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Disclaimer is Guideline attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. is Guideline should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. e ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician aer consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. Source Jonklaas J, Bianco AC, Bauer AJ, et al. Guidelines for the treatment of hypothyroidism: prepared by the American yroid Association task force on thyroid hormone replacement. yroid, a Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publication. 2014;24(12):1670-751. 106 Commerce Street, Suite 105 Lake Mary, FL 32746 TEL: 407.878.7606 • FAX: 407.878.7611 For additional copies, order at Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved ATAHYPO15043a Abbreviations ATA, American yroid Association; LT4, levothyroxine; T3, triiodothyronine; T4, thyroxine; TRIAC, 3,5,3′-triiodothyroacetic acid; TRα, thyroid hormone receptor-α; TRβ, thyroid hormone receptor-β; TSH, thyrotropin The American College of Physicians' Guideline Grading System Quality of Evidence Strength of Recommendation Benefits clearly outweigh risks and burden or risks and burden clearly outweigh benefits Benefits finely balanced with risks and burden H = High S = Strong W = Weak M = Moderate L = Low I = Insufficient evidence to determine net benefits or risks Reprinted, with permission, from e Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines and Guidance Statements of the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med 2010;153:194–199.

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