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  1. Bulging eyes
    hyperthyroidism
  2. Finger clubbing
    hyperthyroidism
  3. Tremors
    hyperthyroidism
  4. Increase in diarrhea
    hyperthyroidism
  5. Increased appetite
    hyperthyroidism
  6. Amenorrhea
    hyperthyroidism
  7. Intolerance to heart
    hyperthyroidism
  8. Fine, straight hair
    hyperthyroidism
  9. Increase in irritability
    hyperthyroidism
  10. Diaphoretic
    hyperthyroidism
  11. Blurred or double vision
    hyperthyroidism
  12. Decreased attention span
    hyperthyroidism
  13. Goiter
    hyperthyroidism
  14. Tachycardia
    hyperthyroidism
  15. Increase in systolic BP
    hyperthyroidism
  16. Dyspnea on exertion
    hyperthyroidism
  17. Weight loss
    hyperthyroidism
  18. Photophobia
    hyperthyroidism
  19. Muscle wasting and weakness
    hyperthyroidism
  20. Increased libido
    hyperthyroidism
  21. Decreased libido
    hypothyroidism
  22. Localized edema
    hyperthyroidism
  23. Hyperactive DTR
    hyperthyroidism
  24. Intolerance to cold
    hypothyroidism
  25. Receding hairline
    hypothyroidism
  26. Facial and eyelid edema
    hypothyroidism
  27. Dull, blank expression
    hypothyroidism
  28. Generalized edema
    hypothyroidism
  29. Thich tongue-slow speech
    hypothyroidism
  30. Anorexia
    hypothyroidism
  31. Brittle hair and nails
    hypothyroidism
  32. Menstrual disturbances
    hypothyroidism
  33. Hair loss
    hypothyroidism
  34. Apathy
    hypothyroidism
  35. Lethargy-fatigue
    hypothyroidism
  36. Dry skin
    hypothyroidism
  37. Muscle aches and weakness
    hypothyroidism
  38. Constipation
    hypothyroidism
  39. Subnormal temp, bradycardia, weight gain, decrease in LOC, thickened skin, cardiac complications
    hypothyroidism
  40. If iodine deficiency, then
    function of thyroid is decreased
  41. Most common hyperthyroidism
    Graves disease
  42. Hyperthyroidism causes
    increased sympathetic NS activity
  43. Thyroiditis
    inflammation of thyroid (HashimotoÂ’s disease); autoimmune disorder
  44. In thyroiditis thyroid levels are
    low
  45. In thyroiditis secretion of TSH are
    increased
  46. Graves between the ages of
    20-40
  47. Thyroiditis affects women
    30-50 years of age
  48. TSH, T3 and T4 in hyperthyroidism
    decreased, increased, increased
  49. TSH, T3 and T4 in hypothyroidism
    increased, decreased, decreased
  50. Thyroid storm
    abrupt onset, high fever, extreme tachycardia, major disturbances in body, caused by high stress, excessive palpation of thyroid; uncontrolled hyperthyroidism
  51. Thyroid storm characteristics
    HR>130, Temp>101.3, altered mental status; treat with cooling blanket; give hydrocortisone, acetaminophen (no aspirin); reduce stimulation and promote comfort
  52. Most common treatments for hyperthyroidism
    antithyroid drugs (PTC-assess for liver problems) and methimazole-can cause birth defects) and RAI therapy
  53. Post op care of thyroid removal
    hypocalcemia, tetany, hemorrhage and respiratory distress
  54. Hypothyroidism
    decreased metabolism from low levels of thyroid hormone
  55. Low metabolism in hypothyroidismÂ…
    causes hypothalamus and anterior pituitary to make stimulating hormones, especially TSH in attempt to trigger hormone release from poorly responsive thyroid gland
  56. Best time to take thyroid med
    morning (or empty stomach one hour before a meal)
  57. Myxedema coma
    serious complication of untreated or poorly treated hypothyroidism which can cause heart muscle to become flabby and the chamber size to increase, reducing CO and decreased perfusion
  58. Myxedema signs and symptoms
    edema is mucinous nonpitting edema, thick tongue, narcosis
  59. An association does exist between hypothyroidism and
    DM
  60. Priority care in hypothyroidism
    monitor condition changes and prevent complications; hypotension, decreased urine output, changes in mental status
  61. Too high of thyroid replacement med can cause
    severe HTN, HF and MI

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