Nosocomial infection and iatrogenesis

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WikiPedia : Hospital acquired infection – nosocomial

NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION

It is an infection contracted in a health care facility.
An infection is said to be nosocomial or hospital-acquired if it is absent when the patient is admitted to the hospital and if it develops at least 48 hours after admission or longer than the incubation period –
in WikiPedia article

We were particularly interested in certain types of nosocomial infections.

Bacteria that don’t care about antibiotics part of antimicrobial resistance

IATROGENESIS

WikiPedia iatrogenesis

It is the set of harmful consequences on the individual or collective state of health of any act or measure performed or prescribed by an authorized health professional and which aims to preserve, improve or restore health – in WikiPedia article.

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