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Nursing care plan hyperthyroidism grave’s disease thyrotoxicosis

I. Pathophysiology: failure of a complex feedback mechanism resulting in excessive secretion or release of thyroid hormone II. Etiology a. Metabolic imbalance resulting from overproduction of the thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) b. Thyrotoxic crisis or thyroid storm—untreated … Continue reading

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