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Surgery



Note form numbers used also under Anesthesia WO 201-233.1.

 

  WO 1-102 Reference Works. General Works
  WO 113-149 Antisepsis. Diseases. Diagnosis. Shock
  WO 162-176 Surgical Equipment. Artificial Organs
  WO 178-198 Principles of Care. Procedures
  WO 200-460 Anesthesia
      WO 200-233.1 Anesthesia Reference Works
      WO 234-250 Preanesthetic Treatment. Equipment. Accidents
      WO 275-297 General Anesthesia
      WO 300-375 Conduction Anesthesia. Hypothermia. Diagnosis. Therapeutics
      WO 440-460 In Medical Specialties
  WO 500-517 Operative Surgical Procedures. Techniques
  WO 600-640 Plastic Surgery. Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  WO 660-690 Transplantation
  WO 700-820 Traumatic Injuries
  WO 925-950 Special Age Groups


Reference Works. General Works

 
WO 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 WO 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc., in W1. For academies and institutes, see WO 23-24.
 
Collected works (General)
WO 5
By authors
WO 7
By individual authors
 
WO 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
 
WO 11
History (Table G)
WO 11.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WO 13
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 15
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 16
Tables. Statistics. Case reports (General)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
[WO 17]
[This number not used]
Classify atlases in WO 517.
 
WO 18
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
WO 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.
 
WO 19
Schools, departments, and faculties of surgery
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 20
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject. Cf. WO 50 Experimental surgery.
 
WO 21
Surgery as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
 
WO 22
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 22.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
Laboratories, academies,research institutes, organ banks, etc.
WO 23
Collective
WO 24
Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
Classify works on eye banks in WW 23-24.
 
[WO 25]
[This number not used]
Classify laboratory manuals in WO 500-512, etc.
 
[WO 26]
[This number not used]
Classify material on surgical instruments and equipment in WO 162; on instruments and equipment used in anesthesia in WO 240; catalogs in W 26.
 
Hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, etc.
WO 27
Collective (Table G)
WO 27.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
WO 28
Individual (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table G)
 
Museums, exhibitions, etc.
WO 28.5
Collective
WO 28.6
Individual (Cutter from name of museum, etc.)
 
WO 32
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 32.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 33
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 33.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
[WO 34]
[This number not used]
Classify malpractice in WO 33; WO 33.1.
 
WO 39
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 50
Experimental surgery (General)
Classify works on experimental work in a particular area by subject. Classify works about research in WO 20.
 
WO 62
Interpersonal relations of the surgeon and anesthesiologist (including relations with patients and other professionals). Attitude
 
WO 64
Referral and consultation (General)
 
WO 75
Popular works (General)
 
WO 100
General works
Classify here general works on the specialty or on the specialty and procedures. Classify general works on procedures alone in WO 500. For specific surgical procedures, classify under the specific procedure term. Cf. WF 980 Thoracic surgical procedures; WI 900 Digestive system surgical procedures, etc.
 
WO 101
Surgical anatomy
 
WO 102
Physiology


Antisepsis. Diseases. Diagnosis. Shock

 
WO 113
Antisepsis. Sterilization. Asepsis
 
WO 140
Surgical diseases (General)
Classify here works that discuss diagnosis, prognosis, treatment. Classify works limited to pathology in WO 142 below.
 
WO 141
Surgical examination. Surgical diagnosis. Exploratory surgery
 
WO 142
Surgical pathology
Classify here works on examination of tissues, organs, frozen section material, or other material removed surgically. Cf. WO 140 Surgical diseases.
 
WO 149
Surgical shock


Surgical Equipment. Artificial Organs

 
WO 162
Surgical equipment, instruments and other supplies
Classify catalogs in W 26. Cf. WO 240 for equipment used in anesthesia.
WO 166
Sutures. Ligatures. Tissue adhesives
WO 167
Surgical dressing. Bandaging technique. Adhesive plaster
WO 170
Surgical casts
 
WO 176
Artificial organs
Classify works on specific organs in the surgery number or lacking that, in the general number for the organ being replaced. Cf. WG 169.5 Artificial heart; WJ 378 Artificial kidney.


Principles of Care. Procedures

 
WO 178
Principles of surgical care. Perioperative care
WO 179
Preoperative care
WO 181
Intraoperative care
WO 183
Postoperative care
WO 184
Postoperative complications and treatment
WO 185
Surgical wounds. Surgical wound infection. Wound healing (including healing of non-surgical wounds)
WO 188
Closure of wounds. Drainage
 
WO 192
Minor surgery. Ambulatory surgery (General)
 
WO 198
Electrosurgery. Cautery. Laser and electrocoagulation (General)
Classify works on use in particular fields with the field or the condition.


