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Weekend ICU admissions linked to higher death risk

2017 21 Nov

Adjusted risk of death for ICU admission was greater over the weekends compared with weekdays, according to a systematic review published in the journal Critical Care Medicine. The report authors explain: "The absence of a dedicated intensivist on-site overnight may be associated with increased mortality for acute admissions. These results need to... Read more