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HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Revised January 23, 2001
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See also :
  • Promotion of Health (Phys Ed)
  • Pharmacology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bacteriology Microbiology
  • Genetic Engineering, Cloning
  • Immunology

  • For veterinary medicine see 636.089
    Home Care for Disabled Persons in 649.8

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTH AND MEDICINE

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.9 and v. 13
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.18
    Garnick, Marc B. "Medicine" v.13 
    Brody, Jane E. "Health" v.9
    Anderson, Barbara Gallatin, et. al "Medicine" v. 18 

    BROWSING GUIDE 610's

    610's     Medical Sciences  Medicine
    611's     Human Anatomy Cytology, (Cell Biology, )
                       Histology (Tissue Biolgy) Embryology
      .1   Heart and Cardiovascular Organs
                .2   Respiratory Organs
                .3   Digestive Tract Organs
                .4   Lymphatic and Glandular Organs
                .6   Urogenital Organs
                .7   Musculoskeletal System, Integument
                .8   Nervous System, Sense Organs
                .9   Regional and Topographical Anatomy

    612's     Human Physiology 
                .1   Blood and Circulation
                .2   Respiration
                .3   Digestion
                .4   Secretion, Excretion, Related Functions
                .6   Reproduction, Development, Maturation
                .7   Musculoskeletal System, Integument
                .8   Nervous Functions
                .9   Regional Psysiology

    613's    Promotion of Health
      04  Promotion of Health of Specific sex and age
               .1   Environmental Factors
               .2.  Dietetics
               .4   Personal Cleanliness adn Related Topics
               .5   Artifical Environments
      . 6  Special Topics of Health and Safety
               .7  Physical Fitness
               .8  Substance Abuse (Drug abuse)
               .9  Birth Control (Reproductive Technology, 

    614's    Forensic Medicine, incidence of 
                 disease, public  preventive medicine
      .1  Forensic Medicine (medical jurisprudence)
               .4  Incidence and Public Measures to Prevent 
        Disease
               .5  Incidence of and Public Measures to Prevent
                    Specific 
               .6  Disposal of the Dead

    615's     Pharmacology and Therapeutics
                 .1  Drugs, (Materia Medica)
                 .2  Inorganic Drugs
                 .3  Organic Drugs
                . 4  Practical Pharmacy
                 .5  Therapeutics
                 .6  Methods of Administering Medication
                 .7  Pharmacodynamics
                 .8  Specific Therapies and Kinds of Therapies
                 .9  Toxicology

    616's     Diseases
                     .1Diseases of Cardiovascular System
                     .2 Diseases of Respiratory System
                     .3  Diseases of Digestive System
                     .4  Diseases of Blood Forming, Lymphatic and 
                          Glandular Systems
                     .5 Diseases of Integument, Hair, Nails
                     .6  Diseases of Urogenital System
                     .7  Diseases of Musculoskeleltal System
                     .8  Diseases of Nervous System and Mental 
                           Disorders
                     .9 Other Diseases

    617's     Miscellaneous Branches of Medicine 
                   Surgery 
                     .1 Injuries and Wounds
                     .2 Results of Injuries
                     .4  Surgery by System
                     .5  Regional Medicine
                     .6  Dentistry
                     .7  Opthalmology
                     .8  Otology and Audiology
                     .9  Operative Surgery and Special Fields of 
                           Surgery

    618's     Other Branches of Medicine 
                     .1 Gynecology
                     .2  Obstetrics
                     .3  Diseases and Complications of Pregnancy
                     .4  Childbirth  (Parturition), labor)
                     .5  Complicated Labor (Dystrocia)
                     .6  Normal Puerperium
                     .7  Puerperal Diseases
                     .8 Obstetrical Surgery
                     .9 Pediatrics and Geriatrics

    619's     Experimental Medicine
                    .5 Birds
                    .7 Dogs
                    .8 Cats
                    .9 Other Medicine
     
     
     

    For veterinary medicine see 636.089

    Home Care forDisabled Persons in 649.8
     
     

     

    SELECTED SUBJECT HEADINGS

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    MEDICINE
    DISEASES
    NURSING
    GERIATRICS
    SURGERY
    HEALTH
    PEDIATRICS.
    MEDICAL SCIENCES
    DISASTER MEDICINE
    EMERGENCY MEDICINE
    FAMILY MEDICINE
    INTERNAL MEDICINE
    CLINICAL MEDICINE
    CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
    HUMAN BIOLOGY
    ADOLESCENT MEDICINE
    ADVERTISING MEDICINE
    ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
    BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING.
    COMMUNICATION IN MEDICINE
    LIFE SCIENCE

    REFERENCE BOOKS

    Health and Medical Reference Books are located in the 610-619 area. The following titles are a sample of what is available in the Reference Collection
    Dorland's Medical Dictionary Ref. 610.3 D711
    Magill's Medical Guide This encyclopedia is one of the best places to start when looking for health information. Ref. 610.3 M194
    The Johns Hopkins Atlas of Human Functional Anatomy Ref. 611 J65 1986
    The Human Body, an Illustrated Guide to Its Structure,Function and Disorders Ref. 612 H918 1995
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Complete Home Medical Guide Ref. 613 C726 1995
    The Harvard Guide to Women's Health Ref. 616.0082 C284
    Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine Ref. 617.1 098 1994

    JOURNAL AND NEWS ARTICLES

    SIRS  Medical Science Periodical Reprints  Ref. Desk 610.5 M489    Over 1,000 articles in black binders located near the Reference Desk. Printed directions are placed nearby. Library staff will help you photocopy articles. Additional health articles can be found in the gray SIRS Social Science binders on topics such as Health, Mental Health, Drugs, Sports, Sexuality, etc. There are over 300 articles on AIDS in the the red binders. Since 1987, recent SIRS articles are also available online. .....

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
    As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home.  INTOTRAC includes the Health Reference Center Database of news and magazine and journal articles. Many can be printed full-text from your home computer.  From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES

    Massachusetts General Hospital-  Treadwell Library-Consumer Health Information Resource Center   (mega-list of Annotated, Internet Health Links)  Includes both  general and specific  information about  doctors, hospitals, diseases, rehabilitation, alternative medicine, etc. .

    You are better off going to the previous  site first, because each link has an annotation which describes what you can expect to find . The following are important sites found on  the above server. If the server is  busy, the following can be reached directly.
    MEDLINEplus
    HEALTHFINDER
    THE VIRTUAL HOSPITAL
    NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH (NIH)
    MERCK MANUAL
    AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
    Web MD
    THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

    NOAH: NEW YORK ONLINE ACCESS TO HEALTH INFORMATION

    Examples of specific sites;

    AMA Health Insight
    Multilingual Medical Glossary
    Merck (Health Publications)
    Poison Center Answer Book Pollen/Spore Counts

    Veterinary Medicine

    AVMA Online Aquaria Central  Animal Care and Research

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