Tag: Thyroid

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland in your neck. It makes two hormones that are secreted into the blood: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones are necessary for all the cells in your body to work normally. Thyroid disorders are very common with one in 20 people having some kind of thyroid disorder.


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Essay on Chernobyl and Thyroid Cancer

Nursing Essays

Papillary thyroid carcinoma is often observed in patients who were exposed to Chernobyl nuclear power accident. ...

Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

The Importance of Homeostasis in Development on Hyperthyroidism

Nursing Assignments

A female patient, 37 years old, came into clinic complaining mainly of difficulty sleeping, fatigue, frequent bowel movements and heart palpitations. As a physician, I needed to know more about the sy...

Last modified: 4th Jun 2020

A Systematic Review of Thyroid Cancer After the Chernobyl Accident

Nursing Literature Reviews

ABSTRACT Background: Following the immediate fallout of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, many epidemiologic studies were conducted to ascertain the effects of ionizing radiation on cancer incidence and...

Last modified: 7th May 2020

Hyperthyroidism Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Introduction Patient A is a 49 year old female of 76 kilograms and height of 161.5 centimetres. The patient has attempted to diet but has gained 11.3 kilograms in the previous months. The patient also...

Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Pathophysiology Analysis of Hyperthyroidism

Nursing Essays

 Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that falls under the category of endocrine disorders. The thyroid gland is overactive and produces more thyroid hormones than the body needs. As a result, ther...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Hypothyroidism Thyroid Hormone

Nursing Essays

Hypothyroidism 1 Information on Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism 2 What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland fails to produce enough thyroid hormon...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Investigation of Thyroid Emergencies

Nursing Essays

Unit 1 Thyroid Emergencies Authors: Dr. Khalid Khatib Dr. Subhal Dixit   1.0 Objectives After reading this unit, you will be able to: Enumerate thyroid diseases which will land the patient in the...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Pathophysiology, Treatment and Prevention

Nursing Essays

Introduction  You have cancer! The word “Cancer”, might be the most frightening word in medicine. Life changes suddenly and profoundly after a cancer diagnosis. Initially, the s...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Treatment for Hypothyroidism

Nursing Essays

Levothyroxine sodium is a synthetic thyroxine (T4) hormone, and is the mainstay of treatment for hypothyroidism and the suppression of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in patients with thyroid canc...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Hashimoto Thyroiditis: Causes, Treatment and History

Nursing Essays

Neysha L. Gonzalez Hashimoto Thyroiditis Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is a common form of Thyroiditis and disorder in the United States. Not many people know about its existence until they have acq...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020