NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries
Nice Clinical Knowledge Summaries
HypothyroidismLast revised in February 2011ManagementScenario: Screening of asymptomatic people : covers which groups of asymptomatic people to test for hypothyroidism and what tests to use.
Scenario: Subclinical hypothyroidism : covers the management of subclinical hypothyroidism and criteria for referral.
Scenario: Overt hypothyroidism : covers the management of overt hypothyroidism and criteria for referral.
Scenario: Preconception or pregnant : covers the management of women planning a pregnancy or who are pregnant, who have preexisting subclinical or overt hypothyroidism, or are newly diagnosed with subclinical or overt hypothyroidism.
Scenario: Postpartum : covers the management of women following delivery with subclinical hypothyroidism, overt hypothyroidism, or who develop postpartum thyroiditis.
Scenario: Amiodarone or lithium treatment : covers the management of someone who develops hypothyroidism whilst being treated with amiodarone or lithium.
Scenario: Suspected secondary hypothyroidism : covers the management of someone with suspected secondary hypothyroidism.
Retrieved on : 18 January 2014
From : http://cks.nice.org.uk/hypothyroidism#!management