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adjective: iatrogenic

1 Definition

Iatrogenesis is adopted as medical term from the Greek and means "brought forth by the healer". Iatrogenesis can be defined as every adverse effect on a patient elicit by means of a healthcare professional (e.g. physician, nurse, etc.).


  • postoperative complications
  • side effects of medical drugs
  • medical errors

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