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Geriatrics. Chronic Disease



Classify works on geriatric nursing in WY 152.

 

  WT 1-39 Reference Works
  WT 100-166 Geriatrics
  WT 500 Chronic Disease


Reference Works

 
WT 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 WT 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc., in W1. For academies and institutes, see WT 23-24.
 
Collected works (General)
WT 5
By several authors
WT 7
By individual authors
 
WT 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
 
WT 11
History (Table G)
WT 11.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WT 13
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WT 15
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WT 16
Tables. Statistics
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WT 17
Atlases. Pictorial works
Cf. QZ 17 for tissue pathology of disease.
 
WT 18
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
WT 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.
 
WT 19
Schools, departments, and faculties of geriatrics
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WT 20
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
 
WT 21
Geriatrics as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
 
WT 22
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WT 22.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
Laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.
WT 23
Collective
WT 24
Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
 
WT 25
Laboratory manuals. Technique
 
WT 26
Equipment and supplies
Classify catalogs in W 26.
 
WT 26.5
Informatics. Automatic data processing. Computers (General)
Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
 
Hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, old age homes, etc.
WT 27
Collective (Table G)
WT 27.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
WT 28
Individual (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table G)
 
Museums, exhibitions, etc.
WT 28.5
Collective
WT 28.6
Individual (Cutter from name of museum, etc.)
 
WT 29
Senior centers, day care centers and programs (Table G)
WT 29.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WT 30
Surveys. Medicosocial problems of gerontology and chronic disease
 
WT 31
Medical care plans. Long-term care
Include here works on Medicare. Classify works on nursing care only in WY 152.
 
WT 32
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WT 32.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WT 33
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WT 33.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WT 39
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)


Geriatrics

 
WT 100
General works
Classify works on specific diseases with the disease in other schedules; on nursing of specific diseases in WY 152; on anesthesia in WO 445; on surgery in WO 950.
 
WT 104
Aging process
Classify works on aging tissue here. Classify works on the aging organ or system with the organ or system.
 
WT 115
Nutritional requirements. Nutrition disorders
 
WT 116
Longevity. Life expectancy. Death
Cf. WS 200 for death of children, and other specific topics related to death, e.g., Attitude to death BF 789.D4, etc.
 
WT 120
Popular works (General). Geriatric hygiene
Include here autobiographical case histories. Example: Mills. Notings of a nonogenarian. Classify popular works on a particular subject by subject.
 
WT 141
Physical examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring
 
WT 145
Geriatric psychology. Mental health
Classify works on geriatric psychiatry in WT 150.
 
WT 150
Geriatric psychiatry. Mental disorders of aging
Classify works on specific disorders with the disorder; on geriatric psychology in WT 145.
WT 155
Senile dementia. Alzheimer's disease
Cf. WM 220 for dementia and presenile dementia.
 
WT 166
Therapeutics (General or not elsewhere classified)


Chronic Disease


For children and adolescents, see WS 210.
 
WT 500
General works

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