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Thyroid Disease Diagnosis, Treatment And Health Prevention: An Overview

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 4 hours
Rated 4.6 out of 5.0 based on 845 reviews

Course Summary

Management of the common forms of thyroid disease has undergone significant study and development, as evidenced by the latest guidelines to diagnose and treat the thyroid. Because the thyroid gland’s role is so pervasive in the body, it is important for clinicians to understand the common symptoms of various thyroid diseases, including those not so commonly known. The diagnosis, treatment and prevention of thyroid conditions are discussed.

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Course Syllabus

I.            Introduction

II.         Anatomy Of The Thyroid

III.       Functions Of The Thyroid

IV.        Thermogenesis, Body Weight And Thyroid Hormone

V.          Common Thyroid, Graves Disease and Hyperthyroid Conditions

1.   Simple Nontoxic Goiter

2.   Graves Disease

3.   Hyperthyroidism

4.   Thyroiditis

5.   Thyroid Storm

6.   ATA Guidelines: Hyperthyroidism

VI.        Euthyroid Sick Syndrome

VII.      Hypothyroidism And Associated Conditions

1.   Primary Hypothyroidism

2.   Postpartum Thyroiditis

3.   Subclinical Hypothyroidism

4.   Congenital Hypothyroidism

5.   Myxedema and Hypothyroidism

6.   Thyroxin-binding Globulin Deficiency

7.   Disorders Associated With Autoimmune Hypothyroidism

8.   Secondary and Tertiary Hypothyroidism

VIII.    Summary


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