Facing Chiari can be an overwhelming experience. Most people have never heard of Chiari, so when they or a loved one are diagnosed, they are thrown into a confusing world of tests and medical jargon without knowing what to do or expect. In the midst of this whirlwind, patients are faced with having to make important decisions with profound consequences. Based on hundreds of published medical studies combined with the author’s personal experience, A Patient’s Guide takes readers through the different stages of dealing with Chiari, and provides the information and tools necessary for people to take charge of their health care and make informed, intelligent decisions.
Audience: Parent, Professional