Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Medicine

Levels of Collecting Intensity, call # R - RC627

 

LEVELS OF COLLECTING INTENSITY
(Using WLN/OCLC Conspectus)

Levels: 0) Out-of-Scope, not collected
1) Minimal information level
2) Basic information level
3) Study or instructional support level
4) Research level
5) Comprehensive level

 

R

5-920

Medicine (General)

 

 

5-130.5

General Works

4

 

131-687

History of Medicine, Medical Expeditions (See History collection policy)

 

 

690-697

Medicine as a Profession, Physicians

2

 

702-703

Medicine and Disease in Relation to History, Literature, etc.(See appropriate other collection policies in humanities)

 

713-713.97

Directories

2

 

722-722.32

Missionary Medicine, Medical Missionaries

0

 

723-726

Medical Philosophy, Medical Ethics

4

 

726.5-726.8

Medicine and Disease in Relation to Psychology, Terminal Care, Dying

3

 

727-727.8

Physician and the Public

2

 

728-733

Practice of Medicine, Medical Practice Economics

0

 

735-854

Medical Education, Medical Schools, Research

4

 

856-857

Biomedical Engineering, Electronics, Instrumentation

4

 

858-859.7

Computer Applications to Medicine

4

 

864

Medical Records

0

 

895-920

Medical Physics, Medical Radiology, Nuclear Medicine

4

RA

1-1270

Public Aspects of Medicine

 

 

396

Regulation of Medical Education, Licensure

3

 

398

Registration of Physicians, Pharmacists, etc.

2

 

399

Regulation of Medical Practice, Evaluation and Quality Control of Medical Care

2

 

405

Death Certification

1

 

407-790.85

See Public Health Collection Policy

 

790-790.85

Mental Health

2

 

791-954

Medical Geography, Medical Climatology and Meteorology

1

 

960-999

Medical Centers, Hospitals, Dispensaries, Clinics
(including ambulance service and nursing homes)

1

 

1001-1171

Forensic Medicine, Medical Jurisprudence, Legal Medicine

3

 

1190-1270

Toxiciology, Poisons

4

RB

1-214

Pathology

 

 

1-17

General Works

3

 

24-33

Pathology Anatomy and Histology

3

 

37-56

Clinical Pathology, Laboratory Technique

3

 

57

Post-Mortem Examination, Autopsies

2

 

127-150

Manifestation of Disease

3

 

151-214

Theories of Disease, Etiology, Pathogenesis

3

RC

31-1245

Internal Medicine, Practice of Medicine

 

 

49-52

Psychosomatic Medicine

3

 

71-78.7

Examination, Diagnosis (including radiography)

4

 

81-82

Popular Medicine

0

 

86-88.9

Medical Emergencies, Critical Care, Intensive Care, First Aid

3

 

91-103

Diseases Due to Physical and Chemical Agents

3

 

110-216

Infectious and Parasitic Diseases

4

 

251

Constitutional Diseases (General)

3

 

254-282

Neoplasms, Tumors, Oncology
(including cancer and carcinogens)

4

 

306-320.5

Tuberculosis

3

 

321-571

Neurology and Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry

 

 

346-429

Neurology, Diseases of the Nervous System

4

 

435-571

Psychiatry

4

 

475-489

Therapeutics, Psychotherapy

4

 

490-499

Hypnotism and Hypnosis, Suggestion Therapy

2

 

500-510

Psychoanalysis

3

 

512-571

Psychopathology

4

 

512-528

Psychoses

4

 

530-552

Neuroses

4

 

554-569.5

Personality Disorders, Behavior Problems
(including sexual problems, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse)

3

 

569.7-571

Mental Retardation

3

 

581-951

Specialties of Internal Medicine

 

 

581-607

Immunologic Diseases, Allergy

4

 

620-627

Nutritional Diseases, Deficiency Diseases

3

Levels of Collecting Intensity, RC627 - RJ325

 

627.5-632

Metabolic Diseases

4

 

633-647.5

Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs

4

 

648-665

Diseases of the Endocrine Glands

4

 

666-701

Diseases of the Circulatory (Cardiovascular) System

4

 

705-779

Diseases of the Respiratory System

3

 

