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WI

Digestive System



  • Classify general works on the digestive system and its diseases in children in WS 310-312. Classify works on specific organs or diseases in children in WI.
  • Classify works on gastroenterologic nursing and nursing of patients with specific gastroenterologic diseases in WY 156.5

 

  WI 1-149 Reference Works. General Works
      WI 101-113 Anatomy. Physiology
      WI 140-149 Diseases. Diagnosis. Signs and Symptoms
  WI 190-260 Gastrointestinal Tract
  WI 300-387 Stomach
  WI 400-575 Intestines
      WI 400-480 Intestines (General)
      WI 500-512 Small Intestine
      WI 518-560 Large Intestine
      WI 575 Peritoneum
  WI 600-650 Anus. Rectum
  WI 700-770 Liver. Biliary Tract
  WI 800-830 Pancreas
  WI 900-970 Abdominal Cavity
  WI 980 Digestive System Surgical Procedures


Reference Works. General Works

 
WI 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 WI 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc. in W1. For academies and institutes, see WI 23-24.
 
Collected works
WI 5
By several authors
WI 7
By individual authors
 
WI 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures
 
WI 11
History (Table G)
WI 11.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WI 13
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WI 15
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WI 16
Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WI 16.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WI 17
Atlases. Pictorial works
Classify atlases limited to a particular part of the system here also.
 
WI 18
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
WI 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.
 
WI 19
Schools, departments, and faculties of gastroenterology (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, college catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.
WI 19.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WI 20
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
 
WI 21
Gastroenterology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
Classify works on the specialty alone here. Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WI 100.
 
WI 22
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WI 22.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
Laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.
WI 23
Collective
WI 24
Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
 
WI 25
Laboratory manuals. Technique
 
WI 26
Equipment and supplies
Classify catalogs in W 26.
 
WI 26.5
Informatics. Automatic data processing. Computers (General)
Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
 
Hospitals, clinics, etc.
WI 27
Collective (Table G)
WI 27.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
WI 28
Individual (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table G)
 
Museums, exhibitions, etc.
WI 28.5
Collective
WI 28.6
Individual (Cutter from name of museum, etc.) (Table G)
 
WI 32
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WI 32.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WI 33
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WI 33.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WI 39
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WI 100
General works
Classify works on specialty and on the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WI 140. Classify works on surgery of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract in WI 980.


Anatomy. Physiology

 
WI 101
Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Congenital abnormalities (General or not elsewhere classified)
 
WI 102
Physiology. Biochemistry. Digestion
 
WI 113
Popular works


Diseases. Diagnosis. Signs and Symptoms

 
WI 140
Diseases (General)
Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WI 100.
 
WI 141
Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring (General)
Classify works on examination of organ with the organ.
 
WI 143
Signs and symptoms
WI 145
Dyspepsia and related conditions
WI 146
Nausea. Vomiting
WI 147
Abdominal pain
 
WI 149
Neoplasms
Classify works on neoplasms of specific organ with the organ.
 
[WI 150]
[This number not used]
Classify works on aerophagy and flatulence in WI 143.


Gastrointestinal Tract

 
WI 190
Gastrointestinal tract
Classify works on surgery of the gastrointestinal tract in WI 980.
 
WI 195
Gastrointestinal diseases (General)
 
WI 200
Mouth
Classify here works dealing with the mouth as part of the gastrointestinal system; classify general works and works for the dentist in WU 101-102.
 
WI 210
Tongue. Taste buds
 
WI 230
Salivary glands
 
WI 250
Esophagus
 
WI 255
Esophageal diseases (General)
WI 258
Deglutition disorders
WI 260
Esophageal neoplasms


Stomach

 
WI 300
General works
 
WI 301
Anatomy. Histology. Embryology. Congenital abnormalities
 
WI 302
Physiology
 
WI 306
Stomach diseases (General)
WI 308
Achlorhydria
WI 310
Gastritis
WI 320
Stomach neoplasms
WI 350
Peptic ulcer
WI 360
Stomach ulcer
WI 370
Duodenal ulcer
 
