Study examines ‘weekend effect’ in emergency surgery patients

Posted by on August 15, 2016 3:13 pm
Categories: health

Research has pointed to a ‘weekend effect’ in which patients admitted to the hospital on Saturdays or Sundays are more likely to die than those admitted on week days. A new study has now assessed whether a weekend effect exists in a specified population: patients admitted for emergency general surgery.

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