799-869

Diseases of the Digestive System, Gastroenterology

4

 

870-923

Diseases of the Genitourinary System, Urology

2

 

924-924.5

Diseases of the Connective Tissues

3

 

925-935

Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System

4

 

952-954.6

Geriatrics

2

 

955-962

Arctic and Tropical Medicine

1

 

963-969

Industrial Medicine, Industrial Hygiene

3

 

970-1015

Military Medicine, Naval Medicine

0

 

1030-1160

Transportation Medicine
(including automotive, aviation, and space medicine)

0

 

1200-1245

Sports Medicine

3

RD

1-811

Surgery

 

 

1-31.7

General Works

4

 

32-33.9

Operative Surgery, Technique of Surgical Operations

3

 

49-52

Surgical Therapeutics, Preoperative and Postoperative Care

3

 

57

Surgical Pathology

3

 

58

Reparative Processes After Operations (Physiological)

2

 

59

Surgical Shock, Traumatic Shock

3

 

63-76

Operating Rooms and Theaters, Instruments, Apparatus, and Appliances

2

 

78.3-87.3

Anesthesiology

4

 

91-91.5

Asepsis and Antisepsis, Sterilization (Operative)

2

 

92-97.8

Emergency Surgery, Wounds and Injuries

3

 

98-98.4

Surgical Complications

3

 

99-99.35

Surgical Nursing  -     see Nursing policy

 

 

101-103

Fractures (General)

3

 

118-120.5

Plastic Surgery, Repatative Surgery

2

 

120.7-129.5

Transplantation of Organs, Tissues, etc.

3

 

130

Prosthesis, Artificial Organs

2

 

150-498

Military and Naval Surgery

0

 

520-599.5

Surgery by Region, System, or Organ

3

 

651-678

Neoplasms, Tumors, Oncology

3

 

680-688

Diseases of the Locomotor System (Surgical Treatment)

3

 

701-811

Orthopedics

 

 

792-811

Physical Rehabilitation

4

RE

1-994

Opthamology

 

 

80-87

Eye Surgery

1

 

88

Ophthalmic Nursing    - see Nursing policy

 

 

91-912

Particular Diseases of the Eye

Except for Neuroopthalmology R725 = 4

2

 

918-921

Color Vision Tests, Charts, etc.

0

 

925-939

Refraction and Errors of Refraction and Accommodation

0

 

940-981

Optometry, Opticians, Eyeglasses

0

 

986-988

Artificial Eyes and Other Prostheses

0

 

991-992

Ocular Therapeutics

2

RF

1-547

Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)

 

 

110-320

Otology, Diseases of the Ear

3

 

341-437

Rhinology, Diseases of the Nose, Accessory Sinuses, and Nasopharynx

2

 

460-547

Laryngology, Diseases of the Throat

2

RG

1-991

Gynecology and Obstetrics

 

 

103-104.6

Operative Gynecology

3

 

133-137.6

Conception, Artificial Insemination, Contraception

1

 

138

Sterilization of Women

1

 

159-208

Functional and Systemic Disorders

3

 

211-483

Abnormalities and Diseases of the Female Genital Organs

3

 

484-485

Gynecological and Obstetric Urology

2

 

491-499

Diseases of the Breast

4

 

500-991

Obstetrics

 

 

551-591

Pregnancy

4

 

600-649

The Embryo and Fetus

4

 

648

Spontaneous Abortion, Miscarriage

3

 

651-721

Labor, Parturition

3

 

725-791

Obstetric Operations, Operative Obstetrics

3

 

801-871

Puerperal State

3

 

940-991

Maternal Care

3

RJ

1-570

Pediatrics

 

 

47.3-47.4

Genetic Aspects

4

 

50-51

Examination, Diagnosis

4

 

52-53

Therapeutics

4

 

59-60

Infant and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality

4

 

91

Supposed Prenatal Influence, Prenatal Culture, Stirpiculture

4

 

101-103

Hygiene and Care of Children

3

 

125-145

Physiology of Children and Adolescents

4

 

240

Immunization of Children (General)

3

 

242-243

Hospital Care

3

 

