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Mortality rate after nonelective hospital admission.

Ricciardi R, Roberts PL, Read TE, et al. Mortality rate after nonelective hospital admission. Arch Surg. 2011;146(5):545-51. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2011.106.

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June 1, 2011
Ricciardi R, Roberts PL, Read TE, et al. Arch Surg. 2011;146(5):545-51.

Analysis of more than 29 million hospital discharges revealed higher mortality in patients admitted on weekends compared with weekdays for a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions.