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Radiology. Diagnostic Imaging



Classify material on ionizing radiation used in the diagnosis and treatment of a specific disease, organ or system with the disease, organ or system.

General diagnostic uses of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging are included here.

Classify material on non-ionizing radiation in WB or other applicable numbers (See Index to this Classification).

 

  WN 1-160 Reference Works. Diagnostic Technology
  WN 180-240 Diagnostic Imaging. Radiography
  WN 250-250.6 Radiotherapy
  WN 300-340 Radium
  WN 415-665 Radioactivity (Excluding Roentgen Rays and Radium)
      WN 415-420 General Radioactivity
      WN 440-450 Nuclear Medicine
      WN 600-650 Radiation Effects. Radiation Protection
      WN 660-665 Radiometry


Reference Works. Diagnostic Technology

 
WN 1
Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Includes membership lists issued serially or separately. Classify directories in WN 22. Classify annual reports, journals, etc., in W1. For academies and institutes, see WN 23-24.
 
Collected works (General)
WN 5
By several authors
WN 7
By individual authors
 
WN 9
Addresses. Essays. Lectures (General)
 
WN 11
History (Table G)
WN 11.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
 
WN 13
Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WN 15
Classification. Terminology
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WN 16
Tables. Statistics
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WN 17
Atlases. Pictorial works
Classify atlases limited to a particular radiological subject here also.
 
WN 18
Education
Classify here works about education.
 
WN 18.2
Educational materials
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, catalogs, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.
 
WN 19
Schools and colleges
(Used for both monographs and serials)
Classify courses of study, catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.
 
WN 20
Research (General)
Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.
 
WN 21
Radiology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review
 
WN 22
Directories (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WN 22.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
Radiological laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.
WN 23
Collective
WN 24
Individual (Cutter from name of institution)
 
WN 25
Laboratory manuals. Technique
 
[WN 26]
[This number not used]
Classify works on equipment in WN 150; catalogs of equipment in W 26.
 
WN 26.5
Informatics. Automatic data processing. Computers (General)
Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.
 
Hospitals, clinics, etc.
WN 27
Collective (Table G)
WN 27.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
WN 28
Individual (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table G)
 
Museums, exhibitions, etc.
WN 28.5
Collective
WN 28.6
Individual (Cutter from name of museum, etc.)
 
WN 32
Laws (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WN 32.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WN 33
Discussion of law (Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
WN 33.1
General coverage (Not Table G)
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WN 39
Handbooks. Resource guides
(Used for both monographs and serials)
 
WN 100
General works. Stereoscopy. Electrokymography
 
WN 105
Ionizing radiation
 
WN 110
Health physics
Include here works on the physics of radiation and nuclear medicine.
 
WN 150
Equipment and supplies
Classify works on use of radiation counters, etc., in radiation protection in WN 650. Classify catalogs in W 26.
 
WN 160
Technology. Contrast media (General or not elsewhere classified)
(e.g., Positioning)
Classify works on laboratory techniques in WN 25.


Diagnostic Imaging. Radiography


Classify works on diagnosis of a system, region or organ with the specific area.
 
WN 180
Diagnostic imaging (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify pediatric diagnostic imaging in WN 240.
 
WN 185
Magnetic resonance imaging
 
WN 190
Molecular imaging
 
WN 195
Optical imaging
 
WN 200
Radiography (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify pediatric radiography in WN 240.
 
WN 203
Radionuclide imaging
 
WN 205
Thermography
 
WN 206
Tomography
 
WN 208
Ultrasonography
 
WN 210
Foreign body localization
 
WN 220
Fluoroscopy
 
WN 230
Dental diagnostic imaging (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify pediatric dental diagnostic imaging in WN 240.
 
WN 240
Pediatric diagnostic imaging (General or not elsewhere classified)
Classify specific imaging techniques with the technique. Classify works on imaging of a system or organs of the system in WS 260-342.


Radiotherapy

 
WN 250
General works
WN 250.5
Special types, A-Z
WN 250.5.B7
Brachytherapy
WN 250.5.P7
Proton therapy
WN 250.5.R15
Radiosurgery
WN 250.5.R2
Radiotherapy, Computer-assisted
WN 250.5.R3
Radiotherapy, High-energy
WN 250.5.X7
X-ray therapy
 
WN 250.6
Radiotherapy dosage


Radium

 
WN 300
General works
 
WN 340
Therapeutic use
(e.g., Use of radon seeds, radium needles, etc.)


Radioactivity (Excluding Roentgen Rays and Radium)


Classify here works on specific elements as well as general works. Classify works on medical applications for a specific disease or organ with the disease or organ.

General Radioactivity

 
WN 415
Biological aspects of nuclear medicine and atomic energy (General)
Classify works dealing with physical aspects in QC.
 
WN 420
Radioisotopes. Radioactive elements
Classify works on medical applications in WN 440-450.


Nuclear Medicine

 
WN 440
Nuclear medicine
WN 445
Diagnosis
Classify works on radionuclide imaging in WN 203.
WN 450
Therapeutics


Radiation Effects. Radiation Protection

 
WN 600
Radiobiology. Radiologic health
Classify here works on general effects of radiation to man, animals, and plant life.
 
WN 610
Radiation injuries
Classify general works on radiation-induced abnormalities in QS 681.
WN 612
Food contamination
WN 615
Radioactive pollution and pollutants (General)
Classify works on non-radioactive pollution in WA 754 for general air pollution; in WA 450 for industrial air pollution; in WA 785 for soil pollution; and WA 689 for water pollution.
WN 620
Injurious effects on man and animals
WN 630
Injurious effects on plant life (related to human ecology)
 
WN 650
Radiation protection
Cf. WA 788 Industrial wastes.


Radiometry

 
WN 660
Radiometry
 
WN 665
Radiation dosage



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