What’s the average financial cost of an upper-extremity injury?

The cost of an upper-extremity injury depends on multiple factors, including severity of injury, any surgeries involved, underlying neuromuscular condition, length of stay, and more. The average direct acute care costs associated with SCI injuries in the US are estimated to be $181,093 U.S., a number which does not include indirect costs including, but not limited to, paying for outside care and lost wages and productivity.

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