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Thyroid Disorders
"It is estimated that 200 million people in the world have some form of thyroid disease. In Canada there is a staggering number of people affected. Recent studies indicate that 30% - over 10 million people - suffer from a thyroid condition of one type or another! That means one in every three Canadians has a thyroid disorder. Of those, as many as 50% are undiagnosed!" (Thyroid Foundation of Canada)
This book provides concise coverage of the etiology, presentation, diagnosis, and management of various thyroid disorders. It also describes thyroid physiology and explains how the main thyroid function tests work.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Text offers need-to-know information on thyroid disorders. Topics include thyroid physiology and function tests, pregnancy and the thyroid, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer. Offers the etiology, presentation, diagnosis, and management of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
The Complete Thyroid Book combines the expertise of the perfect team, both pioneers in thyroid disease--renowned thyroid specialist Kenneth Ain, M.D., and bestselling thyroid author and thyroid patient M. Sara Rosenthal. Together, they provide you with all the information you need to understand your thyroid disorder, treatment, and options, in language you can understand.
A complete guide to understanding, treating, and living with thyroid disease, from Harvard Medical School.
The Thyroid Sourcebook  (616.44 ROS 2009)
"The Thyroid Sourcebook" features a good overview of thyroid disease, a more in-depth description of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, an overview of autoimmune disorders, thyroiditis and nodules, and a good discussion of thyroid cancer issues.
The Thyroid Sourcebook for Women  (616.440082 ROS 2005)
This new edition features the latest research on thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer, and their effect on women's health and lives. It explores the advantages and disadvantages of the latest medications and treatments, while addressing critical concerns for women such as fertility, pregnancy, postpartum thyroid disorder, menopause, depression, and weight gain. It also offers candid appraisals of major alternative therapies.
Your Thyroid: a Home Reference  (616.44 WOO 2006)
This home reference book is a very comprehensive and accessible reference on thyroid problems. It includes summaries of recent studies that other books lack, it treats the cluster of thyroid problems in a unified way, and raises issues of treatment with the same level of integration. It is of particular help to women who are seeking in-depth information on thyroid issues.
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