Research projects

Project CEMAPRE internal

TitleThe weekend effect in Acute Myocardial Infarction
ParticipantsRaquel Ascenção, Francesca Fiorentino, Nicoletta Rosati (Principal Investigator)
SummaryThis 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.