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Thyroid Storm



A potentially lethal post-op complication. Do you have the clinical acumen to save your patient?

  1. Correct treatment of thyroid storm
  2. Evaluating a thyroid nodule
  3. Hypoparathyroidism
  4. Iodine Therapy
  5. Thyroid Storm
  6. Thyroidectomy
  7. Thyrotoxicosis
  8. Treatment of Thyroid Storm
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