Minneapolis Marriott City Center Minneapolis, Minnesota
The session will address the issues of living with hydrocephalus since childhood, including the subtle signs of shunt malfunction, over drainage or under drainage problems, and long-term complications. Participant will be able to identify the potential complications, signs and symptoms to look for should a complication arise, understand and anticipate medical changes, need and ongoing management of care when growing older with a chronic neurological condition. It was also provide strategies for documenting patterns to aid in communication with medical professionals. Even if you are a veteran of other introductory presentations, this primer will be a good review and will probably teach you a few things!