Developing ACR Guidelines for the Treatment of Gout

Session Type: ACR Clinical Symposia
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
W190a (McCormick Place West)
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Session Overview:
The panel discussants will describe methodology and results from the development of ACR Recommendations for the Treatment of Gout, which will be completed in late fall 2011 and published in early 2012.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • explain the process used to develop gout treatment guidelines
  • describe treatment guidelines for management of acute gouty arthritis
  • describe treatment for serum urate lowering therapy
  • discuss treatment guidelines for management of chronic tophaceous gout

Moderators: Liana Fraenkel, MD, MPH, Yale Univ PO Box 208031 and David A. Fox, MD, Univ of Michigan Med Ctr
Talks:
4:30 PM
John D. FitzGerald, UCLA School Med Rehab #32-59, Los Angeles, CA
4:50 PM
Puja Khanna, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
5:10 PM
Dinesh Khanna, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
5:30 PM
Robert Terkeltaub, VA Medical Ctr, San Diego, CA
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