Costs of asbestosis and silicosis hospitalization in Italy (2001-2018)
Costs of asbestosis and silicosis hospitalization in Italy (2001-2018) (Springer).
Asbestosis and silicosis are preventable fibrotic forms of pneumoconiosis. Decades ago, the World Health Organization began prevention campaigns for eliminating these diseases worldwide. Purpose To establish Italian hospitalization costs of asbestosis and silicosis in relation to national adopted prevention
Overall hospitalizations costs were higher for silicosis than asbestosis. Over
time hospitals treated fewer cases with greater severity.
epidemiological surveillance systems to pneumoconioses would help to control
the social costs of work-related diseases.
Quelle: Springer, 06.01.2021