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http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Hypothyroidism_123_2001.pdf

Connaughty, Sharon, Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2007. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click on the above URL to view/print.
Both congenital and acquired hypothyroidism are explained in this booklet. The effect of thyroid deficiency on the infant and on the growing child is outlined in detail. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The last section discusses th…
Title
Hypothyroidism
Author
Connaughty, Sharon
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
Endocrinology Clinic
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
PDF, 13 p.
Topics
Hypothyroidism
Thyroid Gland. Thyroid Gland Diseases
Endocrine System. Endocrine Diseases. Endocrinology
Endocrinology
Abstract
Both congenital and acquired hypothyroidism are explained in this booklet. The effect of thyroid deficiency on the infant and on the growing child is outlined in detail. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The last section discusses thyroid hormone replacement therapy and the importance of ongoing clinical and laboratory monitoring as the child grows.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Hypothyroidism_123_2001.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the above URL to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1124Hyperthyroidism.pdf

Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC , 2004. Rev. ed. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
BCCH1124
This booklet begins with an explanation of the common forms of hyperthyroidism in children and youth. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The diagnostic approach to this condition and the various modes of treatment are reviewed in deta…
Title
Hyperthyroidism
Author
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
BCCH Endocrinology Clinic
Edition
Rev. ed.
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
PDF file, 15 p., ill.
Topics
Hyperthyroidism
Thyroid Gland. Thyroid Gland Diseases
Endocrine System. Endocrine Diseases. Endocrinology
Endocrinology
Abstract
This booklet begins with an explanation of the common forms of hyperthyroidism in children and youth. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The diagnostic approach to this condition and the various modes of treatment are reviewed in detail. The last section answers frequently asked questions and provides a list of Internet resources and support groups for families dealing with children with hyperthyroidism
Notes
BCCH1124
ISBN
0000000000003
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1124Hyperthyroidism.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BCCH1124
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