Missed thyroid diagnoses, conflicts on treatment cause 'chaos'

02/23/2004 | American Medical News (subscription required)

Confusion over how to treat thyroid conditions and commonly missed diagnoses of thyroid problems are causing chaos in the medical community, say experts. The slow onset of symptoms are often missed by health care providers, prompting some to question why simple blood tests aren't being regularly performed before patients begin to show symptoms.

View Full Article in:

American Medical News (subscription required)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA