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contents Introduction 3 Understanding gout: Not just acute joint attacks Frédéric Lioté Guidelines 6 Current management guidelines Alexandre Dumusc and Alexander So Optimising treatment 9 The patient journey and optimising treatment Tim Jansen and Matthijs Janssen General practice 13 The general practitioner’s approach to gout Fernando Perez-Ruiz, Estibaliz Andrés Trasahedo and Sandra P Chinchilla Comorbidities 16 Gout and cardiovascular disease Claudio Borghi 20 Editor, Secondary Care Andrea Porter Art Editor James Depree Commercial Director, Secondary Care & Business Health Greg Damalis Gout and chronic kidney disease: An emerging risk factor Austin Stack