Hyperthyroidism: Why PM Should Be Educated

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I completely agree with you that PM should be educated. It is very important that once PM is diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, she should be educated on the etiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms of under treatment or over treatment and long term effects of the disease etc. It is essential that we APNs listen to patient’s concerns, invite and encourage them in decision making process after educating them about the conditions and possible treatment options. Teach and make them feel confident and responsible for daily treatments. It is crucial that patients are educated about their medical conditions and how they can prevent future complication by managing condition by being equal partner in the care process. Educating patient with the

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