iatrogenic illness

iatrogenic illness

Any complication related to diagnosis and treatment of disease, regardless of whether the condition occurs as a known risk of a procedure or through errors of omission or commission
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Propylene glycol toxicity: a severe iatrogenic illness in ICU patients receiving IV benzodiazepines: a case series and prospective, observational pilot study.
Iatrogenic illness on a general medical service at a university hospital.
Keywords: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, iatrogenic illness, chronic illness in children
At best, P4P is a tool set for improving health care outcomes, reducing iatrogenic illness and adverse events, and improving the overall return on each health care dollar spent.
Now experts fear Ireland could be in the grip of an outbreak of iatrogenic illness, when different medicines prescribed by a doctor work against each other to KILL the patient.
For many older adults, the hospital environment may not be protective but rather dangerous, with enforced bed rest, undernourishment, and development of iatrogenic illness (Graf, 2006; Palmer, 1995; Panno, Kolcaba, & Holder, 2000).
Read learned medical journals and it is clear that the biggest single reason for health problems is iatrogenic illness, that is medically induced.
The high incidence of iatrogenic illness caused by adverse drug reactions and other medical errors has been known for many years.
Medical Harm: Historical, Conceptual, and Ethical Dimensions of Iatrogenic Illness.
Fear of intrusive and painful procedures, dislike of the side effects of prescription drugs, and knowledge about iatrogenic illness and medical failures also motivate people to take their health care into their own hands.
The underlying argument is complex, but might be summarized as 'the stimulus afforded by imperialism, the desire for the Other, came to have the status of what in medical language is called an iatrogenic illness .