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Female Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Experience Worse Outcomes When Treated by Male Physicians

Friday, August 10, 2018

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Source Name: Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences of the United States of America


Brad N. Greenwood, Seth Carnahan, Laura Huang

The latest instalment in the gender discordance saga, this one proferred by business/management school academics. I am not convinced that the coarse gender comparison takes into account the size discrepancy in coronary arteries and other, well-known to medical practitioners, anatomico-physiological differences of human genders. I do not see any discussion of age groups in the abstract. The article is already attracting considerable attention in the electronic media and, unless further scrutiny contests its titular conclusion, may affect insurance policies. I doubt that the esteemed authors are familiar with the EuroSCORE...

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