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Hypothyroidism: An evidence-based approach to a complex disorder

Kapustin, Jane Faith PhD, CRNP, BC-ADM, FAANP

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000383947.64100.68
Feature: ENDOCRINE DISORDERS

Approximately 11 million people are affected with hypothyroidism every year in the United States. Because signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism often mimic other comorbid conditions, making an accurate diagnosis can be difficult.

Dr. Jane Faith Kapustin is an associate professor and Assistant Dean for the Master's Program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore.

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