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NLM Classification 2015: Worldwide source of medical library classification

Class Numbers Added and Canceled    


Class Numbers Added - 2015
New Number Class Name Former Number(s)
QS 19 Schools, departments, and faculties of anatomy, histology, or embryology (Table G) None
QS 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of anatomy, histology, or embryology] General coverage (Not Table G) None
QT 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of physiology] General coverage (Not Table G) QT 19
QV 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of pharmacy] General coverage (Not Table G) QV 19
QW 19 Schools, departments, and faculties of microbiology or immunology (Table G) None
QW 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of microbiology or immunology] General coverage (Not Table G) None
QX 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of parasitology] General coverage (Not Table G) QX 19
QZ 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of pathology] General coverage (Not Table G) QZ 19
W 19.1 [Schools and colleges (General or not elsewhere classified)] General coverage (Not Table G) W 19
W 20.55.C5 Clinical trials [General] None
WA 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of public health] General coverage (Not Table G) WA 19
WA 487.5.E6 Emergency responders [Occupational accidents and injuries] WA 487
WC 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of infectious diseases] General coverage (Not Table G) WC 19
WE 19.1 [Schools, departments and faculties of orthopedics] General coverage (Not Table G) WE 19
WE 202 Bone physiology WE 200
WE 504 Muscle physiology WE 500
WE 552 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis WE 550
WE 560 Electromyography WE 500
WE 710 Torso (General or not elsewhere classified) None
WE 727 Spinal diseases WE 725
WE 737 Spinal injuries WE 725
WE 760 Pelvis WE 750
WE 833 Hand deformities WE 830
WE 862 Hip replacement WE 860
WE 872 Knee and knee joint injuries WE 870
WE 874 Knee replacement WE 870
WE 882 Ankle injuries. Foot injuries. Toe injuries Various numbers
WF 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of pulmonary medicine] General coverage (Not Table G) WF 19
WG 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of cardiology] General coverage (Not Table G) WG 19
WG 108 Blood pressure WG 106
WG 166.5.C2 Artificial cardiac pacing WG 168
WG 166.5.E5 Electric countershock WG 330
WG 166.5.I7 Ischemic preconditioning. Ischemic postconditioning QZ 170
WG 168.5 Extracorporeal circulation WG 168
WG 214 Heart arrest WG 205
WG 226 Heart neoplasms None
WG 282 Myocardial ischemia WG 300
WG 299 Coronary vessels WG 300
WG 310 Myocardial infarction WG 300
WG 330.5 Specific arrhythmias, A-Z WG 330
WG 330.5.A5 Atrial fibrillation WG 330
WG 330.5.A6 Atrial flutter WG 330
WG 330.5.B7 Bradycardia WG 330
WG 330.5.H4 Heart block WG 330
WG 330.5.L6 Long QT syndrome WG 330
WG 330.5.P7 Pre-excitation syndromes WG 330
WG 330.5.S5 Sinus arrhythmia WG 330
WG 330.5.T2 Tachycardia WG 330
WG 330.5.V4 Ventricular fibrillation WG 330
WG 343 Pulmonary hypertension WG 340
WG 345 Renal hypertension WG 340
WG 350 Hypotension WG 340
WG 505 Vascular diseases (General or not elsewhere classified) WG 500
WH 19.1 [Schools, departments and faculties of hematology] General coverage (Not Table G) WH 19
WI 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of gastroenterology] General coverage (Not Table G) WI 19
WJ 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of urology] General coverage (Not Table G) WJ 19
WK 19.1 [Schools, departments and faculties of endocrinology] General coverage (Not Table G) WK 19
WL 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of neurology] [General coverage (Not Table G) WL 19
WL 141.5.M22 Magnetic resonance spectroscopy [Of the brain or nervous system] WL 141
WM 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of psychiatry] General coverage (Not Table G) WM 19
WN 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of radiology] General coverage (Not Table G) WN 19
WO 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of surgery] General coverage (Not Table G) WO 19
WO 219.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of anesthesiology] General coverage (Not Table G) WO 219
WP 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of gynecology] General coverage (Not Table G) WP 19
WQ 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of obstetrics] General coverage (Not Table G) WQ 19
WQ 203 Preimplantation diagnosis None
WR 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of dermatology] General coverage (Not Table G) WR 19
WS 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of pediatrics] General coverage (Not Table G) WS 19
WT 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of geriatrics] General coverage (Not Table G) WT 19
WU 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of dentistry] General coverage (Not Table G) WU 19.1
WV 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of otolaryngology] General coverage (Not Table G) WV 19
WW 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of ophthalmology] General coverage (Not Table G) WW 19
WX 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of hospital administration] General coverage (Not Table G) WX 19
WY 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of nursing] General coverage (Not Table G) WY 19
WY 167 Imaging nursing. Radiologic nursing None

Class Numbers Canceled - 2015
Canceled Number Class Name Now Classed in
QY 19 Schools and colleges QZ 19
QZ 45 Developmental defects Various numbers
WG 110 Experimental studies WG 20