Thyroid Disease

  • Recognize the clinical features of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  • Propose an initial plan for work-up of the patient presenting with new onset thyroid symptoms including biochemical and radiological testing
  • Have an approach to the primary care management of thyroid diseases
  • Describe an approach to investigating and managing thyroid nodules

Articles

Thyroid Disease Hypo and Hyperthyroidism

Soor G, Bell L, Law M. Thyroid Disease Hypo and Hyperthyroidism One-Page Primer. DFCM Open. 2011. Available at: http://dfcmopen.com. Attribution CC BY-NC-ND

Thyroid function tests BC guidelines

British Columbia Ministry of Health Services. Thyroid Function Tests: Diagnoses and Monitoring of Thyroid Function Disorders in Adults. Effective Date Jan 1, 2010. Available at: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health

Thyroid Nodules (aafp)

Knox MA. Thyroid nodules. Am Fam Physician. 2013;88(3):193-196. doi: d10513 [pii].