Conquer Chiari: A Patient's Guide To The Chiari Malformation

Conquer Chiari: A Patient's Guide To The Chiari Malformation

by Rick Labuda

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781434847003
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/07/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 570,679
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rick Labuda is the Founder and Executive Director of Conquer Chiari. As a Chiari patient himself, he knows firsthand the pain and frustration of dealing with this disease. As the Editor of Chiari & Syringomyelia News he has personally authored over 150 articles on Chiari and related topics, has communicated with more than 1,000 Chiari patients, and has interviewed many of the top neurosurgeons in the world.

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