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Geriatrics



  • Classify works on geriatric nursing in WY 152.

 

  WT 1-100 Reference Works. General Works
  WT 101-141 Aged. Aging
  WT 145-161 Geriatric Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Disorders
  WT 166 Geriatric Therapeutics
  WT 500 Chronic Disease


Reference Works. General Works

 
WT 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 WT 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc., in W1. For academies and institutes, see WT 23-24.
 
Collected works
WT 5
By several authors
WT 7
By individual authors
 
WT 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures
 
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. Surveys (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WT 16.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(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 (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.
WT 19.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(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.) (Table G)
 
WT 29
Senior centers, day care centers and programs (Table G)
WT 29.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WT 30
Socioeconomic factors (Table G)
WT 30.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WT 31
Health services
Classify works on nursing care only in WY 152.
 
WT 31.5
Medicare
Classify works on health insurance for the aged outside of the United States in W 100-275.
 
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)
 
WT 100
General works
Classify works on both the specialty and geriatric diseases here. Classify works on the specialty alone in WT 21. 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.


Aged. Aging

 
WT 101
Aged. Health status. Life style (General or not elsewhere classified)
 
WT 104
Aging
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
 
WT 120
Popular works (General)
Include here autobiographical case histories. Classify popular works on a particular subject by subject.
 
WT 141
Physical examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring
Classify works on diagnosis of a specific disease with the disease. Classify general diagnostic imaging in WN 180. Classify specific imaging techniques with the technique.


Geriatric Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Disorders

 
WT 145
Geriatric psychology. Mental health
Classify works on geriatric psychiatry in WT 150.
 
WT 150
Geriatric psychiatry. Mental disorders
Classify works on specific disorders with the disorder; on geriatric psychology in WT 145.
WT 152
Psychotherapy
WT 155
Dementia. Alzheimer disease
Classify here works on dementia or Alzheimer disease in the aged. Classify general works on dementia in WM 220.
WT 156
Diagnosis
WT 157
Therapy
WT 158
Etiology
WT 159
Physiopathology
WT 160
Prevention and control
WT 161
Psychosocial aspects


Geriatric Therapeutics

 
WT 166
Geriatric therapeutics (General or not elsewhere classified)


Chronic Disease

 
WT 500
Chronic disease in the aged
Classify general works on chronic disease in QZ 185; in children, WS 210.