Watson, L, Muller, SN ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6645-5751 and Roddy, E ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8699-0735 (2019) Primary Care Diagnosis of Gout Compared to a Primary Care Diagnostic Rule for Gout and to Classification Criteria. Journal of Rheumatology, 46 (7).

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Abstract

We read with interest the recent study by Dehlin and colleagues1, investigating the validity of a gout diagnosis in primary care. We have also investigated how a primary care diagnosis of gout compares to a primary care diagnostic rule for gout and to classification criteria. Our objective was to determine the proportion of patients with a primary care diagnosis of gout who fulfilled the primary care diagnostic rule by Janssens, et al for acute gouty arthritis2 and the 1977 American Rheumatism Association (ARA) criteria for the classification of acute arthritis of primary gout3.

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Additional Information: The final published version of this article can be accessed online at http://www.jrheum.org/content/early/2019/07/10/jrheum.190495
Uncontrolled Keywords: gout; primary care; diagnosis
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Primary Care Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2019 09:18
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2019 09:18
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/6589

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