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 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1460408616677564
  • Journal Name: TRAUMA-ENGLAND
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-276
  • Keywords: Injury, severity, indirect, cost, intensive care unit, road traffic crashes, TRAUMA
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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.