iatrogenic disease


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iatrogenic disease

A disease caused by or arising as a complication of medical or surgical intervention.
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The combination of appropriate blood donor deferrals and the incorporation of tissue, fluid, and instrument infectivity-reduction steps should continue to hold the sources of potential iatrogenic disease to a minimum until such time as a practical screening test for in-apparent infection is validated for human use.
1991) found that ADEs were the most common form of iatrogenic disease (ID) (the most current term for II), among hospitalized patients, with 19% of the total.
Management goals are to establish a complete problem list, apply a working diagnosis, develop treatment in collaboration with the patient and family, maximize the patient's independence and role in decisions about care, avoid iatrogenic disease by avoiding treatments with a high incidence of adverse effects when the indications are weak, and support the physician-patient relationship through frequent visits, Dr.
In connection with the discussion of hemophilia, these two authors seem particularly incensed by the criticism of technology which is made in the discussion of iatrogenic disease (disease caused by the medical system).
Smaller cartridge-type devices may also be effective in reducing iatrogenic disease associated with conventional extracorporeal blood-handling, including kidney dialysis, cardio-pulmonary bypass, and even blood-banking.
Iatrogenic disease caused by misuse of drugs, procedures investigation etc.