Advances in Graves Disease and Other Hyperthyroid Disorders (McFarland Health Topics)

Advances in Graves Disease and Other Hyperthyroid Disorders (McFarland Health Topics)

By: Elaine A. Moore (author), Lisa Marie Moore (author)Paperback

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In 2001 we wrote the book Graves' Disease: A Practical Guide (McFarland), which described the causes, diagnosis, treatment and disease course of Graves' disease and other hyperthyroid disorders, such as toxic multinodular goiter, thyroiditis, resistance to thyroid hormone, and hyperthyroidism caused by medications and genetic mutations.

The present work continues the above but focuses on subsequent advances in disease pathology, including discoveries regarding the genetic, immune system, and environmental factors that lead to hyperthyroid disorders; new guidelines for conventional treatment; and alternative and complementary medical therapies are included. Additional sections describe special circumstances such as hyperthyroidism in pregnancy and in children, and transient hyperthyroidism in the newborn.

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About Author

Elaine A. Moore has worked in hospital laboratories for more than 30 years, primarily in immunohematology and toxicology. She is a freelance medical writer and laboratory consultant. She lives in Sedalia, Colorado.

Lisa Marie Moore lives in Atlanta, Georgia where she works for the federal government.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780786471898
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 285
  • ID: 9780786471898
  • weight: 399
  • ISBN10: 0786471891

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