Medical Practice

Iatrogenic Disease in General Practice: Its Incidence and Effects

Br Med J 1973; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5863.407 (Published 19 May 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:407
  1. R. Mulroy

    Abstract

    A year's survey of iatrogenic disease in general practice showed that one consultation in every 40 was the result of iatrogenic disease. Iatrogenic disease may affect the doctor/patient relationship, often leading the doctor to feel guilty or the patient to become aggressive.

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