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WD

Disorders of Systemic, Metabolic or Environmental Origin, etc.



The WD schedule consists of a series of sections which deal with subjects that cannot be readily integrated into other schedules because of the underlying framework of the Classification.

  • Classify works on history of societies in the general number for each section.

 

  WD 100-175 Nutrition Disorders
  WD 200-226 Metabolic Diseases
      WD 200-200.1 General Metabolic Diseases
      WD 200.5-214 Specific Metabolic Diseases
      WD 220-226 Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
  WD 300-380 Connective Tissue Diseases
  WD 600-670 Disorders and Injuries of Environmental Origin
  WD 700-745 Aviation Medicine
  WD 750-760 Space Medicine
  WD 800 Naval Medicine


Nutrition Disorders


Classify works on nutrition disorders in infancy and childhood in WS 115-132; in the aged in WT 115. Classify works on nutrition disorders as a cause of disease in QZ 105.
 
WD 100
General works
Classify here works on particular nutrition disorders not included below or elsewhere classified.
 
WD 101
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WD 105
Deficiency diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify works on deficiency of hormones in WK; on deficiencies as etiological factors in particular diseases with the disease.
WD 110
Vitamin A deficiency
(e.g., Night blindness)
WD 120
Vitamin B deficiency
WD 122
Thiamine deficiency
(e.g., Beriberi)
WD 124
Riboflavin deficiency
WD 126
Pellagra
WD 140
Ascorbic acid deficiency
(e.g., Scurvy)
WD 145
Vitamin D deficiency
(e.g., Rickets)
WD 150
Vitamin E deficiency
WD 155
Vitamin K deficiency
 
WD 175
Celiac disease. Sprue


Metabolic Diseases


General Metabolic Diseases

 
WD 200
General works
Classify works on diabetes and related conditions in WK; on achlorhydria in WI 308.
 
WD 200.1
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)


Specific Metabolic Diseases

 
WD 200.5
Specific diseases or groups of diseases not classified elsewhere, A-Z
WD 200.5.C2
Calcium metabolism disorders
Classify works on deficiency diseases in WD 100-175.
WD 200.5.G6
Glucose metabolism disorders
Classify works on diabetes mellitus in WK 810-850.
WD 200.5.H5
Hyperammonemia
WD 200.5.H8
Lipid metabolism disorders
Classify inborn errors in WD 205.5.L5.
WD 200.5.H9
Hyperprolactinemia
WD 200.5.I7
Iron metabolism disorders
WD 200.5.M2
Malabsorption syndromes
Classify works on celiac disease and sprue in WD 175. Classify works for the gastroenterologist in WI 418.
WD 200.5.M6
Mitochondrial diseases
WD 200.5.P4
Phosphorus metabolism disorders
[WD 200.5.P7]
[This number not used]
Classify works on protein-losing enteropathies in WI 418.
 
WD 205
Inborn errors of metabolism (General)
Classify works on the hemolytic anemias in WH 170; on chronic idiopathic jaundice in WI 703; on errors of renal tubular transport in WJ 301.
WD 205.5
Specific errors or groups of errors not elsewhere classified, A-Z
WD 205.5.A5
Amino acid metabolism
Classify works on albinism in WR 265.
WD 205.5.A6
Amyloidosis
WD 205.5.C2
Carbohydrate metabolism
WD 205.5.H9
Hyperbilirubinemia, Hereditary
WD 205.5.L5
Lipid metabolism
WD 205.5.M3
Metal metabolism (General)
Classify works on specific disorders separately.
WD 205.5.M4
Minerals
WD 205.5.P2
Paralyses, Familial periodic
WD 205.5.P6
Porphyrias
WD 205.5.P8
Purine-pyrimidine metabolism
Classify works on gout in WE 350.
WD 205.5.X2
Xanthomatosis
 
WD 210
Overweight. Obesity
Classify works on weight reduction diets here or in WD 212 below.
WD 212
Popular works
 
WD 214
Adiposis dolorosa. Lipomatosis. Lipodystrophy
Classify works on panniculitis in WR 220; on lipochondrodystrophy in WD 205.5.C2.


Water-Electrolyte Imbalance

 
WD 220
Water-electrolyte imbalance. Acid-base imbalance
Classify works on water-electrolyte balance and acid base equilibrium in QU 105.
WD 222
Acidosis
Classify works on diabetic acidosis in WK 830; on renal tubular acidosis in WJ 301; on respiratory acidosis in WF 140.
WD 226
Alkalosis


Connective Tissue Diseases

 
[WD 300]
[This number not used]
Classify works on immune system diseases in QW 740. Classify works on hypersensitivity in QW 900.
 
