Source: BMC Medicine, 2017, 15 (1) p. 62
Date of publication: March 2017
Publication type: Research
In a nutshell: In this study, the association between the day of the week of care pathway milestones (admission, surgery, inpatient stay and discharge) and 30-day mortality was investigated. Sunday surgery and a delay to surgery of more than 24 hours were both associated with a 9.4% increase in 30-day mortality.
Length of publication: 13 pages
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