Gout hospitalization exacerbated by failure to prescribe recommended urate-lowering treatment

An increasing incidence of hospitalization due to gout has been witnessed over the last decade, with a resultant increase in health care costs. Also, worryingly, many of the patients admitted to hospital had not been receiving the recommended urate-lowering treatment (ULT)….

An increasing incidence of hospitalization due to gout has been witnessed over the last decade, with a resultant increase in health care costs. Also, worryingly, many of the patients admitted to hospital had not been receiving the recommended urate-lowering treatment (ULT)….