American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Induced in a patient by a physician's activity, manner, or therapy. Used especially of an infection or other complication of treatment.
- adj. induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)
- From Ancient Greek ἰατρός (iatros, "doctor") + -genic. (Wiktionary)
- Greek iātros, physician; see -iatric + -genic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Haldol has been documented in shrinking peoples brains which you know is called iatrogenic illness.”
“It's called iatrogenic illness but these doctors who're causing the illness haven't a clue because they are surgeons.”
“In real medicine it's called iatrogenic disease, disease produced by the application of medical intervention.”
“senator Pat Moynihan called "iatrogenic government.”
“CT scans increase cancer risk - do U understand 'iatrogenic' illness - most probably not, uhh?!?!”
“Many biological psychiatrists who base their practices around medication management will tell you the condition doesn't exist, or that if it exists it is "iatrogenic," meaning it is caused by therapists training their patients to interpret their symptoms as if they have a whole set of distinct personalities.”
“Are we really designed to be omnivores OR does a plant based diet suit us best? www. foodkills.org Dr.M. Klaper www. vegsource.com MEDICAL STATISTICS * The third highest cause of deaths in the US is what is termed "iatrogenic", which means "induced in a patient by a physician's activity, manner, or therapy.”
“Treatment options available for iatrogenic lip hypertrophy caused by your doctor and the genetic variety are limited.”
“All forms of iatrogenic lip hypertrophy are treatable, but prevention is obviously the best route.”
“Date: August 25, 2007 at 12: 42 pm PST our results raise the possibility that CJD cases classified as VV1 may include cases caused by iatrogenic transmission of sCJD-MM1 prions or food-borne infection by type 1 prions from animals, e.g., chronic wasting disease prions in cervid.”
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