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Class Numbers Added (Cumulative List)

The table of below lists new class numbers added from 2002 (year the NLM Classification was first published in electronic form) through the current year.

New Number Class Name Year Added Former
Number(s)
QT 36.5 Nanotechnology 2006 QT 36
QT 260.5.R2 Racquet sports 2003 QT 260
QT 260.5.V6 Volleyball 2008 None
QU 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
QU 45 Macromolecular substances (General or not elsewhere classified) 2013 None
QU 55.2 Carrier proteins. Intracellular signaling peptides and proteins 2006 QU 55
QU 55.3 Cytoskeletal proteins. Scleroproteins 2006 QU 55
QU 55.4 Dietary proteins 2006 QU 55
QU 55.5 Glycoproteins 2006 QU 55
QU 55.6 Heat-shock proteins. Molecular chaperones 2006 QU 55
QU 55.7 Membrane proteins. Cell surface receptors 2006 QU 55
QU 55.8 Metalloproteins 2006 QU 55
QU 55.9 Protein phenomena 2006 QU 55
QU 55.95 Protein engineering 2013 QU 450; QZ 52
QU 78 Glycosides 2013 QU 75
QU 81 Monosaccharides 2013 QU 75
QU 85.6 Lipid metabolism (General or not elsewhere classified) 2013 QU 85
QU 91 Prostaglandins 2013 QU 90
QU 102 Biological factors 2013 None
QU 130.2 Metals (General or not elsewhere classified) 2013 QU 130
QU 130.4 Minerals 2013 QU 130
QU 145.3 Nutritional requirements 2013 QU 145
QU 145.7 Nutrition policy (Table G) 2013 QU 145
QU 145.72 [Nutrition policy] General coverage (Not Table G) 2013 QU 145
QU 300 Cytology (General) 2005 QH 573-671, etc.
QU 325 Types of cells 2005 QH 573-671, etc.
QU 328 Embryonic stem cells 2007 QU 325
QU 350 Cellular structures 2005 QH 573-671, etc.
QU 375 Cell physiology 2005 QH 573-671, etc.
QU 450 Genetics 2005 QH 426-470, etc.
QU 460 Genomics 2013 QU 58.5
QU 465 Molecular medicine 2013 None
QU 470 Genetic structures 2005 QH 426-470, etc.
QU 475 Genetic processes 2005 QH 426-470, etc.
QU 477 Pathologic genetic processes 2005 QH 426-470, etc.
QU 500 Genetic phenomena 2005 QH 426-470, etc.
QU 550 Genetic techniques (General or not elsewhere classified) 2013 QU 450; QZ 52;
WB 60
QU 550.5 Specific techniques, A-Z 2013 None
QU 550.5.C4 Chromosome mapping 2013 QU 450; QZ 52
QU 550.5.C5 Cloning 2013 QU 450; QZ 52
QU 550.5.D6 DNA fingerprinting 2013 QU 450
QU 550.5.G4 Gene expression profiling 2013 QU 450; QZ 52
QU 550.5.G47 Genetic engineering 2013 QU 450; QZ 52;
WB 60
QU 550.5.M8 Mutagenicity tests 2013 QU 450; QZ 52
QU 550.5.P6 Polymerase chain reaction 2013 QU 450
QU 560 Genetic therapy 2013 QZ 52
QV 35 Biopharmaceutics 2012 QV 38
QV 36 Receptor pharmacology 2012 QV 38
QV 37 Pharmacological phenomena and processes 2012 QV 38
QV 37.5 Drug interactions 2012 QV 38
QV 38.5 Biotransformation. Pharmacogenetics 2012 QV 38
QV 56 [Pharmaceutical preparations] Adverse effects (General) 2013 QZ 42
QV 57 Nonprescription drugs 2012 QV 772
QV 58 Drug overdose. Prescription drug misuse 2013 QZ 42
QV 151 Antihypertensive agents. Calcium channel blockers 2012 QV 150
QV 152 Anti-arrhythmia agents 2012 QV 150
QV 325 Antioxidants 2002 QV 800
QV 604 Lists of poisons, antidotes, etc. 2012 QV 605
QV 633.5 Specific hydrocarbons, A-Z 2012 QV 633
QV 633.5.B4 Benzene. Benzene derivatives 2012 QV 633
QV 633.5.F6 Fossil fuels 2012 QV 633
QV 633.5.H3 Halogenated hydrocarbons 2012 QV 633
QV 736.1 [Drug industry. Economics of pharmacy. Advertising]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2012 QV 736
QV 737.1 [Pharmaceutical services. Community pharmacy. Pharmacies]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2012 QV 737
QV 745 Drug design. Drug discovery 2012 QV 744
QV 771.4 Clinical trials 2012 QV 771
QV 779 Drug compounding 2012 QV 778
QV 786.5 Special dosage forms, A-Z 2012 QV 785
QV 786.5.C3 Capsules 2012 QV 785
QV 786.5.C7 Colloids 2012 QV 785
QV 786.5.O4 Oils 2012 QV 785, etc.
