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The Clinical Takeaway: Thyroid medication – Practical, relevant and important tips for GP

The Clinical Takeaway: Thyroid medication – Practical, relevant and important tips for GP

Description

In this episode:

 

– There are four formulations of thyroxine available – understand the differences and the practical implications
– How to initiate thyroxine in the elderly, the newly pregnant woman and an otherwise healthy young adult
– How to monitor progress
– Pregnant women taking thyroxine,
– Excluding subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy is critical

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 43 mins

 

Guest: Prof Creswell Eastman, Endocrinologist; Clinical Professor of Medicine

 
 

Recommended resource:
The Thyroid Foundation
Thyroid Disease Manager

 
 
 

 

 

 

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