Outcomes of common general surgery procedures for patients discharged over weekends at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia

BACKGROUND: Hospitals usually reduce staffing levels and services over weekends. This raises the question of whether patients discharged over a weekend may be inadequately prepared and possibly at higher risk of adverse events post-discharge. OBJECTIVES: To assess the outcomes of common general surg...

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Main Authors: Ibrahim T. Albabtain, Roaa S. Alsuhaibani, Sami A. Almalki, Hassan A. Arishi, Hatim A. Alsulaim
Format: Article
Published: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre 2018-03-01
Series:Annals of Saudi Medicine
Online Access:https://www.annsaudimed.net/doi/full/10.5144/0256-4947.2018.105