QV 786.5.O5 Ointments 2012 QV 785
QV 786.5.P7 Powders 2012 QV 785, etc.
QV 786.5.S6 Solutions 2012 QV 786
QV 786.5.S8 Suppositories 2012 QV 785, etc.
QV 786.5.T3 Tablets 2012 QV 787
QW 25.5.B2 Bacteriological techniques 2005 QW 25
QW 45 Microbial drug resistance 2002 QW 52
QW 90 Biofilms 2006 Various numbers
QW 125.5.B4 Bifidobacterium 2006 QW 125.5.A2
QW 125.5.B7 Brevibacterium 2006 QW 118
QW 125.5.C5 Corynebacterium 2006 QW 118
QW 125.5.P7 Propionibacteriaceae 2006 QW 120
QW 168.5.F5 Flaviviridae 2002 QW 168
QZ 52 Genetic techniques 2002 QH 441
QZ 220 Epidemiology [Neoplasms] 2005 QZ 200
W 17 Atlases. Pictorial works 2005 Various numbers
W 20.55.E7 Ethics in research 2009 W 20.5
W 20.55.F4 Fetal research 2003 W 50
W 20.55.T7 Translational research 2010 None
W 74.1 [Medical economics. Health care costs (General)]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2002 W 74
W 76.1 [Health manpower and services, distribution and characteristics]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2013 W 76
W 81 Medical tourism 2013 None
W 84.4 Quality of health care (General) (Table G) 2009 W 84
W 84.41 General coverage (Not Table G) 2009 W 84.1
W 84.61 [Primary health care] General coverage (Not Table G) 2009 W 84.6
W 85.2 Patient satisfaction 2009 W 85
W 85.4 Patient rights. Advocacy 2009 W 85
WA 115 Immunization 2008 WA 110
WA 289 Consumer protection and product safety (General) 2013 WA 288
WA 290 Emergency responders 2012 None
WA 295 Disasters. Disaster planning. Rescue work. Terrorism 2002 Various numbers
WA 300.1 General coverage (Not Table G)
[Health issues of special population groups]
2008 WA 300
WA 305.1 General coverage (Not Table G)
[Mental health of special population groups]
2008 WA 305
WA 306 Men's health 2008 None
WA 309.1 General coverage (Not Table G) [Women's health] 2008 WA 309
WA 310.1 [Maternal welfare. Maternal and child welfare. Maternal health services]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2008 WA 310
WA 320.1 [Child welfare. Child health services]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2012 WA 320
WA 325 Child abuse 2008 WA 320
WA 360 Veterans health 2005 Various numbers
WA 420 Violence in the workplace (General or not elsewhere classified) 2004 Various numbers
WA 487.5.H4 Health personnel 2002 WA 487
WA 550 Family planning services 2004 HQ 763.5-767.7
WA 674 Military hygiene 2005 UH 600-629.5
WB 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WB 55 Traditional medicine (General or not elsewhere classified) 2008 WB 50
WB 55.A3 African traditional medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.A7 Arabic medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.A9 Ayurvedic medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.C4 Chinese traditional medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.F3 Far East traditional medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.K3 Kampo medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.K6 Korean traditional medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.M6 Mongolian traditional medicine 2010 None
WB 55.T5 Tibetan traditional medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 55.U5 Unani medicine 2008 WB 50
WB 60 Bioethics. Clinical ethics. Clinical ethics committees 2002 QH 332
WB 65 Euthanasia. Assisted suicide 2008 WB 60
WB 102.5 Evidence-based medicine 2008 WB 102
WB 107 Wilderness medicine 2009 None
WB 112 Osteopathic medicine 2006 WB 940
WB 113 Integrative medicine 2009 None
WB 116 Military medicine 2005 UH 201-570
WB 286 Body weights and measures 2005 Various numbers
WB 346 Cutaneous 2012 WB 340
WB 369.5 [Acupuncture. Acupuncture therapy. Moxibustion] Specific techniques, A-Z 2002 WB 369
WB 369.5.A17 Acupressure 2002 WB 369
WB 369.5.A18 Acupuncture analgesia 2002 WB 369
WB 369.5.E2 Ear acupuncture 2002 WB 369
WB 369.5.E4 Electroacupuncture 2002 WB 369
WB 369.5.M5 Meridians. Acupuncture points 2002 WB 369
WB 369.5.M9 Moxibustion 2002 WB 369
WB 543 Breathing exercises 2008 WB 541
WB 556 Recreation therapy 2010 None
WC 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WC 755.1 General coverage (Not Table G) [Malaria epidemiology] 2007 WC 755
WD 200.5.H5 Hyperammonemia 2002 WD 200
WD 200.5.G6 Glucose metabolism disorders 2004 WD 200
WD 200.5.M6 Mitochondrial diseases 2002 WD 200
