Obstetrics & gynaecology

Do weekend deliveries pose risks for moms?

(HealthDay)—New research suggests that for pregnant women, a weekend delivery could mean a slightly increased risk of complications, including maternal death.

Surgery

Study examines 'weekend effect' in emergency surgery patients

Research has pointed to a 'weekend effect' in which patients admitted to the hospital on Saturdays or Sundays are more likely to die than those admitted on week days. A new study has now assessed whether a weekend effect ...

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