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See also: iatrogènic
- (medicine, of a disease, injury, or other adverse outcome) Induced by the words or actions of the physician or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedure.
- 2003, Michael L. Raulin, Abnormal Psychology, Pearson Education, Inc., page 494:
- Another group argues that the diagnosis is being overused and that many of the diagnosed cases are iatrogenic, or unintentionally shaped or caused by the practitioner
- nosocomial (applied to infections and their causal agents)
induced by physician or medical treatment