The use of state workers' compensation administrative data to identify injury scenarios and quantify costs of work-related traumatic brain injuries.

@article{Wrona2006TheUO,
  title={The use of state workers' compensation administrative data to identify injury scenarios and quantify costs of work-related traumatic brain injuries.},
  author={Ronald M Wrona},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          75-81
        }
}
  • Ronald M Wrona
  • Published in Journal of safety research 2006
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • PROBLEM Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a public health problem but little is known about the nature of that problem in the working population. METHOD The author used a national definition to identify cases in Washington State from workers' compensation (WC) hospital billing data, quantified the cost of WC insurance benefits using actuarial cost estimates, and identified high risk industries using ANSI Z16.2 typology. RESULTS There were 928 cases of TBI with a lifetime claim cost of $159… CONTINUE READING

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