Rees F, Doherty M. Patients with gout can be cured in primary care. Practitioner 2014;258 (1777) 15-19

Patients with gout can be cured in primary care

15 Dec 2014Pais-up subscribers

Gout is associated with comorbidities such as nephrolithiasis, chronic renal impairment, metabolic syndrome, depression and heart disease. It is also associated with increased mortality. Untreated gout can result in disabling irreversible peripheral joint damage and chronic usage-related pain. However, gout is curable.  [With external links to the evidence base]

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