurosurgeons around the world.
The CNS adheres to robust methodological processes to ensure the publication of high quality, evidence-based guidelines that clinicians can rely on. Currently, the CNS produces guidelines in the subspecialty topic areas of Pain, Pediatrics, Spine, Stereotactic/Functional, Trauma, and Tumor.
If you or your organization are interested in learning more about supporting the CNS Guidelines Initiative, please contact Courtney Johnson, Director of Foundation & Giving, to learn about specific standards and policies for supporting medical guidelines.