Thyroid disease in the elderly. Part 2. Predictability of subclinical hypothyroidism.

@article{Bemben1994ThyroidDI,
  title={Thyroid disease in the elderly. Part 2. Predictability of subclinical hypothyroidism.},
  author={Debra Bemben and Robert M. Hamm and Laura Morgan and Philip Winn and Amanda Davis and E Y Barton},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1994},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={583-8}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine how well hypothyroidism could be predicted from clinical signs and symptoms in elderly patients with no known history of thyroid disease. METHODS This retrospective study was conducted in a primary care geriatrics clinic. Two hundred eighty-three patients (205 women, 78 men), who were between the ages of 60 and 97 years of age and had no history of thyroid disease, were included in the study. Medical records of patients were reviewed for… CONTINUE READING

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