Anesthesia


Anesthesia Reference Works

 
WO 200
Surgical anesthesia. Analgesia (General)
Do not confuse with general anesthesia WO 275.  Classify anesthesia used in specific types of surgery with the type.
 
WO 201
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 WO 222. Classify annual reports, journals, etc., in W1. For academies and institutes, see WO 23-24.
 
Collected works (General)
WO 205
By several authors
WO 207
By individual authors
 
WO 209
Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
 
WO 211
History (Table G)
WO 211.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WO 213
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 215
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 218
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
WO 218.2
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.
 
WO 219
Schools, departments, and faculties of anesthesiology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 220
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
 
WO 221
Anesthesiology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
 
WO 222
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 222.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
[WO 226]
[This number not used]
Classify equipment and supplies for anesthesia in WO 240; catalogs in W 26. Cf. WO 162 Surgical equipment.
 
WO 231
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WO 232
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 232.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 233
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WO 233.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)


Preanesthetic Treatment. Equipment. Accidents

 
WO 234
Preanesthetic medication. Preparation of patient
 
WO 235
Choice of anesthesia
Classify works on choice of anesthesia for patients with cardiac problems in WG 460.
 
WO 240
Equipment and supplies
Classify catalogs in W 26. Cf. WO 162 Surgical equipment.
 
WO 245
Accidents. Complications
(e.g., Laryngospasm. Cardiac failure. Vomiting)
Classify works written for the cardiologist in WG 460.
WO 250
Asphyxia. Methods of resuscitation
Classify here general works on asphyxia and resuscitation. Classify works on first aid in WA 292; on resuscitation of the newborn in WQ 450.


General Anesthesia

 
WO 275
General anesthesia
WO 277
Inhalation anesthesia
WO 280
Intratracheal anesthesia. Technique of intubation
WO 285
Intravenous
WO 290
Rectal
 
[WO 295]
[This number not used]
Classify basal anesthesia in WO 234.
WO 297
Muscle relaxants and tranquilizing agents in conjunction with anesthesia and analgesia


Conduction Anesthesia. Hypothermia. Diagnosis. Therapeutics

 
WO 300
Conduction anesthesia
(e.g., Regional anesthesia or local anesthesia)
WO 305
Spinal. Epidural
WO 340
Infiltration and topical
 
WO 350
Induced hypothermia and related topics
 
WO 375
Diagnostic and therapeutic anesthetic procedures
(e.g., Nerve block)


In Medical Specialties

 
WO 440
Pediatric anesthesia
 
WO 445
Geriatric anesthesia
 
WO 450
Obstetrical anesthesia
 
WO 460
Anesthesia in dentistry. Dental hypnosis
Classify works on anesthesia for patients with cardiac problems in WG 460.


Operative Surgical Procedures. Techniques

 
WO 500
General works on surgical procedures
Classify works on specific procedures with the specific term: digestive system surgical procedures in WI 900, thoracic surgical procedures in WF 980, etc. Classify works on surgery as a specialty--or on the specialty and procedures together--in WO 100.
 
WO 505
Endoscopic surgery. Computer-assisted surgery
 
WO 510
Cryosurgery
 
WO 511
Laser therapy
 
WO 512
Microsurgery
 
WO 515
Regenerative medicine
 
WO 517
Atlases. Pictorial works
Classify all types of surgical atlases in this number, except those relating to a particular body system or part. Classify the latter by system.


Plastic Surgery. Reconstructive Surgical Procedures

 
WO 600
General works
Classify material on plastic surgery of a condition, e.g., burns, with the condition. Classify material on plastic surgery of a region, system or organ with the area covered, e.g., plastic surgery of the nose, in WV 312.
 
WO 610
Skin transplantation, tube grafts, etc.
 
WO 640
Prosthesis in plastic surgery
Cf. WO 176 Artificial organs (General).


Transplantation

 
WO 660
General works
Classify works on specific organs in the surgery number or lacking that, in the general number for the organ being replaced. Classify general works on artificial organs in WO 176.
 
WO 665
Tissue preservation
 
WO 680
Immunology
Classify works on immunosuppressive agents in QW 920.
 
WO 690
Legal, ethical, and religious aspects
Classify the text of laws in WO 32.


Traumatic Injuries

 
WO 700
General works
 
WO 704
Burns
 
WO 800
Military surgery
 
WO 807
Gunshot wounds
Classify works on forensic medicine in W 843.
 
WO 820
Blast injuries


Special Age Groups

 
WO 925
Pediatric surgery (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify works on pediatric anesthesia in WO 440; on surgery of individual organs or systems in WS 260-360.
 
WO 950
Geriatric surgery
Classify works on geriatric anesthesia in WO 445.

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