Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 27th, 1998
ACP-ASIM now recommends that physicians screen women over 50. ACP's 1990 guidelines did not recommend routine screening and suggested screening women over 50 only if they had symptoms of thyroid disease.
Harold C. Sox, MD, president of ACP-ASIM and an author of the guidelines, said that new information prompted the College to revise the guidelines: "We're recommending that our physicians screen their patients most at risk: women over 50. We...
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