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Subclinical thyroid dysfunction symptoms in older adults: cross-sectional study in UK primary care

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Background

Subclinical thyroid dysfunction — abnormal serum thyrotrophin (thyroid-stimulating hormone; TSH) concentrations with normal free thyroxine (FT4) is common in older people. It remains unclear whether individuals with subclinical serum status experience an increased symptom profile.

Aim

To compare the prevalence of those symptoms typically associated with overt thyroid dysfunction in older individuals with a subclinical and e...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp20x708065

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7976-7172
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
70
Issue:
692
Pages:
e208-e214
Publication date:
2020-02-27
Acceptance date:
2019-06-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pmid:
31932293
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1086233
Local pid:
pubs:1086233
Deposit date:
2021-01-08

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