rheumatology
Medicolegal

No weekend effect on mortality seen in Australian hospitals


Hospital staffers have no need to feel guilty about the level of care they provide on the weekend with evidence from New South Wales that weekend admissions are not associated with increased mortality. The retrospective analysis comprised 148,722 patients admitted to NSW hospitals between July 2009 and June 2012 with COPD, pneumonia, ischaemic or haemorrhagic stroke, ...

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