Iatrogenetic

[ Iatrogenetic, Iatrogenesis ]

An unintended condition or effect on patient brought about by medical treatment or advice. Complications due to surgery, adverse drug affects and medical malpractice are iatrogenic.

From the Greek ἰατρός (iatros, “healer”) and γένεσις (genesis, “origin”).

Compare: Adverse_Event

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