BISAC Subject Headings List

Medical

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MEDICAL

 Use subjects in this section for scholarly works and/or for works aimed at medical or health care professionals. For works aimed at nonprofessionals, use subjects in the HEALTH & FITNESS

Scholarly or professional works discussing diseases should be assigned subjects in this section that pertain to the branch of medicine that studies the disease in question (if no specific branch of medicine applies, use subjects in this section for the specific disease or type of disease): for example, a textbook about cancer would be assigned a subject beginning with "MEDICAL / Oncology"; a clinical work on AIDS research would be assigned "MEDICAL / AIDS & HIV". Subjects beginning with "HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases & Conditions" are intended for popular works that discuss preventing or coping with a specific disease or condition and/or for popular works describing the experiences of people with a specific disease or condition.

Use "MEDICAL / History" for works on the history of medicine and use "MEDICAL / Medical History & Records" for works dealing with the medical history and records of patients.

Use "MEDICAL / Nursing / Home & Community Care" for works on nursing that occurs outside of a traditional medical facility (either at a patient's home or within the community) and use "MEDICAL / Nursing Home Care" for works on nursing homes and nursing home care.

MED000000

MEDICAL / General

MED001000

MEDICAL / Acupuncture

MED002000

MEDICAL / Administration

MED022020

MEDICAL / AIDS & HIV

MED003000

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General

MED003010

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Emergency Medical Services

MED003020

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Hypnotherapy

MED003070

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Imaging Technologies

MED003090

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Massage Therapy

MED003030

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Medical Assistants

MED003100

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Medical Coding & Billing

MED003040

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Medical Technology

MED003050

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy

MED003060

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Physical Therapy

MED003080

MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Respiratory Therapy

MED004000

MEDICAL / Alternative & Complementary Medicine

MED005000

MEDICAL / Anatomy

MED006000

MEDICAL / Anesthesiology

MED101000

MEDICAL / Atlases

MED007000

MEDICAL / Audiology & Speech Pathology

MED111000

MEDICAL / Bariatrics

MED008000

MEDICAL / Biochemistry

MED090000

MEDICAL / Biostatistics

MED009000

MEDICAL / Biotechnology

 

MEDICAL / Cancer see headings under Oncology

MED010000

MEDICAL / Cardiology

MED011000

MEDICAL / Caregiving

MED012000

MEDICAL / Chemotherapy

MED013000

MEDICAL / Chiropractic

MED014000

MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Communicable Diseases see Infectious Diseases

 

MEDICAL / Complementary Medicine see Alternative & Complementary Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Cosmetic Surgery see Surgery / Cosmetic & Reconstructive

MED015000

MEDICAL / Critical Care

MED016000

MEDICAL / Dentistry / General

MED016010

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Dental Assisting

MED016020

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Dental Hygiene

MED016080

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Dental Implants

MED016060

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Endodontics

MED016050

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Oral Surgery

MED016030

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Orthodontics

MED016040

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Periodontics

MED016090

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Practice Management

MED016070

MEDICAL / Dentistry / Prosthodontics

MED017000

MEDICAL / Dermatology

MED018000

MEDICAL / Diagnosis

MED019000

MEDICAL / Diagnostic Imaging / General

MED019010

MEDICAL / Diagnostic Imaging / Radiography

MED098000

MEDICAL / Diagnostic Imaging / Ultrasonography

MED020000

MEDICAL / Dictionaries & Terminology

MED021000

MEDICAL / Diet Therapy

MED022000

MEDICAL / Diseases

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Abdominal see Gastroenterology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / AIDS & HIV see AIDS & HIV

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Bacterial see Infectious Diseases

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Brain see Neurology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Cancer see headings under Oncology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Cardiopulmonary see Cardiology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Cardiovascular see Cardiology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Cerebrovascular see Neurology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Communicable see Infectious Diseases

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Cutaneous see Dermatology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Diabetes see Endocrinology & Metabolism

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Digestive Organs see Gastroenterology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Endocrine Glands see Endocrinology & Metabolism

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Gastrointestinal see Gastroenterology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Genetic see Genetics

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Genitourinary see Urology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Immunological see Immunology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Infectious see Infectious Diseases

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Neuromuscular see Anatomy or Neurology or Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation or Physiology

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Nutritional see Nutrition

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Respiratory see Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Diseases / Viral see Infectious Diseases

