Classification 2021 Summer Edition

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WK

Endocrine System

  • Classify general works on the endocrine system and its diseases in children in WS 330-335.
  • Classify works on endocrine disease nursing and nursing of patients with specific endocrine diseases in WY 155.

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 WK 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WK 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)

Atlas. 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 endocrinology (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.

Endocrinology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

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

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

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. Experimental studies (General)

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, dispensaries, etc. (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Individual hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, 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)

Endocrine glands (General)

Classify works on the specialty and on both the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WK 140.

Physiology. Biochemistry. Hormones and antagonists (General)

Endocrine diseases (General)

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

Neoplasms (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on neoplasms of specific glands by site.

Surgery (General)

Steroid hormones (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on hormones of a particular gland with the gland.

Gastrointestinal hormones

Renal hormones

Other hormones

[This number not used]

Classify with hormones in WK 150-190, etc.

Hormone therapy (General)

Classify works on a specific condition or disorder with the condition or disorder.

General works

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Abnormalities

Physiology. Biochemistry (including iodine metabolism). Thyroid hormones and antagonists

Hypothyroidism and related disorders (General or not elsewhere classified)

Congenital hypothyroidism. Myxedema

Goiter

Classify here works on goiter in general and on specific goiters, except exophthalmic goiter which is classed in WK 265.

Hyperthyroidism. Thyrotoxicosis. Exophthalmic goiter

Medical therapy

Neoplasms

Surgery

Parathyroid glands

Pineal gland

[This number not used]

Classify carotid body in WL 102.9.

Thymus gland

General works

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology

Physiology. Biochemistry

Anterior pituitary gland (Adenohypophysis)

Include here works on the pituitary-adrenal system.

Hormones and antagonists

Include works on release and release inhibiting hormones.

Posterior pituitary gland (Neurohypophysis). Hormones and antagonists

Classify works on antidiuretic vasopressin in QV 160; on oxytocin in QV 173.

Diseases

Neoplasms

Include works on the anterior and posterior pituitary glands here also.

Surgery

General works

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Abnormalities

Physiology. Biochemistry

Adrenal medulla. Epinephrine. Norepinephrine and other catecholamines

Classify works on methyldopa in QV 150 or with the disorder being treated.

Adrenal cortex

Classify works on neoplasms in WK 780; on surgery, in WK 790; on the pituitary-adrenal system, in WK 510.

Adrenal cortex hormones. Glucocorticoids (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on glucocorticoids used as dermatologic agents in QV 60.

[This number not used]

Classify with adrenal cortex hormones in WK 755.

Diseases of the adrenal cortex

Adrenal cortex hypofunction

Adrenal cortex hyperfunction

Neoplasms

Surgery

General works

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology

Physiology. Biochemistry

Diabetes mellitus

Therapy

Diet

Diet lists. Diabetic cooking

Insulins

Other hypoglycemic agents

Diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetic coma

Complications of diabetes

Diabetes as a complication in other conditions

Classify works on diabetes in pregnancy in WQ 248.

Diabetic patients' manuals. Self care

Glycosurias

Hyperinsulinism. Hyperglycemia. Hypoglycemia

Neoplasms

Gonads. Gonadal hormones (General)

Cf. WJ 830 Testis; WP 320 Ovary; WJ 875 Androgens; WP 522 Estrogens; WK 515 Pituitary gonadotropins; WP 530 Corpus luteum hormones.

Placental hormones