Classification 2021 Summer Edition

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Nervous System

  • Classify general works on the nervous system and its diseases in children in WS 340-342.
  • Classify works on neurological nursing and nursing of patients with specific neurologic diseases in WY 160.5.

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 WL 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes see WL 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 neurology (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.

Neurology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

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

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)

[This number not used]

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 the specialty and on the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WL 140. Cf. WL 103-105 Specific neurosciences

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Abnormalities (General)

Physiology (General)

Neural stem cells

Neurons

Motor neurons

Synapses

Nerve endings

Psychophysiology (General)

Classify works on specific topics by subject.

Biofeedback

Classify works on biofeedback in behavior therapy in WM 425.5.B6.

Cognitive neuroscience

Neuropsychology

Psychoneuroimmunology

Neurochemistry

Neuroendocrinology

Reflexes

Classify works on conditioned reflexes, etc., in BF 319-319.5.

Physiology of sleep. Sleep disorders

Classify works on psychological aspects of sleep disorders in WM 188.

Nervous system diseases (General)

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

Neurologic examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods (General or not elsewhere classified)

Specific diagnostic methods, A-Z

Classify works on diagnosis in general in WL 141; Electroencephalography in WL 150; Echoencephalography in WL 154; Myelography in WL 405.

Brain mapping

Cerebral angiography

Cerebral ventriculography

Magnetic resonance imaging

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Magnetoencephalography

Neuroendoscopy

Neuropsychological tests

Neuroimaging

Pneumoencephalography

Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Electroencephalography. Monitoring (General)

Echoencephalography

Nervous system neoplasms (General)

Meninges. Blood-brain barrier

Classify works on listeria meningitis in WC 242; on meningococcal meningitis in WC 245; on viral meningitis in WC 540.

Cerebrospinal fluid

Cf. QY 220 Clinical analysis; WB 377 Spinal, cisternal and ventricular puncture.

Central nervous system including works on brain alone (General or not elsewhere classified)

Cf. WL 348 Brain diseases.

Central nervous system diseases


Cf. WL 348 Brain diseases. Classify works on diseases of specific parts of the central nervous system with the part. Classify works on diagnosis in WL 141.


Cerebrovascular circulation

Cf. WG 595.C37 Cerebral arteries.

Telencephalon. Cerebrum.

Brain stem

Diencephalon. Thalamus

Limbic system

Cerebellum

Cranial nerves (General or not elsewhere classified)

Localization of function. Cerebral dominance

Physiology of mental processes

Neurologic manifestations (General or not elsewhere classified)

Cf. WL 390 Movement disorders; WW 460 Neurologic manifestations of eye disease.

Neurobehavioral manifestations

Communication disorders. Speech-language pathology

Classify here all works on communication disorders except those of psychogenic origins. Classify communication disorders of psychogenic origins in WM 475-WM 475.6.

Speech therapy. Language therapy

Cf. WM 475.3 for therapy of disorders of psychogenic origin.

Aphasia

Classify works on aphasia of psychogenic origin in WM 475.5.

Dyslexia

Classify works on dyslexia of psychogenic origin in WM 475.6.

Consciousness disorders

Headache. Headache disorders (General)

Migraine. Vascular headache

Paralysis (General or not elsewhere classified)

Brain diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on diagnosis in WL 141.

Congenital (General or not elsewhere classified)

Inflammatory

Cf. WC 542 Arbovirus encephalitis and equine encephalomyelitis in humans.

Traumatic

Cerebrovascular disorders (General or not elsewhere classified)

Brain ischemia. Stroke

Carotid artery diseases

Brain neoplasms. Central nervous system neoplasms (General)

Neurodegenerative diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Parkinsonian disorders

Huntington disease

Multiple sclerosis

Kernicterus

Brain surgery. Neurosurgery (General)

Classify works on sympathectomy in WL 610. Classify works on surgery for a particular disorder with the disorder.

Psychosurgery

Epilepsy

Movement disorders (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on muscular diseases in WE 550-559.

Spinal cord. Spinal nerves (General or not elsewhere classified)

Spinal cord diseases

Spinal cord injuries

Myelography

General works

Cf. WL 330 Cranial nerves; WL 400 Spinal nerves.

Peripheral nervous system diseases

Peripheral nerve injuries

Neuritis. Neuralgia

General works

Classify here works on specific autonomic nerve groups, not included below.

Sympathetic nervous system. Parasympathetic nervous system

Classify works on cranial nerves in WL 330.

General works

Classify works on specific sense organs with the system involved.

Psychophysics. Sensation (General)

Do not confuse with psychophysiology WL 103.

Pain

Classify works on individual sense organ and/or pain relating to it with the organ.

Pain management

Perception. Perceptual distortion

Classify works on psychological aspects of perception in BF 292. Classify works on perceptual distortion and disorders associated with psychoses in WM 204. Classify works on visual perception in WW 105; on auditory perception in WV 268; on pain perception in WL 704.





Sensation disorders (General or not elsewhere classified)

Cf. WR 280 for sensory disorders of the skin.