oa South African Medical Journal - The mortality rate and causes of death of treated chronic alcoholics
|Article Title||The mortality rate and causes of death of treated chronic alcoholics|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital|
|Publication Date||Mar 1969|
|Pages||230 - 232|
|Keyword(s)||Cause of death, Chronic alcoholism, Epidemiology, Mortality rate and Treated alcoholics|
Chronic alcoholics who were treated in hospital for alcoholism showed an over-all mortality rate 4 times that of the comparable general population on follow-up from 1 to 6 years later.
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