Diverticular disease of the colon and megacolon. Incidence in a psychiatric centre compared with a teaching hospital.

@article{Goulston1976DiverticularDO,
  title={Diverticular disease of the colon and megacolon. Incidence in a psychiatric centre compared with a teaching hospital.},
  author={E Goulston},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1976},
  volume={2 23},
  pages={863-4}
}
  • E Goulston
  • Published 1976 in The Medical journal of Australia
A five-year survey of hospital admissions at a modern mental hospital reveals a rarity in the incidence of diverticular disease of the colon and its complications and a greatly increased frequency of idiopathic megacolon and its complications compared with patients admitted to a general hospital.