Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Bristol Stool Chart
The chart was developed to classify human feces for medical purposes:
Types 1 and 2 indicate constipation.
Types 3 and 4 are considered ideal stools (especially the latter), as they are easy to defecate while not containing excess liquid.
Types 5, 6 and 7 tend towards diarrhea.
Stool Form Scale As A Useful Guide To Intestinal Transit Time
, Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 1997.
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Ha ha. This gives new meaning to No. 2!
November 21, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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