Excessive thyroid hormone production results in a continuum of disease caused by both the direct physiologic effect of thyroid hormones as well as increased catecholamine sensitivity...
Airway, breathing, and circulation management
Initiate cooling measures:
Requiring IV medications to control heart rate
Significantly symptomatic or unstable patients
Thyroid storm can be fatal. Diagnosis requires a high level of suspicion and treatment often needs to be started presumptively
Radioactive iodine is never a treatment option in the ...
Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS, et al. Hyperthyroidism and other causes of thyrotoxicosis: Management guidelines of the ATA and AACE. Endocr Pract. 2011;17(3):456–520.
242.20 Toxic multinodular goiter without mention of thyrotoxic crisis or storm
242.90 Thyrotoxicosis without mention of goiter or other cause, and without mention of thyrotoxic crisis or stor...
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