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Corticosteroids, Thyroxine and Drugs Used in Thyroid Disorders

Corticosteroids, Thyroxine and Drugs Used in Thyroid Disorders

Corticosteroids, Thyroxine and Drugs Used in Thyroid Disorders

Michael Edward O´Connor
Michael Edward O´Connor
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 17 May 2018
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Last updated: 03 Jul 2019

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Description

This session describes corticosteroids and their role in health, as well as the use of extrinsic corticosteroids in disease states, the complications associated with this use relevant to the anaesthetist, thyroid hormone production, and treatment of thyroid disorders.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the indications for the use of corticosteroids in chronic and acute disease states and their relevant clinical effects
• Identify measures that can be taken by the anaesthetist to mitigate complications from long-term steroid use
• Explain how thyroid hormones are synthesized and released
• List treatments used in hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism and their complications relevant to anaesthetists
Michael Edward O´Connor

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Michael Edward O´Connor
on behalf of Health Education England

Anaesthetic Registrar, Imperial College Healthcare
Since Qualifying from Imperial College in 2007, Michael has worked in North West London undertaking an acute care common stem (ACCS) training scheme, spent a year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital as an intensive care registrar and, after returning to Imperial School of Anaesthesia as an anaesthetic Registrar, has undertaken a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) fellowship in Intensive Care at the Royal London.

Michael’s professional interests include perioperative medicine, intensive care and difficult airway management.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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