British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology 

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Welcome to the BSCN home page

The BSCN is a medical charity whose aims, set out in our articles of association, are:

"to promote and encourage for the public benefit the

science and practice of clinical neurophysiology and

related sciences"

About Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical Neurophysiology is an allied specialty to Neurology, with close associations with all Neuroscience departments. It is primarily an investigative speciality; using computer, electrical, magnetic and electronic means of recording the function of the brain, spinal cord, spinal roots, peripheral nerves and muscle to diagnose disorders of the function of the nervous system.

Dependent on the local needs and subspecialty interests of the medical staff, Clinical Neurophysiology may be used to monitor function during surgical operations on the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve. It also has roles in the monitoring of the progress of disease, and the effects of therapy, working in conjunction with the clinician in charge of a patient to define the most appropriate management.

Finally, dependent again on needs, interests and time resources, Clinical Neurophysiologists may carry out Neurological clinics in relation to subspecialty interests – for example for epilepsy and neuromuscular clinics, providing diagnosis, investigation and management.

If you are interested in a career in clinical neurophysiology we have a page with some information

                                                 

 

BSCN Events

10th Triennial Wadham College Course
27 Mar 2017 00:00 - 31 Mar 2017 00:00
The society's triennial residential teaching course, incorporating the Spring scientific meeting on the Friday
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2017 Spring Scientific Meeting
31 Mar 2017 09:00 - 31 Mar 2017 17:00
Wadham College Oxford
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2017 Summer Scientific Meeting
14 Jul 2017 09:00 - 14 Jul 2017 17:00
The Summer meeting will be held at 'The Edge' Sheffield
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