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A quick review of: a great mobile ECG reference; a gout Dx tool; a contraception counseling aid; FPNotebook on mobile; and Klara.
Use this short test to gauge how much you’ve learned about a condition that needs more primary care involvement.
Can you spot the x-ray evidence to detect the suspected diagnosis?
Preventing further acute attacks and decreasing the tophi burden becomes a secondary goal.
Primary care can do more to help reduce gout morbidity, says a new review—plus 4 more studies on gout treatment and prevention.
The faster the attack is recognized and treated with medications, the easier it is to control.
Clinical presentation, history, and laboratory evaluation can make a diagnosis of gout, but crystal examination is the “gold standard.”
How to regulate “the king of diseases and the disease of kings” is this Patient Care Special Report's domain.
New evidence-based clinical practice guidelines offer some strong—and not so strong—recommendations for effective gout diagnosis and treatment.