Journal Article

Weekend versus weekday admission and mortality from myocardial infarction.

Kostis WJ; Demissie K; Marcella SW; Shao YH; Wilson AC; Moreyra AE; Myocardial Infarction Data Acquisition System (MIDAS 10) Study Group

The authors examined New Jersey hospital discharge data for acute myocardial infarction and found that patients admitted on the weekend had higher mortality and were less likely to receive invasive treatment.