Classification 2021 Summer Edition

Worldwide source of medical classification resources

WA

Public Health

  • Classify works on public health nursing in WY 108.
  • Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Includes membership lists and administrative reports issued serially or separately. Classify directories in WA 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WA 23-24.


    Works on general hygiene

    Classify works on personal hygiene only in QT 180-275.

    Collected works by several authors

    Collected works by individual authors

    Addresses. Essays. Lectures

    History (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Classification. Terminology
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table-G)
    (Serials and serial analytics only)

    For monographs, use WA 900. Classify serial government statistics in W2.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)
    (Serials and serial analytics only)

    For monographs, use WA 900.

    Atlases. Pictorial works

    Education

    Classify here works about education.

    Educational materials
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.

    Schools, departments, and faculties of public health (Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, college catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Research (General)

    Classify here works about research in general. Classify research limited to a particular subject with the subject.

    Public health as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

    Directories (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Collective laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

    Individual laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. (Cutter from name of institution)

    Laboratory manuals. Technique

    Equipment and supplies

    Classify catalogs in W 26. Classify works on safety equipment in general in WA 260; on industrial safety equipment in WA 485.

    Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)

    Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.

    Collective museums, exhibitions, etc.

    Individual museums, exhibitions, etc. (Cutter from name of museum or exhibit) (Table-G)

    Socioeconomic and environmental factors in public health (General)

    Classify works on rural health and hygiene in WA 390; on urban health and hygiene in WA 380.

    Climate change

    Environmental medicine. Environmental illness

    One Health

    Social medicine. Medical sociology

    Laws (Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Classify laws related to food or beverages in WA 697.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Classify laws related to food or beverages in WA 697.

    Discussion of law (Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Classify works discussing laws related to food or beverages in WA 697.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Handbooks. Resource guides
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Registration and certification of the dead

    Registration of notifiable diseases

    General works

    Epidemiology

    Classify works on the specialty and on the specialty and methods here. Classify works on epidemiologic methods alone in WA 950. Classify statistics in WA 900.

    Disease reservoirs

    Preventive health services. Preventive medicine (General)

    Prevention and control of communicable diseases. Transmission of infectious diseases

    Classify works on immunological aspects in QW 700; on insect control in QX 600; on other pest control in WA 240; on control of sexually transmitted diseases in WC 142.

    Immunization

    Classify works on public health aspects of immunization here. Classify works on immunological aspects in QW 942-949.

    Quarantine

    Classify material on laws in WA 32-33.

    Port and maritime quarantine

    Disinfection. Disinfestation. Pesticides (Including diseases caused by)

    Classify works on ectoparasitic infestations and disinfestations in WC 900.

    Diagnostic services

    Classify works on mobile health units in WX 190.

    Mass screening. Multiphasic screening

    Classify works on mass chest X-ray in WF 225.

    General works

    Classify works on occupational accidents and their prevention in WA 485.

    Protective devices (General)

    Classify works on protective devices in sports and leisure activities in QT 250-261.

    Traffic accidents. Public health aspects of driving

    Accidents in the home, office, etc.

    Include works on household articles and products as causes of accidents.

    Consumer protection and product safety (General)

    Emergency responders

    Classify here works on all types of emergency responders. Classify works on services provided by emergency medical technicians alone at WX 215.

    First aid in illness and injury

    Classify works on resuscitation in anesthesiology in WO 245; on resuscitation of the newborn in WQ 450. Classify military first aid manuals in UH 396. Classify works on wilderness medicine in WD 680.




    Disasters. Disaster medicine. Rescue work. Terrorism

    Works on preparedness, response, and rescue in major public health emergencies are classified here. Classify disaster planning in hospitals in WX 186. Classify hospital emergency service in WX 215.

    Health issues of special population groups (Table-G)

    Include here works on particular groups not elsewhere classified.Classify general works on diseases generally associated with particular ethnic groups in WB 720.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Mental health issues of special population groups (Table-G)

    Include here works on particular groups not elsewhere classified. Classify works on particular diseases in WM.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Men's health

    Family health


    Cf. W 89 Family practice as a specialty; WB 110 for works for the family doctor.


    Women's health (Table-G)

    Cf. WA 491 Protection of women in the workplace.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Maternal welfare. Maternal and child welfare. Maternal health services (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Child welfare. Child health services (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Child abuse

    Classify works on the psychological effect on the child at WS 350.8.A2; on adolescents at WS 470.A2; on adult survivors of child abuse at WM 167.



    Child labor (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Adolescent health services (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    School health and hygiene services. School dental health services

    Cf. WU 113.6 for dental hygiene.

    Universities and colleges

    School mental health services

    Classify works on diseases in WM.

    Universities and colleges

    Elder abuse

    Military health. Veterans health

    Classify works on physical and mental health here.

    Urban health and hygiene

    Cf. WA 546 Local health administration.

