iatrogenic : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)
- Criminal involvement in the marijuana business is an iatrogenic disease, and the forces who make their living enforcing our marijuana laws love it that way.
- Doctors seldom mention the fact that an illness can be iatrogenic, i.
- When she recovers from the shock of the bill, she will find the original ailment still there plus a few new ones (iatrogenic mechanical failure?).
News & Articles
- Obamacare’s Many Negative Side-Effects Should Surprise No One
Government intervention causes iatrogenics — unintended negative consequences that hurt the very people they’re intended to help. Nowhere is this better exemplified than with Obamacare, a policy intended to bring insurance to all that has in effect taken it away from many. This paradox can be applied to other policy arenas as well.
Dec. 26, 2013 - Ludwig von Mises Institute
- Peter G Peterson in Wall Street Journal
I think there are real possibilities of iatrogenic effects if we start playing around with compensation,Peterson said, referring to the government's appointment of a pay czar.