Gout and Hyperuricemia
1. Classify key symptoms, risk factors and presenting stages of gout in patients.
2. Conduct a differential diagnosis of gout to rule out other types of arthritis or underlying health conditions.
3. Utilize evidence-based diagnostic criteria for gout that includes the assessment of presenting symptoms in combination with laboratory and radiologic studies.
4. Construct treatment options for patients with gout that includes both pharmacologic therapy and educational strategies for lifestyle modification.
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Benjamin Paul Gilmer, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina, UNC-SIM MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program, Asheville, North Carolina
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