WI 380
Stomach surgery. Postgastrectomy syndromes
 
WI 387
Pylorus. Pyloric antrum. Pyloric stenosis


Intestines


Intestines (General)

 
WI 400
General works
 
WI 402
Physiology
 
WI 405
Signs and symptoms
WI 407
Diarrhea
WI 409
Constipation
 
WI 412
Congenital abnormalities
 
WI 418
Intestinal diseases (General)
WI 420
Inflammation
WI 422
Crohn disease
WI 425
Diverticulitis. Diverticulum
WI 430
Intestinal polyps. Polyposis
WI 435
Intestinal neoplasms
WI 450
Intussusception. Volvulus
WI 460
Intestinal obstruction. Ileus
 
WI 480
Intestinal surgery


Small Intestine

 
WI 500
Small intestine. Mesentery
WI 505
Duodenum
Classify works on duodenal ulcer in WI 370.
WI 510
Jejunum
WI 512
Ileum


Large Intestine

 
WI 518
Large intestine
 
WI 520
Colon
Classify works on diverticulitis and diverticulum in WI 425. Cf. WC 280 Dysentery. Classify Colorectal surgery in WI 650.
 
WI 521
Colonic diseases (General)
WI 522
Inflammation
WI 528
Megacolon
WI 529
Colonic neoplasms. Polyps
Classify works on colorectal neoplasms here.
 
WI 530
Cecum
 
WI 535
Appendix
 
WI 560
Sigmoid


Peritoneum

 
WI 575
Peritoneum. Retroperitoneal space


Anus. Rectum

 
WI 600
General works
 
WI 603
Rectal diseases (General)
WI 605
Hemorrhoids. Fissure in ano. Rectal fistula
WI 610
Rectal neoplasms
Classify works on colorectal neoplasms in WI 529.
 
WI 620
Proctoscopy. Sigmoidoscopy
 
WI 650
Colorectal surgery


Liver. Biliary Tract

 
WI 700
General works
Classify general works dealing with the liver and biliary tract here, as well as general works on the liver and liver diseases. Classify works on liver diseases only in WI 710. Classify general works on the biliary tract and biliary tract diseases in WI 750. Classify works on surgery of the liver and/or biliary tract in WI 770.
WI 702
Physiology. Liver circulation
WI 703
Bile. Bile acids, alcohols, and salts. Jaundice (General or not elsewhere classified)
[WI 704]
[This number not used]
Classify works on liver function in digestion in WI 702.
 
WI 710
Liver diseases (General)
Classify general works on the liver and liver diseases in WI 700.
WI 712
Hepatic insufficiency
WI 715
Hepatitis (General or not elsewhere classified)
WI 720
Liver circulation disorders. Portal system. Portal hypertension
WI 725
Liver cirrhosis
WI 730
Liver abscess
WI 735
Liver neoplasms
WI 740
Degenerative diseases. Hepatolenticular degeneration
 
WI 750
Biliary tract. Cholecystography
Classify works on gallbladder here.
 
WI 753
Biliary tract diseases (General)
WI 755
Cholecystitis. Cholelithiasis
WI 765
Biliary tract neoplasms
 
WI 770
Liver and biliary tract surgery


Pancreas

 
WI 800
General works
Classify works on the Islets of Langerhans in WK 800-885.
 
WI 802
Physiology. Secretions
 
WI 803
Pancreatic diseases (General)
WI 805
Pancreatitis
WI 810
Pancreatic neoplasms
WI 820
Cystic fibrosis
 
WI 830
Pancreatic surgery


Abdominal Cavity


Classify works on the abdomen in WE 757.
 
WI 900
General works
 
[WI 940]
[This number not used]
Classify works on the umbilicus in WE 757.
 
WI 950
Hernia
Classify works on hernias in general in QZ 140.
WI 955
Ventral
WI 960
Inguinal
WI 965
Femoral
 
WI 970
Abdominal neoplasms


Digestive System Surgical Procedures

 
WI 980
Digestive system surgical procedures (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify general works on surgery of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract here.