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Screening for Thyroid Disease

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American College of Physicians*. * This paper, written by Mark Helfand, MD, Craig C. Redfern, DO, and Harold C. Sox, MD, was developed by the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee: George E. Thibault, MD, Chair, Anne-Marie J. Audet, MD; John R. Feussner, MD; Gottlieb C. Friesinger II, MD; Daniel L. Kent, MD; Keith I. Marton, MD; Valerie Anne Palda, MD; and Humberto J. Vidaillet Jr., MD. Approved by the Board of Regents on 6 March 1997. Requests for Reprints: Customer Service Representative, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 190 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572.

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Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(2):141-143. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-129-2-199807150-00018
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The numbers in square brackets are cross-references to the numbered paragraphs in the accompanying background paper, “Screening for Thyroid Disease: An Update,” which is part 2 of this guideline (see pages 144-158).

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