    Rural health and hygiene

    Classify agricultural workers' diseases in WA 400.

    Health in developing countries (General)

    Classify works on public health in specific countries or regions in WA 300.

    General works (including occupational diseases)

    Classify works on particular diseases by system, etc. Cf. WF 405 Tuberculosis in the workplace; WR 600 Occupational dermatitis; WW 505 Occupational ophthalmology. For specific non-industrial occupations see WA 487.5.




    Medical and dental services

    Harassment or violence in the workplace (General or not elsewhere classified)

    Classify works on harassment or violence in health facilities in WX 160.5.

    Prevention and control of occupational diseases

    Air quality in the workplace

    Industrial poisons and poisoning (General)

    Classify works on toxicology of chemicals with no industrial health emphasis and on specific chemicals in QV 600-662; or if pesticides in WA 240.

    Illumination. Noise. Non-ionizing radiation. Vibration

    Classify works on effects of ionizing radiation in WN 600-610.

    Occupational fatigue

    Classify works on mental fatigue only in WA 495.

    Occupational accidents and injuries. Safety equipment (General or not elsewhere classified)

    Classify works on particular injuries by system.

    Accidents and injuries in professional work

    Use only for works on professions not ordinarily considered industrial. Classify works on particular injuries by system.

    By occupation, A-Z

    Artists

    Dancers

    Emergency responders

    Firefighters

    Health personnel

    Metal workers

    Singers

    Women's occupational health

    Cf. WA 309 Women's health.

    Occupational mental health and mental health services

    General works

    International health administration (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    National and state health administration (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Regional health planning (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Local health administration. Community health services (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Family planning services (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Health education. Health communication

    Classify here works on informal health education (community, radio, etc.). Classify works on study and teaching of public health in WA 18; classify teachers' manuals on hygiene in QT 200.

    Environmental pollution (General)

    Classify here general works on environmental pollution and pollutants. Classify works on pollution of specific aspects of the environment (e.g., air, water) with the aspect.

    Sanitation. Sanitary engineering

    Inspection. Surveys (Table-G)

    Classify works on inspection in particular areas by subject.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Military hygiene

    Water. Water supply. Sources

    Include works on sanitary aspects of ice and ice making here.

    Analysis

    Cf. QW 80 Water microbiology.

    Saline water conversion

    Pollution

    Classify works on radioactive pollution in WN 615; general works on industrial seawater pollution in WA 788; on pollution of bathing beaches in WA 820.

    Purification

    Food. Food supply. Food inspection (General or not elsewhere classified) (Table-G)

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Food laws (Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Classify here laws and discussion of laws related to specific types of foods and beverages. Classify here food and drug laws discussed together. Classify works on drug laws alone in QV 32-33.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)
    (Monographs and Serials)

    Foodborne diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

    Classify works on foodborne bacterial infections in WC 260-290; virus diseases in WC 500-593; parasitic diseases in WC 695-900.

    Adulteration and contamination

    Classify works on radioactive contamination in WN 612. Classify laws and discussion of laws related to any type of adulteration and contamination of foods or beverages in WA 697.

    Fresh foods (General or not elsewhere classified)

    Meat, poultry, and seafood

    Preserved foods (canned, dried, frozen, salted, smoked, etc.)

    Food additives

    Milk. Milk supply. Dairy products

    Analysis

    Pasteurization

    Fats. Oils. Margarine

    Drugs. Drug adulteration and contamination. Pharmacies

    Classify here works on refrigeration of biological products. Classify works on drug legislation in QV 32-33.

    Cosmetics. Barber shops. Beauty salons

    Air sanitation and hygiene

    Pollution and pollutants

    Cf. QW 82 Air microbiology; WA 450 Industrial pollution. Classify works on radioactive pollution and pollutants in WN 615. Classify works on agents used extensively in biochemistry or pharmacology in QU or QV.

    Ventilating. Heating

    Air conditioning

    Noise and noise abatement

    Waste products. Waste disposal

    Refuse and garbage disposal

    Sewage disposal. Soil pollution

    Classify works on radioactive pollution and pollutants in WN 615.

    Hazardous waste. Industrial waste (including radioactive waste)

    Cf. WN 650 for general works on radiation safety.

    Medical waste. Dental waste

    Housing

    Public buildings. Restaurants

    Public transportation

    Bathing beaches. Public baths. Swimming pools

    Toilet facilities

    Mortuary practice

    Embalming

    Burial. Cemeteries

    Cremation

    Public health statistics (including narrative reports on health conditions and health surveys) (Table-G)

    Classify mortality statistics here. Classify works on nutrition surveys in QU 146-146.1. Classify works on health care surveys in W 84.3; Classify works on dental surveys in WU 30.

    General coverage (Not Table-G)

    Theory or methods of medical statistics. Epidemiologic methods

    Classify works on biometry in its broader sense in QH 323.5. Classify works on epidemiologic methods for a specific disease with the disease.