Medical consumption and socioeconomic effects of infection with respiratory syncytial virus in The Netherlands.

@article{Miedema2001MedicalCA,
  title={Medical consumption and socioeconomic effects of infection with respiratory syncytial virus in The Netherlands.},
  author={Carien J. Miedema and Arienne Kors and Walter E Tjon A Ten and Jan L. L. Kimpen},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={160-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To calculate both medical consumption and socioeconomic effects related to hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in the Netherlands. METHODS During the winter seasons of 1998 to 2000, parents of all patients hospitalized for RSV in three secondary care hospitals were asked to fill out questionnaires focusing on the 2 weeks before hospitalization, the period in hospital and the 2 weeks after discharge. The questions concerned workdays lost, level of… CONTINUE READING