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Frankly Speaking CME 257

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Recommendations for the Treatment of Gout - Frankly Speaking EP 257Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-C
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

Gout is a common condition seen in primary care, and the incidence and prevalence continue to rise. Despite previous recommendations from the American College of Rheumatology, urate-lowering therapy is still underused. Listen to this episode for a concise overview of the American College of Rheumatology’s updates for the management of gout and walk away with a clear understanding of the first-line treatment options for acute gout flares.

Episode references and resource links: 

  • Management of Gout: Update from the American College of Rheumatology. Dakkak, M., Lanney, H. Am Fam Physician. 2021 Aug ;104(2):209-210.
  • 2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout. Fitzgerald, J. D. et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). June 2020;72(6):744–760 [published corrections appear in Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020;72(8):1187, and Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021;73(3):458]
     

     

     

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Release Date: 1/3/2022

Expiration Date: 1/3/2023

Learning Objectives

  • Identify criteria for initiating urate-lowering therapy for patients with gout
  • Discuss pharmacotherapy options for the treatment of acute gout
  • Review lifestyle or medication modifications that may affect the recurrence of gout
     

 

Faculty

Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C

Assistant Professor, Department of PA Studies, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Frank J. Domino, MD

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Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C

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Recommendations for the Treatment of Gout - Frankly Speaking EP 257

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