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NLM Classification 2016: Worldwide source of medical library classification

Class Numbers Added and Canceled    


Class Numbers Added - 2016
New Number Class Name Former Number(s)
QS 16.1 [Human Anatomy--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QS 16
QS 516.1 [Histology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QS 516
QS 616.1 [Embryology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QS 616
QT 16.1 [Physiology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QT 16
QT 110 Regeneration (General or not elsewhere classified) Various places
QU 16.1 [Biochemistry. Cell Biology and Genetics--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QU 16
QU 19 Schools, departments, and faculties of biochemistry, cell biology, or genetics (Table G) None
QU 19.1 [Schools, departments, and faculties of biochemistry, cell biology, or genetics ] General coverage (Not Table G) None
QV 16.1 [Pharmacology--Tables. Weights and measures. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QV 16
QW 16.1 [Microbiology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QW 16
QW 516.1 [Immunology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QW 516
QW 525.5.L9 Lymphocyte activation None
QX 16.1 [Parasitology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QX 16
QY 16.1 [Clinical Laboratory Pathology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QY 16
QY 80 Clinical laboratory techniques (General) QY 25
QY 102 Molecular diagnostic techniques (General) Various places
QY 118 Specimen handling (General) QY 25
QZ 16.1 [Pathology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) QZ 16
QZ 203 Neoplastic processes QZ 202
QZ 210 [Neoplasms] Genetic aspects QZ 200
QZ 250 [Neoplasms] Prevention and control QZ 200
QZ 270 Combined modality therapy Various places
QZ 360 Melanoma (General or not elsewhere classified) QZ 200
W 16.1 [General Medicine. Health Professions--Tables. Statistics] General coverage (Not Table G) W 16
W 616.1 [Forensic Sciences--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) W 616
WA 16.1 [Public Health--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WA 16
WB 16.1 [Practice of Medicine--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WB 16
WB 320.5 Rehabilitation research None
WB 395 Sex reassignment procedures None
WC 16.1 [Communicable Diseases--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WC 16
WE 16.1 [Musculoskeletal System--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WE 16
WF 16.1 [Respiratory System--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WF 16
WH 16.1 [Hemic and Lymphatic Systems--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WH 16
WI 16.1 [Digestive System--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WI 16
WJ 16.1 [Urogenital System--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WJ 16
WK 16.1 [Endocrine System--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WK 16
WK 145 [Endocrine Gland] Neoplasms (General or not elsewhere classified) WK 140
WL 16.1 [Nervous System--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WL 16
WL 103.4 Cognitive neuroscience None
WM 16.1 [Psychiatry--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WM 16
WN 16.1 [Radiology. Diagnostic Imaging--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WN 16
WO 16.1 [Surgery--Tables. Statistics. Case reports (General). Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WO 16
WO 620 Sex reassignment surgery None
WP 16.1 [Gynecology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WP 16
WQ 16.1 [Obstetrics--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WQ 16
WQ 90 Reproductive health surveys (Table G) None
WQ 90.1 [Reproductive health surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) None
WQ 105 Maternal health WA 310
WR 16.1 [Dermatology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WR 16
WS 16.1 [Pediatrics--Growth tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WS 16
WS 105.5.M8 [Normal mental growth and development. Child psychology] Music None
WT 16.1 [Geriatrics. Chronic Disease--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WT 16
WU 16.1 [Dentistry. Oral Surgery--Tables. Statistics] General coverage (Not Table G) WU 16
WV 16.1 [Otolaryngology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WV 16
WW 16.1 [Ophthalmology--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WW 16
WX 16.1 [Hospitals and Other Health Facilities--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WX 16
WY 31.1 [Nursing--Tables. Statistics. Surveys] General coverage (Not Table G) WY 31

Class Numbers Canceled - 2016
Canceled Number Class Name Now Classed in
QW 164 Vertebrate viruses QW 160
QW 169 Vertebrate viruses, unclassified QW 160
QY 35 Molding and casting of anatomic models. Moulages QS 26;QS 26.5
QY 143 Bile pigments QY 140
QY 147 Function tests QY 140
QZ 109 Vitamin deficiencies QZ 105
QZ 190 Local disorders of growth n/a
QZ 350 Leukemia. Lymphoma. Hematologic neoplasms WH 250; WH 525