Reliable Sources Worksheet

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Appendix J

Reliable Sources Worksheet

Locate two sources in the University Library on a topic of your choice. Provide the required information for both sources.

Source 1
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Author: Khandelwal, Deepak; Tandon, Nikhil
Date: 2023
Title: Overt and Subclinical Hypothyroidism, Who to Treat and How. Publication: Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

* Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions: *
Is the source reliable? How do you know?

I think that the sources is reliable, it is from the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. The information tells you how to treat Hypothyroidism, tells you all of the symptoms, signs, what the labs mean and what causes it. It tells you how to treat it in special circumstances, like pregnancy. It tells you about the different types of Hypothyroidism, how to treat it in children, and any side effects that the medicine can have. At the end of the article is shows all of the references too, where they got all of the information.

Is the information relevant to the topic?
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Yes it is relevant to the topic, it tells all about it, what causes it, all of the symptoms, from the different types of hypothyroidism. It also tells how it affects different ages, the children and the adults, also pregnant women, how they regulate it, all of the statistics. It seems to me that it has everything you would need to know about it if you were a doctor. Most of the information seems like it would be for Medical Personnel, as I do not understand a lot of it, which is why I believe that it is relevant to the topic.

Does the information reflect a bias on the author’s part? If so, what is the bias? *

No, the information does not reflect any bias on the author’s part; it is all medical facts and statistics. There couldn’t be much of...
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