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Journal Article

Weekend versus weekday admission and mortality from myocardial infarction.

Kostis WJ, Demissie K, Marcella SW, et al. New England Journal of Medicine. 2007;356.

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.