Screening recommendations from other groups are as follows:
The American College of Physicians recommends screening all women older than 50 years who have one or more clinical features of disease
The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends screening asymptomatic patients older than 60 years
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists recommends TSH measurements in all women of childbearing age before pregnancy or during the first trimester
The US Preventive Services Task Force concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine screening for thyroid disease in adults (grade I recommendation)
For more on hypothyroidism screening, read here.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hypothyroidism? - Medscape - Aug 24, 2015.