Classification 2021 Summer Edition

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Ophthalmology

  • Classify works on ophthalmic nursing and nursing of patients with specific ophthalmic diseases in WY 158.


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


Collected works by several authors

Collected works by individual authors

Addresses. Essays. Lectures

History of ophthalmology and optometry (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)

Classify tables used in optical dispensing calculations in WW 352.

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

Atlases. Pictorial works

Classify here also atlases on a specific part of the eye.

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 ophthalmology (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.

Ophthalmology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Classify works on the specialty alone here. Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WW 100. Classify works on optometry and opticianry in WW 721.

Ophthalmic assistants

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify directories of optometrists and/or opticians in WW 722.

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)

Laws. Estimation of disability for compensation (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)

Popular works (General)

General works

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

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Biochemistry. Abnormalities

Physiology of the eye. Vision (General)

Visual perception. Space perception

Cf. WW 150 Color perception.

Ocular accommodation. Ocular adaptation

[This number not used]

Cf. WW 80 Popular works. Classify prevention of vision disorders in WW 140; eye protective devices in WW 26.

Eye diseases. Vision disorders (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WW 100. Classify works on eye infections or hypersensitivity diseases in WW 160.

Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods (General). Monitoring

Classify works on the examination of a part with the part.

Objective methods

Classify works on electronystagmography in WW 410; on electroretinography in WW 270; on gonioscopy in WW 210; on retinography in WW 300.

Subjective methods. Evaluation of function

Neoplasms

Classify works on neoplasms of parts of the eye with the part.

Color perception. Color blindness

Cf. WW 105 Visual perception

Eye infections. Hypersensitivity diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify here diseases or infections whether caused by bacteria, parasites, or viruses or hypersensitivity. Classify works on eye diseases in general in WW 140.

Ocular therapeutics

Cf. WW 168 Ophthalmological surgery.

Ophthalmological surgery (General)

Classify works on surgery for a particular disorder with the disorder. Cf. WW 340 Refractive surgery.

Eye banks. Eye bank procedures (including those for specific parts of the eye)

Orbit

Eyelids. Eyebrows

Cf. WR 390-465 Skin appendage diseases.

Lacrimal apparatus

Anterior chamber. Posterior chamber. Aqueous humor (Eyeball)

Conjunctiva

Trachoma

Cornea

Sclera

Uvea. Iris. Ciliary body

Choroid

Vitreous body

Crystalline lens. Cataract

Retina

Blindness. Amblyopia

Optic nerve

Glaucoma

General works

Astigmatism

Myopia

Refractive surgery

Optical dispensing. Spectacle fitting

Classify works on optometry and opticianry in WW 704-722.

Principles. Calculations. Tables

Frames. Eyeglasses

Classify works on intraocular lenses in WW 358 or if exclusively for cataract therapy, in WW 260.

Contact lenses

Prosthesis

General works

Orthoptics (General)

Disorders of ocular motility

Strabismus

Disorders due to diseases of the central nervous system. Neurologic manifestations of eye diseases (General)

Eye manifestations of general disease

Classify works on eye manifestations of specific diseases with disease.

Medical aspects of reading problems associated with poor vision.

Occupational ophthalmology

Foreign bodies. Injuries. Toxic injuries

Pediatric ophthalmology and optometry (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on particular disorders with the disorder. Classify pediatric ophthalmologic surgical procedures in WW 168.

Geriatric ophthalmology and optometry (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on particular disorders with the disorder. Classify geriatric ophthalmologic surgical procedures in WW 168.

General works. Office management

Classify works on the specific functions of the optometrist in the WW number for the function; on functions of the optician in WW 350-355.

Optometry and opticianry as professions. Ethics. Peer review

Classify works on history of the professions in WW 11-11.1.

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

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