245

Nursing of Children, Pediatric Nursing -  see Nursing policy

 

 

250

Premature Infants

4

 

251-325

Newborn Infants
(including physiology, care, treatment, diseases)

 

4 

Levels of Collecting Internsity, RJ325 - RZ

 

 

370-550

Diseases of Children and Adolescents

 

 

499-507

Mental Disorders, Child Psychiatry

 

RK

1-715

Dentistry

 

 

58-59.3

Practice of Dentistry, Dental Economics

0

 

60.7-60.8

Preventive Dentistry

1

 

280

Oral and Dental Anatomy and Physiology

1

 

301-493

Oral and Dental Medicine, Pathology, Diseases

1

 

501-519

Operative Dentistry

0

 

520-528

Orthodontics

0

 

529-535

Oral Surgery

1

 

641-667

Prosthetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics

0

RL

1-803

Dermatology (Note: New department, but except for Director no faculty or clinicians yet as of 1/2009)

 

 

87-94

Care and Hygiene

 2

 

95

Pathological Anatomy

2

 

110-120

Therapeutics

2

 

130-169

Diseases of the Glands, Hair, Nails

2

 

201-331

Hyperemias, Inflammations, and Infections of the Skin

2

 

391-489

Atrophies, Hypertrophies

2

 

675

Chronic Ulcer of the Skin, Bedsores

2

 

701-751

Diseases Due to Psychosomatic and Nerve Disorders, Dermatoneuroses

2

 

760-785

Diseases Due to Parasites

2

 

790

Pigmentation, Albinism

1

 

793

Congenital Disorders of the Skin, Nevi, Moles

2

RM

1-931

Therapeutics, Pharmacology

 

 

138

Drug Prescribing

0

 

139

Prescription Writing

0

 

146-146.7

Misues of Therapeutic Drugs, Medication Errors

2

 

147-180

Administration of Drugs and Other Therapeutic Agents

3

 

182-190

Other Therapeutic Procedures
(including acupuncture, pneumatic aspiration, spinal puncture, pericardial puncture)

2

 

214-258

Diet Therapy, Diet and Dietetics in Disease, Dietary Cookbooks

3

 

259

Vitamin Therapy

2

 

260-263

Chemotherapy

3

 

265-267

Antibiotic Therapy, Antibiotics

3

 

270-282

Serum Therapy, Immunotherapy

3

 

283-298

Endocrinotherapy, Organotherapy

3

 

300-666

Drugs and their Actions

3

 

671-671.5

Commercial Preparations, Patent Medicines

1

 

695-890

Physical Medicine, Physical Therapy
(including massage, exercise, occupational therapy,
hydrotherapy, phototherapy, radiotherapy, thermotherapy, electrotherapy)

 

 

845-862

Medical Radiology

4

 

930-931

Rehabilitation Therapy

4

RS

1-441

Pharmacy and Materia Medica

 

 

125-131.9

Formularies, Collected Prescriptions

3

 

139-141.9

Pharmacopoeias

2

 

151.2-151.9

Dispensatories

1

 

153-441

Materia Medica

 

 

160-167

Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Substances (plant, animal, and inorganic)

2

 

189-190

Assay Methods, Standardization

2

 

192-199

Pharmaceutical Processes

0

 

200-201

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms

0

 

250-252

Commercial Preparations, Patent Medicines

1

 

355-356

Pharmaceutical Supplies

0

 

400-431

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

3

 

441

Microscopical Examination of Drugs

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RV

1-431

Botanic, Thomsonian, and Eclectic Medicine

0

RX

1-681

Homeopathy

 

 

211-581

Diseases, Treatment, etc.

1

 

601-675

Materia Medica and Therapeutics

2

RZ

201-999

Other Systems of Medicine

 

 

201-275

Chiropractic

1

 

301-397.5

Osteopathy   -  see Osteopathic Medicine policy

 

 

399

Osteo-Magnetics, Neuropathy, etc. A-Z

 

 

400-408

Mental Healing

0

 

409.7-999

Miscellaneous Systems and Treatments
(including magnetotherapy, mesmerism, naturopathy,
organomic medicine, phrenology, radiesthesia, etc.)

0

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