Direct costs of acute respiratory infections in a pediatric long‐term care facility

Abstract

Acute respiratory tract infections (ARI) are a major burden in pediatric long-term care. We analyzed the financial impact of ARI in 2012-2013. Costs associated with ARI during the respiratory viral season were ten times greater than during the non-respiratory viral season, $31 224 and $3242 per 1000 patient-days, respectively (P < 0·001). ARI are burdensome… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/irv.12350

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