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i·at·ro·gen·ic

 (ī-ăt′rə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Induced unintentionally in a patient by a physician. Used especially of an infection or other complication of treatment.

[Greek iātros, physician; see -iatric + -genic.]

i·at′ro·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

iatrogenic

(aɪˌætrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) med (of an illness or symptoms) induced in a patient as the result of a physician's words or actions, esp as a consequence of taking a drug prescribed by the physician
2. (Social Welfare) social welfare (of a problem) induced by the means of treating a problem but ascribed to the continuing natural development of the problem being treated
iatrogenicity n

i•at•ro•gen•ic

(aɪˌæ trəˈdʒɛn ɪk, iˌæ-)

adj.
induced unintentionally by the medical treatment of a physician: iatrogenic symptoms.
[1920–25; < Greek iātró(s) healer + -genic]
i•at`ro•gen′e•sis (-ə sɪs) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.iatrogenic - induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
induced - brought about or caused; not spontaneous; "a case of steroid-induced weakness"
Translations

iatrogenic

adjiatrogen

i·at·ro·gen·ic

a. yatrógeno-a, iatrogénico-a, rel. a un trastorno o lesión producido por un tratamiento o por una instrucción errónea del facultativo;
___ pneumothoraxneumotórax ___;
___ transmissiontransmisión ___.
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A case of therapy-caused iatrogenicity was obvious and so was the fact that a redistribution of mercury into the patient's brain took place in the process, instead of the mercury's expected elimination.
The overall assessment for iatrogenicity and preventability was performed by two independent reviewers, both specialist consultants in anaesthesia in a university-affiliated hospital.
In this category we also find the expected iatrogenicity of necessary treatments.