Thyroid function tests are a basic tool of general practice, but the appropriate interpretation of results is not always as straightforward as ‘hypothyroidism’ or ‘hyperthyroidism’. Test your ability to order and interpret thyroid function tests accurately.
- Which of the following thyroid function tests attracts a Medicare rebate as an initial investigation?
a. free T4 (thyroxine)
b. free T3 (tri-iodothyronine)
c. TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
d. TSH receptor antibodies
e. thyroid tissue antibodies
The multiple choice questions in this quiz may have more than one answer.