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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Delineation of high-risk categories initially focused on precisely those groups of persons who were exposed to the known sources of iatrogenic disease: recipients of cadaveric dura mater grafts or pituitary-derived hormones.
In the early 1960s, the definition of iatrogenic disease began to broaden appreciably.
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).
Iatrogenic disease caused by misuse of drugs, procedures investigation etc.
The most common prion disease in humans is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), which occurs as a sporadic disease in most patients and as a familial or iatrogenic disease in some patients.