Out-of-hours and weekend admissions to Danish medical departments: admission rates and 30-day mortality for 20 common medical conditions

@inproceedings{VestHansen2015OutofhoursAW,
  title={Out-of-hours and weekend admissions to Danish medical departments: admission rates and 30-day mortality for 20 common medical conditions},
  author={Betina Vest-Hansen and Anders Hammerich Riis and Henrik Toft S{\o}rensen and Christian Fynbo Christiansen},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Knowledge on timing of admissions and mortality for acute medical patients is limited. The aim of the study was to examine hospital admission rates and mortality rates for patients with common medical conditions according to time of admission. DESIGN Nationwide population-based cohort study. SETTING Population of Denmark. PARTICIPANTS Using the Danish National Registry of Patients covering all Danish hospitals, we identified all adults with the first acute admission to a… CONTINUE READING

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