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Dermatology



  • Classify general works on dermatology in children in WS 260.
  • Classify works on dermatologic nursing and nursing of patients with specific skin diseases in WY 154.5.
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      WR 1-105 Reference Works. General Works
      WR 140-340 Skin Diseases
      WR 345-375 Parasitic Skin Diseases
      WR 390-475 Skin Appendages
      WR 500-600 Neoplasms. Ulcers. Occupational Dermatitis
      WR 650-670 Therapy


    Reference Works. General Works

     
    WR 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 WR 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc., in W1. For academies and institutes, see WR 23-24.
     
    Collected works (General)
    WR 5
    By several authors
    WR 7
    By individual authors
     
    WR 9
    Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
     
    WR 11
    History (Table G)
    WR 11.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
     
    WR 13
    Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    WR 15
    Classification. Terminology
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    WR 16
    Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
    WR 16.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    WR 17
    Atlases. Pictorial works
    Classify here also atlases on single skin diseases.
     
    WR 18
    Education
    Classify here works about education.
     
    WR 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.
     
    WR 19
    Schools, departments, and faculties of dermatology (Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
    Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.
    WR 19.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    WR 20
    Research (General)
    Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
     
    WR 21
    Dermatology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
     
    WR 22
    Directories (Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
    WR 22.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    Laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.
    WR 23
    Collective
    WR 24
    Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
     
    WR 25
    Laboratory manuals. Technique
     
    WR 26
    Equipment and supplies
    Classify catalogs in W 26.
     
    WR 26.5
    Informatics. Automatic data processing. Computers (General)
    Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
     
    Hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, etc.
    WR 27
    Collective (Table G)
    WR 27.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
    WR 28
    Individual (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table G)
     
    Museums, exhibitions, etc.
    WR 28.5
    Collective
    WR 28.6
    Individual (Cutter from name of museum, etc.) (Table G)
     
    WR 32
    Laws (Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
    WR 32.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
    WR 33
    Discussion of law (Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
    WR 33.1
    General coverage (Not Table G)
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    WR 39
    Handbooks. Resource guides
    (Used for both monographs and serials)
     
    WR 100
    General works
    Classify works on specialty and on the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WR 140.
     
    WR 101
    Anatomy. Histology. Embryology
     
    WR 102
    Physiology. Chemistry and metabolism of the skin. Sensory functions. Skin temperature
     
    WR 105
    Pathology


    Skin Diseases

     
    WR 140
    Skin diseases (General)
    WR 141
    Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring
     
    WR 143
    Skin manifestations
     
    WR 150
    Erythemas
    (e.g., E. multiforme. E. nodosum)
     
    WR 152
    Cutaneous lupus erythematosus
     
    WR 160
    Diseases associated with hypersensitivity. Dermatitis
    Cf. WD 300 for general works on hypersensitivity. Classify works on dermatitis herpetiformis in WR 200; on occupational dermatitis in WR 600; on neurodermatitis in WR 280.
    WR 165
    Drug eruptions
    WR 170
    Urticaria. Angioedema
    Classify works on urticaria pigmentosa in WR 267.
    WR 175
    Contact dermatitis
    Cf. WR 600 Occupational dermatitis.
    WR 180
    Dermatitis exfoliativa
    WR 190
    Eczema
     
    WR 200
    Vesiculobullous skin diseases
    Classify works on erythema multiforme in WR 150.
     
    WR 204
    Papulosquamous dermatoses
    Classify works on exfoliative dermatitis in WR 180; on seborrhea in WR 415.
    WR 205
    Psoriasis
    WR 215
    Lichen planus
     
    WR 218
    Genetic skin diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)
     
    WR 220
    Infectious skin diseases (General, bacterial, or not elsewhere classified)
    Classify works on viral skin infections in WC 570-590; parasitic skin diseases in WR 345.
    WR 225
    Impetigo. Ecthyma
    WR 235
    Furunculosis. Carbuncle
    WR 245
    Cutaneous tuberculosis
    (e.g., Lupus)
     
    WR 260
    Scleroderma
     
    WR 265
    Pigmentation disorders
    (e.g., Lentigo. Vitiligo)
    WR 267
    Of metabolic origin
    (e.g., Hemochromatosis. Albinism)
     
    WR 280
    Neurodermatitis and related sensory disorders
    Classify works on causalgia in WL 544.
    WR 282
    Pruritus. Prurigo
     
    WR 300
    Dermatomycoses
    WR 310
    Tinea. Tinea pedis
    WR 330
    Tinea capitis
    WR 340
    Mycetoma


    Parasitic Skin Diseases

     
    WR 345
    Parasitic skin diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)
    Classify works on mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in WR 350.
     
    WR 350
    Tropical diseases of the skin (General or not elsewhere classified)
    (e.g., Leishmaniasis)
    Cf. WC 715 Visceral leishmaniasis.
     
    WR 360
    Skin diseases caused by arthropods (General or not elsewhere classified)
    WR 365
    Scabies
    WR 375
    Lice infestations


    Skin Appendages

     
    WR 390
    Skin appendages
    WR 400
    Sweat glands. Disorders of the sweat glands
    WR 410
    Sebaceous glands. Disorders of the sebaceous glands
    WR 415
    Seborrhea
    WR 420
    Epidermal cyst
    WR 430
    Acne. Acneform lesions
    WR 450
    Hair. Scalp. Diseases of the hair and scalp
    WR 455
    Hypertrichosis
    WR 460
    Alopecia
    WR 465
    Care of the hair
    WR 475
    Nails. Diseases of the nails


    Neoplasms. Ulcers. Occupational Dermatitis

     
    WR 500
    Neoplasms. Keratosis (General or not elsewhere classified)
     
    WR 598
    Decubitus ulcer and other skin ulcers
    Classify works on leg ulcer in WE 850.
     
    WR 600
    Occupational dermatitis
    Cf. WR 175 Contact dermatitis.


    Therapy

     
    WR 650
    Therapy (General or not elsewhere classified)
    Classify laser therapy in WO 511.
    WR 660
    Radiotherapy
    WR 670
    Surgery