Classification 2021 Summer Edition

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Radiology. Diagnostic Imaging

Classify here general diagnostic uses of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. Classify here material on diagnostic and therapeutic use of ionizing radiation, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging.

  • Classify material on ionizing radiation used in the diagnosis and treatment of a specific disease, organ or system with the disease, organ or system.
  • Classify material on non-ionizing radiation in WB or other appropriate numbers.

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 WN 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WN 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 radiological subject 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 radiology (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, 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.

Radiology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Allied health personnel. Allied health occupations

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

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

Collective radiological laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

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

Laboratory manuals. Technique

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Classify works on equipment in WN 150; catalogs of equipment 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)

Radiation (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on both radiology and radiation here. Classify works on radiology alone in WN 21.

Ionizing radiation

Health physics

Include here works on the physics of radiation and nuclear medicine.

Equipment and supplies

Classify catalogs in W 26.

Technology. Contrast media (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on diagnosis of a specific disease with the disease. Classify works on examination of a system, region or organ with the specific area.

Diagnostic imaging (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify pediatric diagnostic imaging in WN 240.

Computer-assisted image interpretation

Magnetic resonance imaging

Molecular imaging

Optical imaging

Radiography (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify dental radiography in WN 230. Classify pediatric radiography in WN 240.

Interventional radiography

Radionuclide imaging

Thermography

Tomography

Ultrasonography

Foreign body imaging

Fluoroscopy

Dental diagnostic imaging (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify pediatric dental diagnostic imaging in WN 240.

Pediatric diagnostic imaging (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on specific sites or diseases with the site or disease. Classify works on specific imaging techniques with the technique.

General works

Classify here works focusing on general aspects of radiotherapy. Classify works focusing on treatment of neoplasms in QZ 269. Classify works on ionizing radiation used in the therapy of a specific disease, organ or system with the disease, organ or system.

Special types, A-Z

Brachytherapy

Heavy ion radiotherapy

Proton therapy

Radiosurgery

Radiotherapy, Computer-assisted

Radiotherapy, High-energy

X-ray therapy

Radiotherapy dosage

[This number not used]

Classify works on adverse effects of radium and radon in WN 610-615; Classify works on diagnostic use of radium and radon in WN 445.

[This number not used]

Classify works on therapeutic use of radium and radon in WN 450.

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Classify works on nuclear physics in QC.

[This number not used]

Classify works on medical use of radioisotopes and radioactive elements in WN 440-450. Classify works on adverse effects of radioisotopes and radioactive elements in WN 610-615 .

Nuclear medicine

Classify works on nuclear medicine as a profession in WN 21.

Diagnostic methods

Classify works on radionuclide imaging in WN 203.

Therapeutics

Radiologic health (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify here works on general effects of ionizing radiation on humans. Classify works on the effects of non-ionizing radiation on humans in QT 162.U4.

Radiation injuries

Classify general works on radiation-induced abnormalities in QS 681. Classify works on radiation effects on plants in QK 757.

Radioactive food contamination

Classify laws and discussion of laws related to radioactive contamination of foods or beverages in WA 697.

Radioactive pollution and pollutants (General)

Classify here general works on radioactive hazard release. Classify works primarily on radiation injuries in WN 610. Classify works on non-radioactive pollution in WA 754 for general air pollution; in WA 450 for industrial air pollution; in WA 785 for soil pollution; and WA 689 for water pollution.





Experimental radiation injuries

[This number not used]

Classify works on radiation effects on plants in QK 757.

Radiation protection

Cf. WA 788 Industrial wastes. Classify works on protection from cosmic radiation in space in WD 760.

Radiometry

Radiation dosage