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NLM Classification 2016: Worldwide source of medical library classification

QZ

Pathology


  QZ 1-39 Reference Works. General Works
  QZ 40-105 Pathogenesis. Etiology
  QZ 140-180 Pathologic Processes
  QZ 200-380 Neoplasms
      QZ 310-380 Specific Types of Neoplasms


Reference Works. General Works

 
QZ 1
Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Includes membership lists issued serially or separately. Classify directories in QZ 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc. in W1. For academies and institutes, see QZ 23-24.
 
QZ 4
General works
Classify works on both the specialty and pathologic processes here. Classify works on the specialty only in QZ 21. Classify works on pathologic processes only in QZ 140. Classify material on comparative pathology in QZ 33.
 
Collected works (General)
QZ 5
By several authors
QZ 7
By individual authors
 
QZ 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
 
QZ 11
History (Table G)
QZ 11.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
QZ 11.5
Paleopathology
 
QZ 13
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
QZ 15
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
QZ 16
Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
QZ 16.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
QZ 17
Atlases. Pictorial works
Classify here atlases on tissue pathology in disease.
 
QZ 18
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
QZ 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.
 
QZ 19
Schools, departments, and faculties of pathology (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Include here works on schools of clinical pathology; also include here works on the history of schools of pathology. Classify courses of study, catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.
QZ 19.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
QZ 20.5
Research (General)
Classify material on cancer research in QZ 206.
 
QZ 21
Pathology and oncology as professions. Ethics. Peer review
 
QZ 22
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
QZ 22.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
Laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. Cancer hospitals
QZ 23
Collective
QZ 24
Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
 
QZ 25
Laboratory manuals. Technique
 
QZ 26
Equipment and supplies
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Classify catalogs here.
 
QZ 26.5
Informatics. Automatic data processing. Computers (General)
Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
 
Museums, exhibitions, etc.
QZ 27
Collective
QZ 28
Individual (Cutter from name of institution) (Table G)
 
QZ 32
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
QZ 32.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
QZ 32.3
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
QZ 32.4
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
QZ 33
Comparative pathology
 
QZ 35
Postmortem examination
Classify works on examination of dead bodies for medicolegal purposes in W 800-867.
 
QZ 39
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)


Pathogenesis. Etiology

 
QZ 40
Pathogenesis. Etiology
Classify here works on causative factors and development. Classify works on diagnosis, therapy, etc., of the resultant disease with the disease or system.
QZ 42
Iatrogenic disease (General). Medication errors
[QZ 45]
[This number not used]
QZ 50
Genetic causes of disease
Classify works on pathologic genetic processes in QU 477. Classify genetic causes of neoplasms in QZ 210.
QZ 52
Genetic services
QZ 53
Age factors. Sex factors
Classify works on age factors or sex factors relating to a particular disease, with the disease.
QZ 55
Trauma (Physical)
[QZ 57]
[This number not used]
QZ 59
Chemical agents (General)
Classify works on specific chemical agents in QV.
QZ 65
Bacteria. Fungi. Viruses (General)
Classify works on specific organisms in QW.
QZ 85
Animal parasites
QZ 105
Diet
[QZ 109]
[This number not used]
Classify works on vitamin deficiencies as a cause of disease in QZ 105.


Pathologic Processes

 
QZ 140
Pathologic processes (General)
QZ 150
Inflammation
QZ 160
Physiological stress
QZ 170
Circulatory disorders
QZ 180
Degenerative processes
[QZ 190]
[This number not used]


Neoplasms

 
QZ 200
Neoplasms (General)
Classify works on neoplasms by site where possible, otherwise by tissue if applicable.
QZ 201
Popular works
Classify here popular works on neoplasms in general. Classify popular works on neoplasms by site in the appropriate schedule.
QZ 202
Etiology
QZ 203
Neoplastic processes
QZ 204
Precancerous conditions. Tumor virus infections
QZ 206
Research (General). Experimental neoplasms
Classify here all works on experimental neoplasms regardless of type or site.
QZ 210
Genetic aspects
Include here works on neoplastic genes and proteins.
QZ 220
Epidemiology (Table G)
QZ 220.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
QZ 241
Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods
QZ 250
Prevention and control
QZ 266
Therapy
QZ 267
Drug therapy
QZ 268
Surgical techniques
QZ 269
Radiotherapy
QZ 270
Combined modality therapy
QZ 275
Pediatric oncology. Adolescent oncology (General)
Classify here all aspects of pediatric and adolescent neoplasms in general; classify works on particular neoplasms with the neoplasm. Classify works on neoplasms by site or tissue if applicable.


Specific Types of Neoplasms


QZ 310
Complex and mixed. Germ cell and embryonal
[QZ 320]
[This number not used]
[QZ 330]
[This number not used]
QZ 340
Connective, muscle, and vascular tissues
QZ 345
Sarcoma
[QZ 350]
[This number not used]
Classify works on hematologic neoplasms and lymphoma in WH 525. Classify works on leukemia in WH 250.
QZ 360
Melanoma (General or not elsewhere classified)
QZ 365
Glandular and epithelial tissue. Carcinoma (General or not elsewhere classified)
QZ 380
Nerve tissue