Classification 2021 Summer Edition

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WI

Digestive System

  • Classify general works on the digestive system and its diseases in children in WS 310-312. Classify works on specific organs or diseases in children in WI.
  • Classify works on gastroenterologic nursing and nursing of patients with specific gastroenterologic diseases in WY 156.5

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 WI 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WI 23-24.


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)
(Monographs and Serials)

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

Atlases. Pictorial works

Classify atlases limited to a particular part of the system here also.

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 gastroenterology (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 works about research on a particular subject by subject.

Gastroenterology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Classify works on the specialty alone here. Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WI 100.

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.

Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)

Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.

Collective hospitals, clinics, etc. (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Individual hospitals, clinics, etc. (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table-G)

Collective museums, exhibitions, etc.

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

Laws (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

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

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

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

Handbooks. Resource guides
(Monographs and Serials)

General works

Classify works on specialty and on the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WI 140. Classify works on surgery of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract in WI 980.

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Congenital abnormalities (General or not elsewhere classified)

Physiology. Biochemistry. Digestion

[This number not used]

Classify popular works on the digestive system with the particular topic.

Diseases (General)

Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WI 100.

Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring (General)

Classify works on examination of organ with the organ.

Signs and symptoms

Dyspepsia and related conditions

Nausea. Vomiting

Abdominal pain

Digestive system neoplasms

Classify here works on gastrointestinal neoplasms. Classify works on neoplasms of specific organ with the organ.

[This number not used]

Classify works on aerophagy and flatulence in WI 143.

Gastrointestinal tract

Classify works on surgery of the gastrointestinal tract in WI 980.

Gastrointestinal diseases (General)

Classify works on dysentery in WC 280.

Mouth

Classify here works dealing with the mouth as part of the gastrointestinal system; classify general works and works for the dentist in WU 101-102.

Tongue

Taste. Taste Buds. Taste Perception

Salivary glands

Esophagus

Esophageal diseases (General)

Deglutition disorders

Esophageal neoplasms

General works

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Congenital abnormalities

Physiology

Stomach diseases (General)

Achlorhydria

Gastritis

Stomach neoplasms

Peptic ulcer

Stomach ulcer

Duodenal ulcer

Stomach surgery. Postgastrectomy syndromes

Pylorus. Pyloric antrum. Pyloric stenosis

General works

Physiology

Signs and symptoms

Diarrhea

Constipation

Congenital abnormalities

Intestinal diseases (General)

Classify works on dysentery in WC 280.

Inflammation

Crohn disease

Diverticulitis. Diverticulum

Intestinal polyps. Polyposis

Intestinal neoplasms

Intussusception. Volvulus

Intestinal obstruction. Ileus

Malabsorption syndromes

Celiac disease

Intestinal surgery

Small intestine. Mesentery

Duodenum

Classify works on duodenal ulcer in WI 370.

Jejunum

Ileum

Large intestine

Colon

Classify works on diverticulitis and diverticulum in WI 425. Cf. WC 280 Dysentery. Classify Colorectal surgery in WI 650.

Colonic diseases (General)

Inflammation

Megacolon

Colonic neoplasms. Polyps

Classify works on colorectal neoplasms here.

Cecum

Appendix

Sigmoid

Peritoneum. Retroperitoneal space

General works

Rectal diseases (General)

Hemorrhoids. Fissure in ano. Rectal fistula

Rectal neoplasms

Classify works on colorectal neoplasms in WI 529.

Proctoscopy. Sigmoidoscopy

Colorectal surgery

General works

Classify general works dealing with the liver and biliary tract here, as well as general works on the liver and liver diseases. Classify works on liver diseases only in WI 710. Classify general works on the biliary tract and biliary tract diseases in WI 750. Classify works on surgery of the liver and/or biliary tract in WI 770.

Physiology. Liver circulation

Bile. Bile acids, alcohols, and salts. Jaundice (General or not elsewhere classified)

[This number not used]

Classify works on liver function in digestion in WI 702.

Liver diseases (General)

Classify general works on the liver and liver diseases in WI 700.

Hepatic insufficiency

Hepatitis (General or not elsewhere classified)

Liver circulation disorders. Portal system. Portal hypertension

Liver cirrhosis

Liver abscess

Liver neoplasms

Degenerative diseases. Hepatolenticular degeneration

Biliary tract. Cholecystography

Classify works on gallbladder here.

Biliary tract diseases (General)

Cholecystitis. Cholelithiasis

Biliary tract neoplasms

Liver and biliary tract surgery

General works

Classify works on the Islets of Langerhans in WK 800-885.

Physiology. Secretions

Pancreatic diseases (General)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatic neoplasms

Cystic fibrosis

Pancreatic surgery

Classify works on the abdomen in WE 757.

General works

[This number not used]

Classify works on the umbilicus in WE 757.

Hernia

Classify works on hernias in general in QZ 140.

Ventral

Inguinal

Femoral

Abdominal neoplasms

Digestive system surgical procedures (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify general works on surgery of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract here.