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Variation in treatment strategies of Swiss general practitioners for subclinical hypothyroidism in older adults

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 145, w14156
Publication date2015
Abstract

As the best management of subclinical hypothyroidism is controversial, we aimed to assess variations in treatment strategies depending on different Swiss regions, physician and patient characteristics.

Keywords
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • General Practitioners/statistics & numerical data
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy/methods
  • Humans
  • Hypothyroidism/blood/drug therapy
  • Male
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'/statistics & numerical data
  • Sex Factors
  • Switzerland
  • Thyrotropin/blood
  • Thyroxine/administration & dosage
Citation (ISO format)
BAUMGARTNER, Christine Monique et al. Variation in treatment strategies of Swiss general practitioners for subclinical hypothyroidism in older adults. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2015, vol. 145, p. w14156. doi: 10.4414/smw.2015.14156
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