Circularity at the IDSA

The IDSA contends that its Lyme Guidelines are not to be used as a mandatory treatment protocol. However, this does not bear true in practice.

IDSA’s assertion that the guidelines are not mandatory is at odds with two practical realities: IDSA members testify against physicians who fail to comply with the IDSA Lyme guidelines, and IDSA opposes state legislation designed to protect its competitors from unprofessional conduct actions based on those guidelines


The Infectious Diseases Society of America Lyme guidelines: a cautionary tale about the development of clinical practice guidelines

by Lorraine Johnson and Raphael Stricker | PEHM | June 9, 2010

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