Algorithm for Diagnosing Hyperthyroidism

Clinical hyperthyroidism, also called thyrotoxicosis, is caused by the effects of excess thyroid hormone and can be triggered by different disorders. Etiologic diagnosis influences prognosis and therapy.

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Boston Criteria for Diagnosing Heart Failure

The Boston criteria uses the information from history, physical examination, and chest radiography to categorize the diagnosis of heart failure.

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