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Practice Guidelines

Lyme disease: summary of NICE guidance

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1261 (Published 12 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1261
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Antibiotic choices when treating Lyme disease

A visual summary summarises latest NICE guidance

Re: Lyme disease: summary of NICE guidance

Since NICE Lyme Disease Guidelines have been published the World Health Organisation has updated the ICD codes (International classification of Diseases). The 11th revision

Several Lyme Disease Conditions that were ignored by NICE are accepted by WHO and were voted for by our Government representatives. What does the Dept of Health intend to do to help Doctors and Consultants implement these codes?

Reference
PRESS RELEASE: Ground Breaking Recognition of Lyme Borreliosis in 11th International Classification of Diseases
August 1, 2018. Contact Jenna Luché-Thayer

Competing interests: No competing interests

03 August 2018
Joanne Drayson
Retired Civil Servant
Guildford