Clinical Thyroidology for Patients, edited by Dr. Alan Farwell, is a collection of summaries of recently published articles from the medical literature that covers the broad spectrum of thyroid disorders.
Starting with the May 2009 issue, Clinical Thyroidology for Patients will be published on a monthly basis and include summaries of research studies that were discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, a publication of the American Thyroid Association for physicians. Dr. Hershman is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Thyroidology.
Volume 6 Issue 10
Now available in pdf format for saving and printing and Web page format for viewing online
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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients Volume 6 Issue 10 (PDF file, 1.37 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
THYROTOXICOSIS “Thyroid support” supplements contain significant amounts of thyroid hormone
HYPOTHYROIDISM Use of a weekly dose of levothyroxine may be effective in patients that have difficulty taking daily medications
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of subsequent hyperthyroidism in mothers
HYPOTHYROIDISM AND PREGNANCY Evaluation and treatment of hypothyroidism in pregnancy does not always follow international guidelines
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Pre-pregnancy care and patient education are essential in women with thyroid disease in order to prevent pregnancy complications