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Weekend head injuries more deadly for seniors

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Older adults who suffer substantial head trauma over a weekend are significantly more likely to die than those hurt Monday through Friday, research shows.The greater death rate for hospitalized weekend head trauma patients occurs even though their injuries are less severe and they have fewer other illnesses than their weekday counterparts....

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Source: Futurity.org - Tuesday, 7 August, 2012


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