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Opioids

More than 28% of patients with acute gout who were discharged from an ED received an opioid prescription, even though there are other treatment options. ... Opioids are commonly used for the management of acute gout, despite the availability of effective
July 2019

Easing the pain of acute gout

The red, hot, swollen joints that signal acute gout attacks are nothing new to most hospitalists. ... O’Dell said. A patient's history can provide the first clues to diagnosing an acute gout attack.
April 2012

Clinical practice guideline for acute gout recommends corticosteroids, NSAIDs, low-dose colchicine

Physicians should use corticosteroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or colchicine to treat patients with acute gout, according to a new clinical practice guideline. ... The guideline on management of acute gout was published online Nov.
November 2016

Podagra

I am intrigued to learn that gout was first described by the Egyptians in 2640 B.C. ... rich food and excessive alcohol consumption, as well as gout's tendency to occur in older men.
April 2012

Internationally developed gout guidelines seek to improve clinical practice

1. Identification of monosodium urate crystals should be performed to definitively diagnose gout; if not possible, a diagnosis of gout can be supported by classical clinical features (such as podagra, tophi, ... 3. Treat acute gout with low-dose
January 2014

MKSAP quiz on gout

The differential diagnosis of acute monoarticular arthritis includes gouty arthritis, fracture, and Lyme disease. ... Although highly suggestive of gout, radiographic abnormalities are not diagnostic of this condition and are usually absent in a first
April 2012

Cases from Maine Medical Center

Treating acute gouty arthritis in patients with advanced CKD is challenging, since first-line agents such as colchicine and NSAIDs are contraindicated. ... While less common than recurrent acute gouty arthritis, tophus formation can be the first
November 2015

Recent Research

1. Identification of monosodium urate crystals should be performed to definitively diagnose gout; if not possible, a diagnosis of gout can be supported by classical clinical features (such as podagra, tophi, ... 3. Treat acute gout with low-dose
May 2014

Letter from the Editor

Some of this issue's topics include the role of localized fungi in pneumonia, identification and treatment of acute gout, and fluid management in sepsis. ... Gout is not always identified properly in the hospital setting, either, experts say.
April 2012

Know your tests to evaluate rheumatic diseases

There's really not much reason to get a serum urate when evaluating a patient who has acute arthritis, thinking that that will help you say it's gout or not ... gout.”. He outlined what he called a “1-drop” approach to evaluating synovial fluid for
June 2015

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