(2) According to international studies, about 30 per cent of hospitalised older adults experience functional decline at discharge, due to their health vulnerabilities and iatrogenesis
The consequences of iatrogenesis
within the social field are perceived in the diagnosis and felt in collective experience: "iatrogenesis
causes a disharmony between the individual and the social group, which starts to organize without and against him" (Raad & Tunes, 2011, p.
Aasiya Rizvi spoke about 'Iatrogenesis
', a term describing preventable harm resulting from medical treatment or advise to patients caused mainly by over prescription of medicines, unnecessary surgeries, drug interactions and side-effects.
or an iatrogenic artifact originates from a physician" is an adverse effect or complication resulting from medical treatment or advice including that of Psychiatrist Therapist Pharmacists Nurses Physician and Dentist.
The substantial burden associated with musculoskeletal disorders is compounded by suboptimal clinical management and the risk of clinical iatrogenesis
. (42-44) This highlights the need for rigorous knowledge translation science in the primary care setting to improve chiropractic patient outcomes.
About half of men who undergo prostate-removal surgery experience sexual dysfunction; a third have urination problems; and between one and two in a thousand die as a result of iatrogenesis
from the surgery and aftercare.
For Mr Lewis to soldier on with no deep structural change would be a classic case of what medics call "iatrogenesis
He described it as "social Iatrogenesis
" suggesting that medical damage to an individual can occur by a sociopolitical mode.
As a person who has long advocated holism as the only possible alternative to the unending miseries of allopathy and iatrogenesis
, as an individual who has studied Eastern thought since discovering Emerson's "Brahma":
He contended that this was an effect of 'social iatrogenesis
', a process whereby medical doctors expropriated and effectively removed knowledge of healthcare from the public arena, which drove preventable disease vectors upwards.
Content areas for the pre-licensure nursing programs that foster understanding of the vulnerability during life transitions include: a) health care decision-making (culture, religion/spirituality, lived experiences, patient and family wishes and expectations, advanced directives), b) palliative care (hospice, end-of-life), c) iatrogenesis
, d) advocacy, e) environments of care (acute, community, long-term care, assisted living), f) interdisciplinary collaboration, and g) ageism.