Textbooks and recommended readings for Health Sciences courses are in the High Demand Collection.
3 and 1 Hour Loans are shelved in the High Demand Hourly Loan Collection on level 2.
3 Day Loans are on the open shelves in sequence with books of the same classification.
To see the list for your course, select the Course code search in the Library’s catalogue and type in your course code, e.g. hlth 101.
Health and medical material is concentrated in the R - RS classifications.
Other relevant classifications include:-
Books are ordered on the shelves using the Library of Congress classification system.
Every book on the shelves has a unique call number which can be found by using the Library’s catalogue.
Note that the Library has an increasing number of e-books. These do not have a call number and you will only find them by searching the catalogue.
Tip for finding books on your topic. Use a Keywords search to find one relevant book, then click on the Subjects in the catalogue record to find more books on the same subject.
|5-713.97||General Works. History of Medicine. Medicine as a profession|
|723-726||Medical philosophy. Medical ethics|
|726.5-726.8||Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying|
|727-727.5||Medical personnel and the public. Doctor/Patient relationship|
|728-733||Practice of medicine. Medical practice economics|
|735-854||Medical education. Medical schools. Research|
|855-859.7||Medical Technology. Biomedical engineering. Computer applications|
|895-920||Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine|
|RA||Public Aspects of Medicine|
|1-405||Medicine and the state. Includes regulation of medical education and practice|
|407-409.5||Medical statistics. Health status indicators|
|411-415||Medical care plans. Medical insurance|
|418-418.5||Medicine and society. Medical sociology|
|421-788||Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine. Environmental health|
|638-645||Immunization. Transmission of disease. Disease and public health.|
|790-790.95||Mental health. Mental illness prevention|
|960-1000.5||Medical centres. Hospitals. Dispensaries|
|1001-1171||Forensic medicine, Medical jurisprudence, Legal Medicine|
|1-33||General works. Pathological anatomy and histology|
|37-57||Clincial pathology. Laboratory technique. Postmortems|
|127-150||Manifestations of disease. Pain. Theory of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis|
|581-951||Specialties of internal medicine|
|952-1245||Special situations and conditions eg Geriatrics, Tropical, Industrial , Military medicine etc|
|92-99.35||Emergency surgery. Surgical complications. Surgical nursing|
|120.6-130||Transplantation of organs. Artificial organs|
|137-145||Surgery in childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, old age|
|151-498||Military and naval surgery|
|520-599.5||Surgery by region, system or organ|
|651-678||Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology|
|680-688||Diseases of the locomotive system|
|75-79||Eye examination. Diagnosis|
|88-89||Ophthalmic nursing. Eye banks|
|91-912||Particular diseases of the eye|
|918-921||Colour vision tests|
|925-939||Refraction and errors of refraction and accommodation|
|939.2-981||Optometry. Opticians. Eyeglasses|
|986-988||Artificial eyes and other prostheses. Ocular therapeutics|
|110-320||Otology. Diseases of the ear|
|341-437||Rhinology. Diseases of the nose|
|460-547||Larynology. Diseases of the throat|
|RG||Gynecology and Obstetrics|
|133-138||Conception. Artificial insemination. Contraception. Sterilization|
|159-208||Functional and systemic disorders. Endocrine gynecology|
|211-248||Abnormalities and diseases of the female genital organs|
|491-499||Diseases of the breast|
|600-650||The embryo and foetus|
|940-991||Maternal care. Prenatal care services|
|1-91||Genetic aspects. Therapeutics. Infant and neonatal morbidity|
|101-103||Child health. Child health services|
|125-145||Physiology of children and adolescents|
|242-247||Hospital care. Pediatric nursing|
|250-325||Premature infants. Newborn infants|
|370-550||Diseases of children and adolescents|
|RS||Pharmacy and materia medica. Includes pharmacopoeas. Dispensatories|
|RV||Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine|
|RZ||Other systems of medicine. Includes chiropractic, osteopathy, naturopathy etc.|