WD 380 Systemic lupus erythematosus 2008 WR 152
WD 800 Naval medicine 2005 VG 100-475
WE 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WE 510 Trigger points 2012 WE 550
WF 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WF 205.1 General coverage (Not Table G) [Tuberculosis epidemiology] 2007 WF 205
WF 653 Lung injury 2009 None
WG 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WG 141.5.M2 Magnetic resonance imaging [in diagnosis of cardiovascular disease] 2002 WG 141
WH 27 Hospitals, clinics, etc. (Collective) 2005 Various numbers
WH 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WI 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WJ 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WJ 762 Prostatic neoplasms 2005 WJ 752
WK 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WL 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WL 102.3 Neural stem cells 2011 None
WL 103.3 Biofeedback 2011 WL 103
WL 141.5 [Neurologic examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods]
Specific diagnostic methods, A-Z
2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.C4 Cerebral angiography 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.C48 Cerebral ventriculography 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.M2 Magnetic resonance imaging 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.M24 Magnetoencephalography 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.N4 Neuroendoscopy 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.N46 Neuropsychological tests 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.N47 Neuroradiography 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.P8 Pneumoencephalography 2011 WL 141
WL 141.5.T7 Transcranial magnetic stimulation 2011 WL 141
WL 301 Central nervous system diseases 2011 WL 300
WL 337 Physiology of mental processes 2011 Various numbers
WL 340.3 Speech therapy. Language therapy 2011 WL 340.2
WL 356 Brain ischemia. Stroke 2011 WL 355
WL 357 Carotid artery diseases 2011 WL 355
WL 358.5 Neurodegenerative diseases (General or not elsewhere classified) 2011 WL 359
WL 359.5 Huntington disease 2011 WL 390
WL 402 Spinal cord diseases 2011 WL 400
WL 403 Spinal cord injuries 2011 WL 400
WL 520 Peripheral nervous system diseases 2012 WL 500-544
WL 530 Peripheral nerve injuries 2012 None
WL 704.6 Pain management 2012 None
WM 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WM 30.1 [Mental health services] General coverage (Not Table "G") 2011 WM 30
WM 30.2 Administration of services and health personnel 2011 WM 30
WM 101 Mental health (General) 2011 WM 105
WM 110 Military psychiatry 2005 UH 629-629.5
WM 143 Psychological interview 2011 WM 141
WM 167 Psychological aspects of crime victims 2008 WM 165
WM 171.5 Depression. Depressive disorder 2011 WM 171
WM 172.4 Psychological stress 2011 WM 172
WM 172.5 Stress disorders 2011 WM 172
WM 190.5 [Personality disorders] Special topics, A-Z 2011 WM 190
WM 190.5.A2 Antisocial personality disorder 2011 WM 190
WM 190.5.B5 Borderline personality disorder 2011 WM 190
WM 190.5.C5 Compulsive personality disorder 2011 WM 190
WM 190.5.D3 Dependent personality disorder. Codependency 2011 WM 190
WM 190.5.I6 Impulse control disorders. Gambling. Fire setting behavior 2011 WM 190
WM 275 Amphetamine-related disorders 2003 WM 270
WM 420.5.N3 Narrative therapy 2011 None
WM 420.5.N4 Neurolinguistic therapy 2011 None
WM 420.5.P3 Personal construct therapy 2011 None
WM 427 Spiritual and religious therapy 2011 WM 61
WM 450.5.A6 Animal assisted therapy 2010 None
WM 450.5.P7 Play therapy 2003 WM 450, WS 350.2
WM 450.5.R4 Recreation therapy 2010 None
WM 460.2 Psychoanalytic theory (General or not elsewhere classified) 2011 WM 460
WM 460.5.F9 Freudian theory 2005 WM 460
WM 460.5.J9 Jungian theory 2005 WM 460
WM 460.5.S8 Superego. Morals 2011 WM 460.5.R3
WM 460.5.T7 Transactional analysis 2011 WM 460.6
WM 475.3 Speech therapy. Language therapy 2011 WM 475
WM 475.7 Stuttering 2011 WM 475
WM 605 Criminal psychology and psychiatry 2010 None
WM 607 Incest 2011 WM 610
WN 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WN 190 Molecular imaging 2010 None
WN 195 Optical imaging 2013 None
WN 250.5.P7 Proton therapy 2012 None
WN 250.5.R15 Radiosurgery 2011 WL 368
WN 250.6 Radiotherapy dosage 2005 WN 250, etc.
