Gout: Diagnosis and Management of Gouty Arthritis and Hyperuricemia

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Professional Communications, 2011 - Medical - 272 pages
Gout: Diagnosis and Management of Gouty Arthritis and Hyperuricemia; provides an overview of gout and its etiology, along with specific information about clinical features and diagnosis of gout. Management of acute gouty arthritis is covered in detail, as well as dietary and nonpharmacologic treatment approaches. Pharmacologic uric acid-lowering therapy is detailed, and therapeutic algorithms are provided to assist in formulating a disease management plan. Updated 2nd edition reflects the FDA approval of pegloticase and developments from the ACR 2010 annual meeting. Numerous 4-color illustrations are utilized to convey key concepts.

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Robert Terkeltaub, MD is Rheumatology Section Chief, San Diego VA Medical Center, Interim Chief of the Division of Rheumatology Allergy and Immunology, Rheumatology Training Program Director, and Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego. N. Lawrence Edwards, MD is Rheumatology Section Chief, Gainesville VA Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Florida, Gainesville.

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