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November 2009, VOLUME 92, NO.11

 

 

   

 

Hyperuricemia & Gout
Guest Editor: Bernard Zimmermann, MD

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

350

Medication Trials: In an Imperfect World: Gout and Parkinson’s Disease
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

351

An Ailment for the Royally Nourished
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

352

INTRODUCTION
Hyperuricemia and Gout
Bernard Zimmermann, MD

353

Medical Implications of Hyperuricemia
Larissa Sachs, MD; Kerri L. Batra, MD; Bernard Zimmermann, MD

356

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Gout
Nazli Conway, MD; Stuart Schwartz, MD

359

Approach To the Treatment of Hyperuricemia
Samuel H. Poon, MD; Harald A. Hall, MD; Bernard Zimmermann, MD

363

Gout In Women
Jill McClory, MD; Nuha Said, MD

369

Treatment Failure Gout
Saman Ali, MD; Edward V. Lally, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

372

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Intranasal Mucosal Malignant Melanoma
Robert Bagdasaryan, MD; Mark Andreozzi, DO

373

ADVANCES IN PHARMACOLOGY
Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Lipid-lowering Therapies among Rhode Islanders with Diabetes Enrolled In Medicare Part D Plans in 2006 and 2007
Stephen Kogut, PhD, MBA, RPh; Aisling Caffrey, PhD; Lynn Pezzullo, RPh

377

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Asymptomatic Versus Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections In Long-Term-Care-Facility Residents
Porpon Rotjanapan, MD; David Dosa, MD, MPH

379

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
The Wanderings of the Vagus Nerve
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

380

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Diabetes Prevention and Control: Progress Towards Healthy People 2010 Goals
Annie Gjelsvik, PhD; Dona Goldman, RN, MPH; Marilyn Moy, RN, MSW

382

POINT OF VIEW
Prevention of Relapsing Mediocrity: How To Maintain Performance Improvement In Hospitals
John S. Coldiron, MD, MPH

385

November Heritage

 


 
 

Cover "Monosodium urate crystals aspirated from the subcutaneous tissue of a patient with cutaneous manifestations of gout and viewed with a polarized light microscope"
by Bernard Zimmermann, MD, and Peter Libbey, MD

 
 

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