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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
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://magicfoundation.org/www

MAGIC Foundation. Oak Park, IL: Magic Foundation (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
); Septo Optic Dysplasia (SOD); Small-for-Gestational-Age" (SGA); Hypothyroidism; Turner's Syndrome; and Thyroid Disorders.
Title
Is you child growing normally?
Author
MAGIC Foundation
Place
Oak Park, IL
Publisher
Magic Foundation
Topics
Thyroid Diseases-Coping
Hypothyroidism
Growth Disorders
Abstract
The MAGIC Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to provide support services for the families of children afflicted with a wide variety of chronic and/or critical disorders, syndromes and diseases that affect a child’s growth. Topics: Central Precocious Puberty; Failure to grow in Chronic Kidney Disease; Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia; Genital and Reproductive Anomalies in Children (GRAC); Growth Hormone Deficiency; Insulin-like Growth Factor Deficiency; Intra-Uterine Growth Retardation (IUGR); McCune-Albright Syndrome; Panhypopituitarism; Russell-Silver Syndrome (RSS); Septo Optic Dysplasia (SOD); Small-for-Gestational-Age" (SGA); Hypothyroidism; Turner's Syndrome; and Thyroid Disorders.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://magicfoundation.org/www
Audience
Patient or Public