U.S. healthcare providers' experience with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

@article{Brett2014USHP,
  title={U.S. healthcare providers' experience with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.},
  author={Meghan E Brett and A F Hinckley and Emily C. Zielinski-Gutierrez and Paul S. Mead},
  journal={Ticks and tick-borne diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={404-8}
}
Surveillance indicates that tick-borne diseases are a common problem in the United States. Nevertheless, little is known regarding the experience or management practices of healthcare providers who treat these conditions. The purpose of the present study was to characterize the frequency of tick-borne diseases in clinical practice and the knowledge of healthcare providers regarding their management. Four questions about tick-borne diseases were added to the 2009 Docstyles survey, a nationally… CONTINUE READING