Motivations and Experiences of Canadians Seeking Treatment for Lyme Disease Outside of the Conventional Canadian Health-Care System.

TitleMotivations and Experiences of Canadians Seeking Treatment for Lyme Disease Outside of the Conventional Canadian Health-Care System.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsBoudreau CR, Lloyd VK, Gould ON
JournalJ Patient Exp.
Volume5
Start Page120
Issue2
Pagination120-126
Date Published06/2018
Keywordsalternative medicine, Canada, complementary medicine, Lyme diagnosis, Lyme disease, Lyme treatment, medical tourism, narratives, patient perspectives
Abstract

Many individuals with Lyme or Lyme-like diseases are deeply dissatisfied with the care received within the conventional Canadian health-care system and therefore felt both pushed and pulled to seek treatments either from international physicians using different treatment protocols or from alternative medicine providers in Canada.

URLhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29978028