Chapter References

Bürgi, U. and König, M.P. (1988). Clinical pathophysiology and metabolic effects of hypothyroidism. Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2, 567-89. Mariotti, S., Franceschi, C., Cossariza, A., and Pinchera, A. (1995). The aging thyroid. Endocrine Reviews, 16, 686-715.

Nicoloff, J.T. and LoPresti, J.S. (1993). Myxedema coma. A form of decompensated hypothyroidism. Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 22, 279-90. Tachman, M.L. and Guthrie, G.P., Jr (1984). Hypothyroidism: diversity of presentation. Endocrine Reviews, 5, 456-65.

8.10.2 Therapeutic strategy for hypothyroidism

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Diagnosis, ofmyxedema., coma Symptomatic, .treatment Hypothermia


Cardiovascular assistance Fluids .and electrolytes

Infections,,and, .antibiotic,.. therapy

Hormonaltherapy Co^rtisone.therapy

Ihyroid,hormo,ne., .therapy

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