The Economic Costs of Health Service Treatments for Asbestos‐Related Mesothelioma Deaths

  title={The Economic Costs of Health Service Treatments for Asbestos‐Related Mesothelioma Deaths},
  author={A. Watterson and T. Gorman and C. Malcolm and Mavis Robinson and M. Beck},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • A. Watterson, T. Gorman, +2 authors M. Beck
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Abstract:  This article explores the complex and neglected picture of occupational and environmental disease healthcare costs specifically relating to asbestos. Diagnosed mesothelioma cases in Scotland in one calendar year were used to investigate the subject in greater depth. Data from UK sources on asbestos disease types recorded in 2000 and their disease treatment costs were obtained. Acute care economic costs of these diseases are estimated. One hundred and twenty diagnosed, recorded, and… CONTINUE READING
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