Project CEMAPRE internal
|Title||The weekend effect in Acute Myocardial Infarction|
|Participants||Raquel Ascenção, Francesca Fiorentino, Nicoletta Rosati (Principal Investigator)|
|Summary||This study aims to investigate whether hospital admissions for Acute Myocardial|
Infarction (AMI) via emergency department are characterized by higher mortality rate when
occurring on weekend. In other words, the study explores the possible existence of a "weekend
effect" in Portuguese public hospitals.