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Endocrine System



Classify general works on the endocrine system and its diseases in children in WS 330.


  • Classify endocrine disease nursing in WY 155.
  • Classify works on nursing of patients with specific diseases in the WY number also.

 

  WK 1-148 Reference Works. General Works
  WK 150-190 Hormones. Hormone Therapy
  WK 200-300 Thyroid Gland. Parathyroid Glands
  WK 350-400 Pineal Gland. Thymus Gland
  WK 500-590 Pituitary Gland
  WK 700-790 Adrenal Glands
  WK 800-885 Islets of Langerhans
  WK 900-920 Gonads


Reference Works. General Works

 
WK 1
Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Includes membership lists issued serially or separately. Classify directories in WK 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc. in W1. For academies and institutes, see WK 23-24.
 
Collected works (General)
WK 5
By several authors
WK 7
By individual authors
 
WK 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
 
WK 11
History (Table G)
WK 11.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WK 13
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WK 15
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WK 16
Tables. Statistics
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WK 17
Atlas
Classify atlases limited to a particular part of the system here also.
 
WK 18
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
WK 18.2
Educational materials
(Used for both 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.
 
WK 19
Schools, departments and faculties of endocrinology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WK 20
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
 
WK 21
Endocrinology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
 
WK 22
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WK 22.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
Laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.
WK 23
Collective
WK 24
Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
 
WK 25
Laboratory manuals. Technique. Experimental studies (General)
 
WK 26
Equipment and supplies
Classify catalogs in W 26.
 
WK 26.5
Informatics. Automatic data processing. Computers (General)
Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
 
Hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, etc.
WK 27
Collective (Table G)
WK 27.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
WK 28
Individual (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table G)
 
Museums, exhibitions, etc.
WK 28.5
Collective
WK 28.6
Individual (Cutter from name of museum, etc.)
 
WK 32
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WK 32.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WK 33
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WK 33.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WK 39
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WK 100
Endocrine glands (General)
Classify works on the specialty and on both the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WK 140.
 
WK 102
Physiology. Biochemistry. Hormones and antagonists (General)
 
WK 140
Endocrine diseases (General)
 
WK 148
Surgery (General)


Hormones. Hormone Therapy

 
WK 150
Steroid hormones (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify works on hormones of a particular gland with the gland.
 
WK 170
Gastrointestinal hormones
(e.g., Secretin. Enterogastrone)
 
WK 180
Renal hormones
 
WK 185
Other hormones
(e.g., Peptide hormones)
 
[WK 187]
[This number not used]
Classify with hormones in WK 150-190, etc.
 
WK 190
Hormone therapy (General)
Classify works on a specific condition or disorder with the condition or disorder.


Thyroid Gland. Parathyroid Glands

 
WK 200
General works
 
WK 201
Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Abnormalities
 
WK 202
Physiology. Biochemistry (including iodine metabolism). Thyroid hormones and antagonists
 
WK 250
Hypothyroidism and related disorders (General or not elsewhere classified)
WK 252
Congenital hypothyroidism. Myxedema
 
WK 259
Goiter
Classify here works on goiter in general and on specific goiters, except exophthalmic goiter which is classed in WK 265.
 
WK 265
Hyperthyroidism. Thyrotoxicosis. Exophthalmic goiter
WK 267
Medical therapy
 
WK 270
Neoplasms. Cysts
 
WK 280
Surgery
 
WK 300
Parathyroid glands


Pineal Gland. Thymus Gland

 
WK 350
Pineal gland
 
[WK 375]
[This number not used]
Classify carotid body in WL 102.9.
 
WK 400
Thymus gland


Pituitary Gland

 
WK 500
General works
 
WK 501
Anatomy. Histology. Embryology
 
WK 502
Physiology. Biochemistry
 
WK 510
Anterior pituitary gland (Adenohypophysis)
Include here works on the pituitary-adrenal system.
WK 515
Hormones and antagonists
Include works on release and release inhibiting hormones.
 
WK 520
Posterior pituitary gland (Neurohypophysis). Hormones and antagonists
Classify works on antidiuretic vasopressin in QV 160; on oxytocin in QV 173.
 
WK 550
Diseases
(e.g., Diabetes insipidus. Pituitary dwarfism. Gigantism. Acromegaly. Hypopituitarism. Froehlich's syndrome, etc.)
WK 585
Neoplasms
Include works on the anterior and posterior pituitary glands here also.
 
WK 590
Surgery


Adrenal Glands

 
WK 700
General works
 
WK 701
Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Abnormalities
 
WK 702
Physiology. Biochemistry
 
WK 725
Adrenal medulla. Epinephrine. Norepinephrine and other catecholamines
Classify works on methyldopa in QV 150 or with the disorder being treated.
 
WK 750
Adrenal cortex
Classify works on neoplasms in WK 780; on surgery, in WK 790; on the pituitary-adrenal system, in WK 510.
WK 755
Adrenal cortex hormones. Glucocorticoids (General or not elsewhere classified)
(e.g., Cortisone)
Classify works on glucocorticoids used as dermatologic agents in QV 60.
[WK 757]
[This number not used]
Classify with adrenal cortex hormones in WK 755.
WK 760
Diseases of the adrenal cortex
WK 765
Adrenal cortex hypofunction
(e.g., Addison's disease)
WK 770
Adrenal cortex hyperfunction
(e.g., Adrenogenital syndrome. Virilism)
 
WK 780
Neoplasms
 
WK 790
Surgery


Islets of Langerhans

 
WK 800
General works
 
WK 801
Anatomy. Histology. Embryology
 
WK 810
Diabetes mellitus
WK 815
Therapy
WK 818
Diet
WK 819
Diet lists. Diabetic cooking
WK 820
Insulins
WK 825
Other hypoglycemic agents
WK 830
Diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetic coma
WK 835
Complications of diabetes
WK 840
Diabetes as a complication in other conditions
Classify works on diabetes in pregnancy in WQ 248.
WK 850
Diabetic patients' manuals. Self care
 
WK 870
Glycosurias
 
WK 880
Hyperinsulinism. Hyperglycemia. Hypoglycemia
 
WK 885
Neoplasms


Gonads

 
WK 900
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.
 
WK 920
Placental hormones

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