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February 13th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Weekly Review: Week of February 13th

This week’s topics include communicating with patients about screening and treatment and the association between blood-pressure-lowering drugs and gout.


August 10th, 2010

Allopurinol in Gout and Heart Failure

Thanassoulis and colleagues analyzed data from 25,000 Canadian heart failure (HF) patients in a paper appearing in Archives of Internal Medicine. They found that patients with a recent or remote history of gout were at high risk for HF readmission or death. Although there was no significant association between allopurinol use in the overall study population, […]