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  1. 1) Propylthiouracil/PTU 2) Methimazole/Tapazole.
  2. Radioactive Iodine (R.A.I./I-181).
  3. A 'Thyroid Scan' test.
  4. Thyroidectomy
  5. Primary Hyperthyroidism
  6. Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Multinodular Goiter, Grave's Disease
  7. Excessive release of Thyroid Hormone
  8. 'Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin Test' (TSI).
  9. Grave's Disease
  10. 1) Open 2) Min. invasive.
  11. Low
  12. A Nurse should not palpate the Thyroid Gland. Only Dr's palpate the Thyroid Gland.
  13. Bulging eyes ('Exopthalmos') (it's d/t tissues behind the eyes swelling), thickening of the skin on the anterior side of the legs, blurred/double vision, photophobia.
  14. A "Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'.
  15. Hyper metabolic state
  16. Multinodular Goiter
  17. The TH synthesis inhibiting meds 1) Propylthiouracil/PTU 2) Methimazole/Tapazole must be taken for several months to be effective & cont. for 12-18 mo.
  18. It determines hyperactivity of the gland or is used to locate a nodule/tumor.
  19. Hyperthyroidism
  20. It determines hyperactivity of the gland or is used to locate a nodule/tumor.
  21. Iodine (high doses)
  22. Propranolol/Inderal
  23. Radioactive Iodine
  24. Flush the toilet at least 2x or more after urinating.
  25. Dunno why they are used.
  26. 1) A 'Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test'. 2) A 'Thyroid Scan' test.