Weekend/holiday versus weekday hospital discharge and guideline adherence (from the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines--Coronary Artery Disease database).

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Most hospitals have reduced medical staff on weekends. Furthermore, a recent study on acute myocardial infarction suggested that weekend admissions were associated with higher mortality compared with weekday admissions. We sought to determine if compliance with guideline recommendations for acute coronary syndrome performance measures would be worse on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2008.04.053

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