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Weekend admission is bad for patients with heart attack

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7594.609 (Published 22 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:609

It's been clear for some time that mortality from heart attack is slightly but significantly higher for patients admitted to hospital at weekends. A new study suggests that in the US at least, the difference is partly explained by …

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