ADMISSIONS DUE TO ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND DAY OF THE WEEK

Authors

  • M. Tahir Khattak
  • S. Nasir Hussain Shah Kazmi

Abstract

ABSTRACTA retrospective analysis was carried out of patients admitted to Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) ofCivil Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad over a one-year period with an acute myocardial infarction.The number of admissions due to acute myocardial infarction on each day of the week was lookedat, both in males and females of all age groups. There was a significant difference from the uniformdistribution with peak admissions on Saturdays and a minimum number of admissions on Fridays.

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