Hospitalization costs and estimates of direct and indirect economic losses due to injury sustained in road traffic crashes: Results from a one-year cohort study in three European countries (The REHABILAID project)

PAPADAKAKİ M., Stamouli M., Ferraro O. E. , ORSİ C., OTTE D., TZAMALOUKA G., ...More

TRAUMA-ENGLAND, vol.19, no.4, pp.264-276, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1460408616677564
  • Title of Journal : TRAUMA-ENGLAND
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-276


Introduction: The financial cost of injuries sustained in road traffic crashes is high for victims, families and national budgets, but there is limited information on the cost of injury from the victims' perspective, especially in terms of the hard-to-reach multi-trauma patient population such as those admitted to the intensive care units of hospitals.