Hypothyroidism and nursing care

Hypothyroidism and nursing care

Hypothyroidism, also known as myxedema, is second to diabetes mellitus as the most common endocrine disorder in the United States. It’s six times more likely to occur in…

Myxedema coma

Myxedema coma is the most severe, potentially life-threatening form of hypothyroidism and a medical emergency. It frequently results from untreated or undertreated hypothyroidism. Hallmarks of myxedema coma include…

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