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Can racial disparities in optimal gout treatment be reduced? evidence from a randomized trial

BMC Medicine201210:15

Received: 18 January 2012

Accepted: 9 February 2012

Published: 9 February 2012

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9 Feb 2012 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-10-15

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Authors’ Affiliations

Medicine Service, Birmingham VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of Alabama
Center for Surgical Medical Acute care Research and Transitions (C-SMART), Birmingham VA Medical Center
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
University of Alabama, Faculty Office Tower 805B