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Don’t get surgery at the end of the week: UK hospital weekend death spike

29.05.2013 15:24

Patients undergoing planned operations in NHS hospitals towards the end of the week, increase the risk of death, according to a groundbreaking new study published in the British Medical Journal on Tuesday.

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Anonymous user 30.05.2013 13:13

Similar survey in Greece, a few years ago, showed...
"Don;t give birth at weekends"

Anonymous user 30.05.2013 02:30

Oh, never heard of anybody skimming or rushing the job just to get out early for the weekend!?

Anonymous user 29.05.2013 22:02

anyone remember the 1978 hospital horror film COMA'..not sure why but this just reminded me of it..

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