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ea0003p290 | Thyroid | BES2002

Audit of the management of maternal hypothyroidism in pregnancy: Implications for service provision

Hannon T , Sturgiss S , Ball S

Maternal thyroxine (T4) deficiency is associated with adverse outcome for mother and infant such that selective screening has been advocated. Thyroid hormone production increases in pregnancy, T4-dependent patients requiring increased treatment. To highlight aspects of current service delivery and guide service development, we audited management of pregnant women requiring T4 in our city over one year.Cases were identified retrospectively through a data...