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Title:
American College of Physicians home medical guide to thyroid problems
Author:
Goldmann, David R.
Publication Information:
New York : Dorling Kindersley Pub., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
General Note:
"A Dorling Kindersley book".

At head of title: DK.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780789441737
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This clear, concise illustrated guide gives expert advice on understanding thyroid problems, including: what the thyroid does and what can go wrong; symptoms of overactive and underactive thyroid; types of treatment for thyroid disorders; case studies, charts, and checklists; glossary of medical terms; and useful addresses and online sites. The ACP Home Medical Guides provide concise information on a wide range of health and medical topics. fully vetted by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), each book covers a single topic or disease, providing clear and concise information in a highly accessible format. All are completely up-to-date, with the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment, self-help, and preventive measures, and are illustrated throughout with over 75 photographs, diagrams, and charts.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Overactive Thyroidp. 13
Underactive Thyroidp. 30
Thyroid Disease and Pregnancyp. 38
Enlarged Thyroidp. 46
Thyroid Cancerp. 55
Thyroid Blood Testsp. 61
Questions and Answersp. 65
Glossaryp. 68
Useful Addressesp. 70
Indexp. 70
Acknowledgmentsp. 72