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Conquering Lyme Disease
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Acknowledgments
Preface
Basic Terminology
1. What Is Lyme Disease?
2. The Early History and Epidemiologic Surveillance
3. What Are the Symptoms and Signs of Lyme Disease?
4. What Do the Diagnostic Tests Tell Us?
5. The Great Divide and the Lyme Wars
6. Why Would Symptoms Persist After Antibiotic Treatment?
7. What Are the Treatments for Lyme Disease?
8. Other Tick-Borne Infections
9. What Other Non-infectious Diseases Cause Lyme-Like Symptoms?
10. Lyme Disease Prevention and Transmission
11. Suggestions to the Patient Seeking Evaluation or Treatment
12. The Experience of the Patient with Chronic Symptoms
13. Frequently Asked Questions
14. The Good News Emerging from Lyme Disease Research
Generic (Brand) Drug Names
Glossary of Terms
References
Index

About the Author

Brian A. Fallon is director of the Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center at the Columbia University Medical Center. Jennifer Sotsky is a physician with a specialty in narrative medicine. She is a resident at Columbia University Medical Center.

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Lyme disease is a more complicated and nuanced illness than has been previously recognized. Fallon and Sotsky's experience with the neuropsychological manifestations of Lyme, combined with their insights into the current patient experience, make this book a significant addition to the literature. A well-organized, comprehensive treatment of Lyme disease and the associated issues that patients face. -- John Aucott, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Lyme Disease Research Center

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