by Internet Medical Society

Appendectomies are appendectomies, right?  As long as you have trained professionals operating in a safe environment, it shouldn’t matter when your patients go under the knife. Except that sometimes, it does. A number of researchers suggest if your patients are having surgery, or coming into the ER with a heart attack on the weekend, they are more likely to suffer negative outcomes, including death. Evidence points to a concerning “weekend effect” at hospitals: a small but meaningful increased risk of death associated with a hospital stay on a weekend versus a weekday.... Read More

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