Patients with poorly controlled gout feel stigmatised and blamed for “living the good life” or for drinking too much alcohol. Community perceptions about the disease downplay its impact on patients and may influence their behaviour related to seeking treatment, the study said. The Australian qualitative study involving face to face interviews with 11 inpatients with ...
Stigma of gout deters patients from using ULT
By Mardi Chapman
5 Feb 2020