ENLS is a copyrighted by The Neurocritical Care Society. The content of ENLS is based on the opinions of individual members and/or allied professionals as to what steps are important during the first hour of a neurological emergency. These protocols are designed to communicate common considerations and are not intended as guidelines or to establish the standard of care. Medical professionals who make individual patient care decisions do so on their own accord, and use of ENLS should be considered advisory only in that decision process. None of the ENLS authors, members of the Neurocritical Society, or individuals involved in the distribution of these materials can be found responsible for patient outcomes or injury.