Patients with gout adhere to curative treatment if informed appropriately: proof-of-concept observational study
Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, 06/26/2012
Rees F et al. – A predominantly nurse–led intervention including education, lifestyle advice and urate–lowering therapy (ULT) can successfully achieve the recommended treatment target in more than 9 out of 10 patients. Full explanation and discussion about the nature of gout and its treatment options and individualisation of management probably account for this success.