First Things First (assess & treat for the following)
- Does pt have evidence of shock?
- Severe hypovolemia or high-output cardiac failure
- Does pt have an arrhythmia?
- Look for:
- Coma (“myxedema” or “myxedema coma” is a life-threatening complication of severe hypothyroidism)
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