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Effect of day of the week on short- and long-term mortality after emergency general surgery.

Gillies MA, Lone NI, Pearse RM, et al. The British journal of surgery. 2017;104:936-945.

Prior research supports the existence of a weekend effect across numerous health care outcomes. However, in this observational study, the day of the week had no impact on the short- or long-term mortality of patients after emergency general surgery.