Weekend versus weekday admission and mortality after acute pulmonary embolism Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Patient Admission
  • Pulmonary Embolism

abstract

  • Patients with PE who are admitted on weekends have a significantly higher short-term mortality than patients admitted on weekdays. Quality-improvement efforts should aim to ensure a consistent approach to the management of PE 7 days a week.

publication date

  • February 24, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2746886

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.824292

PubMed ID

  • 19204300

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 962

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 119

number

  • 7