Is there a "weekend effect" in emergency general surgery?
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).
An observational study using the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) 2012-2013; the largest all-payer inpatient database...Expand abstract
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- © 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Elsevier at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.019
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