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Review article: Biomedical intelligence

Vol. 146 No. 3536 (2016)

Guidelines for the treatment of gout: a Swiss perspective

  • Heloise Wüthrich
  • Fahad Alromaih
  • Alexander So
DOI
https://doi.org/10.4414/smw.2016.14341
Cite this as:
Swiss Med Wkly. 2016;146:w14341
Published
28.08.2016

Abstract

Gout is a common condition and its management is suboptimal. A number of guidelines on the management of gout have been published in the last decade by professional societies with the aim of informing the physician of the recommended therapeutic strategies and the treatment options. We have tried to synthesize the current recommendations and to highlight some challenges that still need to be resolved in clinical practice in Switzerland.

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