A prospective study of acute inpatient gout diagnoses and management in a tertiary hospital: the determinants and outcome of a rheumatology consultation.

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BACKGROUND Despite acute gout frequently complicating hospital admissions, diagnosis and management are variable. Rheumatology input may improve patient outcomes. AIM To examine acute episodes of inpatient gout in a tertiary hospital to determine (i) factors that may lead to rheumatology input being sought and (ii) the differences in outcomes when… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/imj.12541

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