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[iatro- + genesis] Any injury or illness that occurs because of medical care. Some examples: chemotherapy used to treat cancer may cause nausea, vomiting, hair loss, or depressed white blood cell counts. The use of a Foley catheter for incontinence can create a urinary tract infection and urinary sepsis. In the U.S., 0.67% of patients admitted to a hospital die because of health care associated error. iatrogenic (ī-a″trŏ-jen′ik ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Iatrogenesis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744256/all/iatrogenesis.
Iatrogenesis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744256/all/iatrogenesis. Accessed May 25, 2019.
Iatrogenesis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744256/all/iatrogenesis
Iatrogenesis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 25]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744256/all/iatrogenesis.
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