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Gout: pathogenesis, clinical presentation and management

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 01 hr
  • Last updated: 2016
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module is aimed at dispelling the myths around this inflammatory condition and explores its pathogenesis, clinical presentation, risk factors and diagnosis. It also describes treatment options and lifestyle changes that can reduce the effects of this condition and the incidence of reoccurring episodes.

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Please note that information provided by RCNi Learning is not sufficient to ensure competence in the skill. Assessment of competence should take place in line with local practice. Practice should always align with local protocols and procedures, latest guidelines and any regulatory code. All modules should currently be viewed together with available national and local Covid-19 guidelines. For advice, go to www.rcn.org.uk/covid-19/rcn-position

Gail Burbage, Rheumatology consultant nurse, Circle Nottingham Hospital, Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre, Nottingham.


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