Reflective accounts

Gout

A CPD article enhanced Patricia Briggs’ knowledge of gout and confidence in providing advice to patients

A CPD article enhanced Patricia Briggs’ knowledge of gout and confidence in providing advice to patients.

Abstract

Gout predominantly affects people aged between 40 and 60 years and frequently occurs alongside diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and reduced renal function. I was interested to read this article because of my work caring for older people.

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This reflective account is based on NS760 Burbage G (2014) Gout: clinical presentation and management. Nursing Standard 29, 2, 50-56.

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