WO 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WO 515 Regenerative medicine 2008 None
WP 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WQ 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WQ 200.1 [Reproduction. Pregnancy] General coverage (Not Table G) 2012 WQ 200
WQ 270 Maternal death 2012 None
WR 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WR 670 [Skin] Surgery 2013 WR 650
WS 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WS 210 Chronic disease (General) 2010 WS 200
WS 220 Palliative care. Terminal care 2013 WS 200
WS 350.4 Play therapy 2010 WS 350.2
WS 350.8.P4 Pervasive development disorders 2011 WS 350
WT 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WU 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WU 495 Military dentistry 2005 UH 430-5
WV 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WW 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WW 340 Refractive surgery 2005 WW 220, etc.
WX 28.5-28.55 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WX 40 Hospital accreditation. Licensure. Standards 2004 WX 15
WX 140.1 [Health facility design and construction]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2010 WX 140
WX 150.1 [Hospital Administration-General works]
General coverage (Not Table G)
2010 WX 150
WX 157.1 [Financial administration. Business management. Cost accounting] General coverage (Not Table G) 2010 WX 157
WX 175 Computerized medical records 2010 WX 173
WX 186 Disaster planning and response 2010 WX 185
WX 216 Transportation of patients. Ambulance service 2010 WX 215
WY 16.1 [Nursing as a profession. Peer review] General coverage (Not Table G) 2010 WY 16
WY 23 Institutes (Collective) 2007 Various numbers
WY 24 Institutes (Individual) (Cutter from name of institution) 2007 Various numbers
WY 28.5-28.6 Museums, exhibitions, etc. 2005 Various numbers
WY 88 Nurses' interpersonal relations 2010 WY 87
WY 100.1 [General works on nursing procedures] General coverage (Not Table G) 2010 WY 100
WY 100.2 Moving and lifting of patients 2004 Various numbers
WY 100.7 Evidence-based nursing 2009 None
WY 115.1 [Home care services] General coverage (Not Table G) 2010 WY 115
WY 152.2 Chronic disease nursing. Long-term care 2010 WY 152
WY 152.3 Life support care. Terminal care 2010 WY 152
WY 154.2 Emergency nursing 2010 WY 154
WY 159.5 Family nursing 2002 Various numbers
WY 170 Forensic nursing 2007 WY 150
WZ 24 Archives (General) 2009 None
WZ 65 21st century 2002 None
WZ 80.5.H8 Hispanic Americans 2009 WZ 80
WZ 112.5.A2 Allied health personnel 2002 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.A6 Anatomists 2008 None
WZ 112.5.B3 Biologists 2002 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.D4 Dermatologists 2002 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.G2 Gastroenterologists 2002 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.G4 Geneticists 2008 None
WZ 112.5.G9 Gynecologists 2009 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.M3 Midwives. Nurse midwives 2009 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.O2 Obstetricians 2009 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.O75 Orthopedists 2004 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.P15 Parasitologists 2002 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.P3 Pediatricians 2002 WZ 112
WZ 112.5.R2 Radiologists 2002 WZ 112
WZ 135 [Collective biography (by period)] 21st Century 2009 None
WZ 331 Medicine, as depicted in art 2009 WZ 330