Hyper and Hypothyroidism
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Develop an evidence-based screening protocol to identify patients with risk factors for developing hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
2. Perform appropriate laboratory tests to diagnose hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism based on symptomatology.
3. Prescribe appropriate therapy for patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism symptomatology, and monitor patients accordingly.
4. Educate women regarding the risks of untreated hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism in pregnancy, and prescribe appropriate treatment.
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Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFM, FAAFP, DABPM, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina
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