The “weekend effect” is real for cardiology admissions, according to a study that found worse mortality outcomes for patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to a major tertiary hospital on a Saturday or Sunday. Mortality rates were up to 80% higher for patients admitted on the weekend as compared to Monday to Friday admissions, a ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Weekend effect seen for hospital acute MI outcomes
By Michael Woodhead
8 Dec 2020