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Clinical casebook: thyroid disorders (1.5 CPD hours)



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Endocrinologists Professor John Lazarus and Dr Salman Razvi discuss the management of thyroid disorders in primary care.

Learning objectives

This module will give advice relevant to GPs on thyroid disorders, covering:

  • Managing the patient with hypothyroidism whose biochemical thyroid parameters are satisfactory but still feels unwell
  • Advising patients who request treatment with T3 or animal thyroid extract
  • Prescribing levothyroxine for patients with confirmed subclinical hypothyroidism
  • Identifying and managing common causes of a thyroid swelling
  • Treating hyperthyroidism and managing Graves’ disease