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“Iatrogenesis is not restricted to conventional medicine”

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ancient Greek painting in a vase, showing a physician (iatros) bleeding a patient Iatrogenesis, or an iatrogenic artifact (/aɪˌætroʊˈdʒɛnɪk/; “originating from a physician”) is an inadvertent adverse effect or complication resulting from medicaltreatment or advice, including that of psychologists, therapists, pharmacists, nurses,physicians and dentists. Iatrogenesis is not restricted to conventional medicine: It can also result from complementary and alternative medicine treatments. Some iatrogenic artifacts are … Continue reading