Definition of iatrogenesis in English:

iatrogenesis

noun

  • See iatrogenic

    • ‘Clinical iatrogenesis is the injury done to patients by ineffective, toxic, and unsafe treatments.’
    • ‘Familiarity with these commonly-occurring disorders helps the nurse prevent unnecessary iatrogenesis and promote optimal function of the aging patient.’
    • ‘A thorough assessment is essential to rule out iatrogenesis and treatable contributing causes.’
    • ‘This argument has parallels with Illich's thesis of clinical iatrogenesis and related theories of commerciogenic illness.’
    • ‘His interests include adult psychopathology and psychotherapy, the repressed memory controversy, and the phenomenon of iatrogenesis.’

Pronunciation

iatrogenesis

/ʌɪˌatrəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/