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Treatment paths and costs for young adults with acquired brain injury in the United Kingdom

Beecham, Jennifer, Perkins, Margaret, Snell, Tom, Knapp, Martin R J. (2009) Treatment paths and costs for young adults with acquired brain injury in the United Kingdom. Brain Injury, 23 (1). pp. 30-38. ISSN 1362–301X. (doi:10.1080/0269905080259033) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:15491)

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Abstract

Primary objectives: To identify the health and social care services used by young adults aged 18–25 years with acquired brain

Research methods: A review of existing literature and databases and contact with academics and stakeholders working with

Main outcomes and results: The likely care pathways of young adults with ABI were mapped over a notional 1-year period

social care support following injury but those with subsequent disabilities may cost the health and social care budget in

Conclusion: Lack of available data mean the service use and cost estimates draw from a range of sources. However, the costs

were selected for unit costs. The model estimates the cost of treatment and support as provided today, but high levels of

Keywords: ABI, young adults, care pathways, service use, cost

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/0269905080259033
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: R. Bass
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2009 15:36 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:03 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/15491 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Beecham, Jennifer: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5147-3383
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