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Congenital Hypothyroidism Nursing Care Management and Planning

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants.
Thyroid Agents Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Thyroid Agents

The thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormones that regulate body metabolism. Thyroid agents either replace or remove hormones to prevent deficiency and excess. Thyroid agents include thyroid hormones (T3, T4, TSH)and antithyroid drugs (further classified as thioamides and iodine solution).
Endocrine System Anatomy and Physiology

Endocrine System Anatomy and Physiology

The major endocrine organs of the body include the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pineal and thymus glands, the pancreas, and the gonads. The regulatory functions of the nervous and endocrine systems are similar in some aspects, but differ in such ways.
3 Hypothyroidism Nursing Care Plans

3 Hypothyroidism Nursing Care Plans

Here are three (3) nursing care plans (NCP) for hypothyroidism (myxedema, cretinism):
Hypothyroidism Nursing Care and Management: A Study Guide

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism results from suboptimal levels of thyroid hormone.

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