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3. Identify and discuss the diagnostic and laboratory test that can be part ofthe treatment plan.
PREPARING FOR THE TESTSIt is recommended to get the tests done in the morning, as the TSHlevels can fluctuate throughout the day. Usually the client doesn’t need todo anything special to prepare for the thyroid function tests. But, it isimportant to ask client if they are taking any medication, as certainmedicines can affect the test results.If a healthcare professional has ordered other blood tests to be takenat the same time, you may need to fast for several hours before the test.

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Thyroid stimulating hormone, Triiodothyronine

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