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Clinical Briefs for Friday, January 31

U.S. life expectancy goes up for the first time since 2014 … FDA to review skin patch therapy for Alzheimer’s … U.S. outperforms peers in flu vaccination among seniors, underperforms in other healthcare measures … Blood pressure drug tied to lower gout risk

Clinical Challenges and Renal Considerations in Managing Gout: Part II

Clinical Challenges and Renal Considerations in Managing Gout: Part II – EXPIRED

This is part II of a three-part series of case-based articles on optimal, evidence-based approaches to the management of gout, an inflammatory arthritis that over the past two decades has doubled in prevalence in the United States. Here, management approaches are outlined for a patient with stage 3 chronic kidney disease and hypertension. He presents with an acute gout flare—an occurrence that is becoming more frequent.

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