TITLE

Should subclinical hypothyroidism in elderly patients be treated?

AUTHOR(S)
Meneilly, Graydon S.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p633
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism in elderly patients. Reference to study by J. Gussekloo et al, published in the 2004 issue of the "Journal of American Medical Association"; Background of subclinical hypothyroidism; Association between subclinical or overt hypothyroidism and lessened physical function, depressive symptoms or cognitive loss.
ACCESSION #
16191454

 

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