Clinical Pearl of the Month – Gout Treatment in 49-year-old Chinese American man

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Medicine, Urgent Care

Gout Case - 49-year-old chinese-american man with gout

Gout Treatment of a 49-year-old Chinese-American ManClinical Pearls of Wisdom Q&A CaseGout affects 8.3 million Americans according to NHANES 2007–2008, roughly 3.9% of the U.S. population. Gout has significant impact on physical function, productivity, health-related quality of life and health care costs. Compared to whites, racial/ethnic minorities have higher prevalence of gout and there is a wide variation in the … Read More