Mortality in out-of-hours emergency medical admissions--more than just a weekend effect.


Mortality among emergency medical admissions to hospital is higher for admissions at the weekend than on weekdays; this also holds true for certain specific conditions. However, it is unknown whether that effect is limited to weekends. This study calculated mortality in emergency medical admissions for each day of the week, and compared mortality at… (More)
DOI: 10.4997/JRCPE.2010.205


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