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What is the meaning of "iatrogenic cause"?



This question is part of Nurs 200 - Exam 2 - Chapter 27: Asepsis and Infection Control
Asked by Lailaa, Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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j.Barbara

J.Barbara

Answered Mar 07, 2018

An iatrogenic cause refers to the infection that is developed from a treatment procedure. There are some iatrogenic effects that are easily noticeable. These include the complications that occur after a surgical procedure is performed. However, some less obvious iatrogenic causes also exist.

These include complex drug reactions in the human body. Such causes might need detailed inspection. There are many different cases of iatrogenesis. These cases include the side effects that result from the usage of a prescribed drug, errors performed during surgeries, medical negligence resulting in complications, the use of instruments that are complicated, and a few more.

 

leitnerdarkner

Leitnerdarkner

Answered May 09, 2017

An infection developed from treatment/ procedure occurs from iatrogenic causes.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Apr 23, 2017

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