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Key questions on gout

Module summary

Dr Colin Pease, rheumatology and general medicine consultant, answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on prophylactic treatment, treatment for acute gout and efficacy of dietary modification in reducing the frequency of attacks.  

Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest in treating gout, including:

  • What target level of uric acid to aim for with allopurinol
  • When to consider colchicine 
  • Drugs that precipitate gout
  • When to use joint aspiration
Author

Dr Colin Pease is a rheumatology  consultant at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Date module published
10/04/2017
Module due for review
10/04/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
good
michael Tan
18.09.2017.
good
Jeyarany Tharmaratnam
14.09.2017.
Concise and helpful.
Russell Hardman
11.09.2017.
comprehensive
AVTAR NIJJAR
01.09.2017.
good
DR Colin Tourle
01.09.2017.