Published in Law and Health Weekly, April 15th, 2006
According to researchers in the United States, "Guidelines regarding prenatal screening for thyroid deficiency are conflicting, and current practice in primary care settings is unknown. We sought to determine the:
1) extent of screening in Maine;
2) factors associated with screening; and
3) laboratory cut-off levels used."
"In 2004 we surveyed 61 prenatal care practices, representing 246 practitioners and 85% of Maine deliveries," explained J.E. Haddow and colleagues of the Foundation for...
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