08/07/2012 08:24 am ET Updated Oct 07, 2012

Horrifying Study Finds Hospital Patients More Likely To Die At Certain Time Of Week

Patients who are injured on the weekend are more likely to have a fatal outcome than those who are hospitalized on a weekday, a Johns Hopkins study found.

The review of 38,675 patient medical records found that older adults who suffer head trauma over the weekend are more likely to die than their counterparts who are injured during the workweek, according to a news release.

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