[WD 301]
[This number not used]
 
[WD 305]
[This number not used]
Classify works on autoimmune diseases in QW 545.
 
[WD 308]
[This number not used]
Classify works on immune complex diseases in QW 608. Classify works on immunologic deficiency syndromes in QW 740.
 
[WD 310]
[This number not used]
Classify works on food hypersensitivity in QW 904.
 
[WD 320]
[This number not used]
Classify works on drug hypersensitivity in QW 906.
 
[WD 330]
[This number not used]
Classify works on serum sickness in QW 608.
 
WD 375
Collagen diseases and other connective tissue diseases (General)
Classify connective tissue diseases in children in WS 265. Cf. WE 346 Rheumatoid arthritis; WG 240 Rheumatic heart disease; WC 220 Rheumatic fever; WG 518 Periarteritis nodosa; WG 520 Thromboangiitis obliterans; WD 380 Lupus erythematosus, Systemic; WR 260 Scleroderma, Systemic.
 
WD 380
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Cf. WR 152 Cutaneous lupus; WR 245 Lupus vulgaris.
 
[WD 400]
[This number not used]
Classify works about animal venoms in QW 630.5.V4; poisonous animals in QL 100-100.5; bites and stings in WO 830.
 
[WD 401]
[This number not used]
 
[WD 405]
[This number not used]
Classify works on marine toxins in QW 630.5.V4.
 
[WD 410]
[This number not used]
Classify works about reptile venoms in QW 630.5.V4. Classify works on bites and stings in WO 830.
 
[WD 420]
[This number not used]
Classify works about arachnida venoms in QW 630.5.V4. Classify works on bites and stings in WO 830.
 
[WD 430]
[This number not used]
Classify works about insect venoms in QW 630.5.V4. Classify works on bites and stings in WO 830.
 
[WD 500]
[This number not used]
Classify works about toxic plants in QV 762. Classify works on food poisoning caused by plants in WA 700.
 
[WD 501]
[This number not used]
 
[WD 505]
[This number not used]
Classify works on ergotism in WA 700.
 
[WD 515]
[This number not used]
Classify works on favism in WA 700.
 
[WD 520]
[This number not used]
Classify works on mushroom poisoning in WA 700.
 
[WD 530]
[This number not used]
Classify works on milk sickness in WA 700.


Disorders and Injuries of Environmental Origin

 
WD 600
General works
Classify material on burns in WO 704; on blast injuries in WO 820; on radiation injuries in WN 610.
 
WD 601
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WD 602
Electric injuries
 
WD 605
Non-ionizing radiation injuries (General)
 
WD 610
Heat stress disorders
 
WD 630
Motion sickness
(e.g., Seasickness. Airsickness)
 
WD 640
Vibration disorders (General)
Classify works on aviation effects in WD 735; on control in industry in WA 470; on therapeutic use in WB 535.
 
WD 650
High air pressure. Submarine medicine
WD 655
Hypoxia
Cf. WF 143 Respiratory symptoms; WD 715 Aviation medicine.
 
WD 670
Hypothermia. Cold injury
Classify here works written for the practicing physician, such as those on diagnosis, treatment, etc. Classify works on studies of normal physiological effects of cold in QT 160; on induced hypothermia in WO 350.


Aviation Medicine


Classify works combining both atmospheric and space flight in WD 700-745; on Space flight alone in WD 750-758. Classify here works on diseases associated with high altitude on earth as well as in the air.
 
WD 700
General works
Classify material on aerotitis media in WV 232; on vision in WW.
 
WD 701
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WD 703
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WD 704
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general, in aviation medicine alone or in aviation medicine and space medicine combined. Classify works about research in space medicine alone in WD 751. Classify works about research on a particular subject, by subject.
 
WD 705
Personnel selection and fitness. Physical standards
 
WD 710
Altitude effects
WD 712
Decompression sickness
WD 715
Hypoxia. Inert gas narcosis
 
WD 720
Speed. Acceleration. Deceleration. Gravitation. Rotation
(e.g., G force)
Classify works on airsickness in WD 630.
 
WD 730
Psychological aspects
 
WD 735
Fatigue. Effect of noise. Effect of vibration
 
WD 740
Aviation accidents. Protective devices
 
WD 745
Aviation dentistry


Space Medicine

 
WD 750
General works (including works on broad aspects of space flight)
 
WD 751
Research (General)
Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
 
WD 751.6
Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)
Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
 
WD 752
Physiological aspects
 
WD 754
Psychological aspects
 
WD 756
Closed ecological systems
 
WD 758
Extraterrestrial environment
 
WD 760
Cosmic radiation


Naval Medicine

 
WD 800
General works