'To reduce the potential for inadequate care and assist successful outcomes, physicians need greater knowledge of insidious, intransigent Borrelia burgdorferi.
Without definitive tests, a definitive cure can not be known.
Therefore, while medicine unravels the intricacies of Lyme disease and the coinfections that may accompany it, physicians must have flexibility to treat patients to the best of their ability.
As long as controversy over Lyme disease treatment continues, physicians should be guided by nothing more, and nothing less, than their patient's response to intervention and the principles of informed consent, especially when standard treatment fails.132'
The above is an extract from 'A Patient Looks at Lyme Disease and Guidelines' found here
originaly posted on Lyme Works blog here