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High Rate of Persistent Hypothyroidism in a Large-Scale Prospective Study of Postpartum Thyroiditis in Southern Italy
(Endocrine Society, 2010-03)
Context: The incidence of postpartum thyroiditis (PPT) varies widely in the literature. Limited data exist concerning the hormonal status of women with PPT at the end of the first postpartum year. Objective: Our aim was ...
An educational intervention for contextualizing patient care and medical students' abilities to probe for contextual issues in simulated patients
(American Medical Association, 2010-09)
Context: A contextual error occurs when a physician fails to identify elements of a patient’s environment or behavior, such as access to care, that must be addressed in order to appropriately plan care. Research has ...
Increased Pregnancy Loss Rate in Thyroid Antibody Negative Women with TSH Levels between 2.5 and 5.0 in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
(Endocrine Society, 2010-09)
Context: The definition of what constitutes a normal TSH during pregnancy is in flux. Recent studies suggested that the first trimester upper limit of normal for TSH should be 2.5 mIU/liter. Objective: The objective of ...