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Is there a "weekend effect" in emergency general surgery?

Abstract:

Background

Weekend admission is associated with increased mortality across a range of patient populations and healthcare systems. The aim of this study was to determine whether weekend admission is independently associated with serious adverse events (SAE), in-hospital mortality, or failure to rescue (FTR) in emergency general surgery (EGS).

Methods

An observational study using the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) 2012-2013; the largest all-payer inpatient database...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.019

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Surgical Research Journal website
Volume:
222
Pages:
219-224
Publication date:
2017-12-20
Acceptance date:
2017-10-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-8673
ISSN:
0022-4804
Pubs id:
pubs:737399
URN:
uri:2b176256-a855-42f9-8ccc-4236bec56411
UUID:
uuid:2b176256-a855-42f9-8ccc-4236bec56411
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pubs:737399

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