Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease

Summaries of most of these guidelines are available at www.guidelines.gov. Complete versions for down-loading can be obtained electronically using the hyperlinks indicated below, but some of these seem to work erratically.

Management of thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and postpartum: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
De Groot L, Abalovich M, Alexander EK, Amino N, Barbour L, Cobin RH, Eastman CJ, Lazarus JH, Luton D, Mandel SJ, Mestman J, Rovet J, Sullivan S.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug;97(8):2543-65
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22869843

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM IN ADULTS:
Cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association Taskforce on Hypothyroidism in Adults HTTP://THYROIDGUIDELINES.NET/hypothyroidism

2013 EUROPEAN THYROID ASSOCIATION GUIDELINES FOR CERVICAL ULTRASOUND SCAN AND ULTRASOUND-GUIDED  TECHNIQUES IN THE POSTOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH THYROID CANCER
 L. Leenhardt, M.F. Erdogan, L. Hegedus,  S.J. Mandel , R. Paschke , T. Rago , G. Russ
http://www.karger.com/Article/Pdf/354537

2012 ETA GUIDELINES: THE USE OF L-T4 + L-T3 IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPOTHYROIDISM Wiersinga W.M.a · Duntas L.b · Fadeyev V.c · Nygaard B.d · Vanderpump M.P.J.
ehttp://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/339444

A T A  GUIDELINES FOR MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH ANAPLASTIC THYROID CANCER
http://THYROIDGUIDELINES.NET/anaplastic

 ATA RECOMMENDATIONS ON RADIATION SAFETY IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH THYROID DISEASES BY RADIOIODINE 131I:
The American Thyroid Association Taskforce on Radioiodine Safety
http://THYROIDGUIDELINES.NET/node/262

 ATA GUIDELINES ON THYROID DISEASE IN PREGNANCY2011
Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum http://thyroidguidelines.net/pregnancy

ATA GUIDELINES ON THYROIDNODULES AND CANCER-2009
Revised American Thyroid Association Management Guidelines for Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
http://thyroidguidelines.com/revised/taskforce

ATA GUIDELINES ON MEDULLARY THYROID CANCER 2011
Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Management Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association http://thyroidguidelines.com/medullary/taskforce

ATA GUIDELINES ON MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTHYROIDISM/THYROTOXICOSIS2011
Hyperthyroidism and Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis: Management Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and AACE http://thyroidguidelines.net/hyperthyroidism

Guideline on use of Ultrasound —American Institute in Ultrasound
Practice Guideline for the Performance of Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Examination http://www.aium.org/publications/clinical/thyroid.pdf

European consensus for the management of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma
European consensus for the management of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma of the follicular epithelium.Pacini F, Schlumberger M, Dralle H, Rossella E, Smit JWA, Wiersinga W. 2006. Eur J Endocrinol. 154:787-803

Medical guidelines for clinical practice for the evaluation and treatment of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism

AACE Thyroid Task Force. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists medical guidelines for clinical practice for the evaluation and treatment of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Endocr Pract 2002 Nov-Dec;8(6):457-69. [46 references] Electronic copies: Available in Portable Document Format (PDF) from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Web site.

Laboratory support for the diagnosis and monitoring of thyroid disease

National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB). NACB: laboratory support for the diagnosis and monitoring of thyroid disease. Washington (DC): National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB); 2002. 125 p. [495 references] Electronic copies: Available from the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) Web site: Word Format Portable Document Format (PDF)

Medical/surgical guidelines for clinical practice: management of thyroid carcinoma

AACE/AAES medical/surgical guidelines for clinical practice: management of thyroid carcinoma. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. American College of Endocrinology. Endocr Pract 2001 May-Jun;7(3):202-20. [113 references] Electronic copies: Available in Portable Document Format (PDF) from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Web site.

Potassium iodide as a thyroid blocking agent in radiation emergencies.

Potassium Iodide Working Group. Guidance document. Potassium iodide as a thyroid blocking agent in radiation emergencies. Rockville (MD): U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; 2001 Nov. 12 p. [31 references] Electronic copies: Available from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Web site.

Procedure guideline for extended scintigraphy for differentiated thyroid cancer

Society of Nuclear Medicine. Procedure guideline for extended scintigraphy for differentiated thyroid cancer. Reston (VA): Society of Nuclear Medicine; 1999 Feb. 15 p. (Society of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines; no. 2.0). [5 references] Electronic copies: Available from the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Web site

Procedure guideline for thyroid scintigraphy

Procedure guideline for thyroid scintigraphy, 2.0. Reston (VA): Society of Nuclear Medicine; 1999 Feb. 15 p. (Society of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines; no. 2.0). [9 references] Electronic copies: Available from the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Web site

Procedure guideline for thyroid uptake measurement.

Procedure guideline for thyroid uptake measurement, 2.0. Reston (VA): Society of Nuclear Medicine; 1999 Feb. 15 p. (Society of Nuclear Medicine procedure guidelines; no. 2.0). [9 references] Electronic copies: Available from the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Web site.

Procedure guideline for therapy of thyroid disease with iodine-131 (sodium iodide).

Society of Nuclear Medicine procedure guideline for therapy of thyroid disease with iodine-131 (sodium iodide). Reston (VA): Society of Nuclear Medicine; 2002 Feb 10. 11 p. [15 references] Electronic copies: Available in Portable Document Format (PDF) from the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Web site.

Ultrasonographic examinations: indications and preparation of the patient

Finnish Medical Society Duodecim. Ultrasonographic examinations: indications and preparation of the patient. Helsinki, Finland: Duodecim Medical Publications Ltd.; 2001 Oct 24. Various p.