‘July effect’ does not impact stroke outcomes, according to new study

23 diciembre 2014

Patients with strokes caused by blood clots -known as acute ischemic strokes- who were admitted in July had similar outcomes compared to patients admitted any other month, according to a new study. The findings challenge concerns about the possibility of lower quality of care and the potential risk of poorer outcomes in teaching hospitals when new medical residents start each July – sometimes called the ‘July effect.’