Oh, those weekends, don’t you just love them? They provide us with an opportunity to spend time with our families, drive to the country house or go to the theater. Now, we know they also provide us with an increased opportunity to die in a hospital. Research shows that men with metastatic prostate cancer who are admitted to a hospital on a weekend are more likely to die and suffer complications compared with those admitted on weekdays!
The research, which was led by Marianne Schmid, MD, of Harvard Medical School, used the National Inpatient Sample to identify 534,011 hospitalized men with […]