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Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on thyroid and parathyroid disorders and related issues, including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroiditis. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

03/01/2016 Hyperthyroidism: Diagnosis and Treatment Algorithm
09/15/2014 Thyroiditis: An Integrated Approach Algorithm
08/15/2013 Parathyroid Disorders Algorithm
08/01/2012 Hypothyroidism: An Update Algorithm
04/15/2011 Update on Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Algorithm Patient Education

Screening and Diagnosis

10/15/2015 Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction [Putting Prevention into Practice]
06/01/2015 Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
08/01/2013 Thyroid Nodules Algorithm
11/15/2009 Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism: Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
08/01/2007 Updated AAP Guidelines on Newborn Screening and Therapy for Congenital Hypothyroidism [Practice Guidelines] Algorithm
05/01/2003 A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia Algorithm

Treatment

03/15/2015 Primary Hypothyroidism [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
04/01/2008 Subclinical Hypothyroidism [Cochrane for Clinicians]
10/01/2007 Hyperthyroidism [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
05/01/2005 Management of Subclinical Hypothyroidism [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

Complications and Special Situations

02/15/2014 Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy
03/01/2007 Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndrome, Type II

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

10/01/2002 Rethinking Refills

Patient Education, Self-Care

03/01/2016 Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism) Patient Education
08/01/2013 Thyroid Nodules Patient Education
04/15/2011 Subclinical Hyperthyroidism: What It Means to You Patient Education
08/15/2005 Treating Hyperthyroidism Patient Education
01/15/2004 Hyperparathyroidism Patient Education
02/15/2000 Hashimoto's Disease: What It Is and How It's Treated Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Hyperthyroidism
Thyroiditis

Other AFP Content

05/15/2006 A Swelling in the Neck [Photo Quiz]

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