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Iatrogenic Disease

  • Allan G. Howatson
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Abstract

Iatrogenic injury is a feature of all medical practice but it is perhaps no where more accepted as an unavoidable consequence of therapy than in obstetric and neonatal medicine. Classic obstetric iatrogenic pathology has been with us since time immemorial and despite the recognition of causal factors remains a not infrequent occurrence (Ennis and Vincent 1990; CESDI Fifth Report 1998).

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Obstet Gynecol Patent Ductus Arteriosus Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Chorionic Villus Sampling 
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