A Software Tool for Estimation of Burden of Infectious Diseases in Europe Using Incidence-Based Disability Adjusted Life Years

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Colzani, Edoardo ; Cassini, Alessandro ; Lewandowski, Daniel ; Mangen, Marie-Josee J. ; Plass, Dietrich ; McDonald, Scott A. ; van Lier, Alies ; Haagsma, Juanita A. ; Maringhini, Guido ; Pini, Alessandro ; Kramarz, Piotr ; Kretzschmar, Mirjam E. (2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 12, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5249178, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170662
  • Subject: Research Article | Mathematics | Infectious Diseases | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Engineering and Technology | Mathematical and statistical techniques | Monte Carlo method | Epidemiology | Physical sciences | Public and Occupational Health | Nosocomial Infections | Software Engineering | Software Tools | Statistics (mathematics) | Computer and Information Sciences | Salmonellosis | Research and analysis methods | Medicine | Bacterial Diseases | Q | R | Science | Urology | Urinary Tract Infections | Medicine and Health Sciences | Statistical methods

textabstractThe burden of disease framework facilitates the assessment of the health impact of diseases through the use of summary measures of population health such as Disability- Adjusted Life Years (DALYs). However, calculating, interpreting and communicating the res... View more
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