MED023000

MEDICAL / Drug Guides

MED024000

MEDICAL / Education & Training

MED025000

MEDICAL / Embryology

MED026000

MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine

MED027000

MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism

MED116000

MEDICAL / Environmental Health

MED028000

MEDICAL / Epidemiology

 

MEDICAL / Equipment see Instruments & Supplies

MED109000

MEDICAL / Essays

MED050000

MEDICAL / Ethics

MED112000

MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine

MED029000

MEDICAL / Family & General Practice

MED030000

MEDICAL / Forensic Medicine

MED031000

MEDICAL / Gastroenterology

 

MEDICAL / General Practice see Family & General Practice

MED107000

MEDICAL / Genetics

MED032000

MEDICAL / Geriatrics

MED033000

MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics

MED034000

MEDICAL / Healing

MED035000

MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery

MED036000

MEDICAL / Health Policy

MED037000

MEDICAL / Health Risk Assessment

 

MEDICAL / Hearing see Audiology & Speech Pathology

MED038000

MEDICAL / Hematology

MED114000

MEDICAL / Hepatology

MED110000

MEDICAL / Histology

MED039000

MEDICAL / History

MED040000

MEDICAL / Holistic Medicine

MED041000

MEDICAL / Home Care

 

MEDICAL / Hospice Care see Terminal Care

MED043000

MEDICAL / Hospital Administration & Care

MED044000

MEDICAL / Immunology

 

MEDICAL / Industrial Medicine see Occupational & Industrial Medicine

MED115000

MEDICAL / Infection Control

MED022090

MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases

MED117000

MEDICAL / Informatics

MED108000

MEDICAL / Instruments & Supplies

MED045000

MEDICAL / Internal Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Iridology see Alternative & Complementary Medicine

MED047000

MEDICAL / Laboratory Medicine

MED048000

MEDICAL / Lasers in Medicine

MED113000

MEDICAL / Long-Term Care

MED049000

MEDICAL / Medicaid & Medicare

 

MEDICAL / Medical Ethics see Ethics

MED051000

MEDICAL / Medical History & Records

MED102000

MEDICAL / Mental Health

 

MEDICAL / Metabolism see Endocrinology & Metabolism

MED052000

MEDICAL / Microbiology

MED118000

MEDICAL / Military Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Mind-Body Medicine (Psychoneuroimmunology) see Alternative & Complementary Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Naturopathy see HEALTH & FITNESS / Naturopathy

 

MEDICAL / Neonatology see Perinatology & Neonatology

MED055000

MEDICAL / Nephrology

MED056000

MEDICAL / Neurology

MED057000

MEDICAL / Neuroscience

 

MEDICAL / Neurosurgery see Surgery / Neurosurgery

MED091000

MEDICAL / Nosology

 

MEDICAL / Nuclear Medicine see Radiology, Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine

MED058000

MEDICAL / Nursing / General

MED058010

MEDICAL / Nursing / Anesthesia

MED058020

MEDICAL / Nursing / Assessment & Diagnosis

MED058240

MEDICAL / Nursing / Care Plans

MED058030

MEDICAL / Nursing / Critical & Intensive Care

MED058040

MEDICAL / Nursing / Emergency

MED058050

MEDICAL / Nursing / Fundamentals & Skills

MED058060

MEDICAL / Nursing / Gerontology

MED058070

MEDICAL / Nursing / Home & Community Care

MED058100

MEDICAL / Nursing / LPN & LVN

MED058110

MEDICAL / Nursing / Management & Leadership

MED058120

MEDICAL / Nursing / Maternity, Perinatal, Women's Health

MED058220

MEDICAL / Nursing / Medical & Surgical

MED058140

MEDICAL / Nursing / Nurse & Patient

MED058150

MEDICAL / Nursing / Nutrition

MED058160

MEDICAL / Nursing / Oncology & Cancer

MED058230

MEDICAL / Nursing / Palliative Care

MED058080

MEDICAL / Nursing / Pediatric & Neonatal

MED058170

MEDICAL / Nursing / Pharmacology

MED058180

MEDICAL / Nursing / Psychiatric & Mental Health

MED058190

MEDICAL / Nursing / Reference

MED058200

MEDICAL / Nursing / Research & Theory

MED058090

MEDICAL / Nursing / Social, Ethical & Legal Issues

MED058210

MEDICAL / Nursing / Test Preparation & Review (see also STUDY AIDS / NCLEX)

MED059000

MEDICAL / Nursing Home Care

MED060000

MEDICAL / Nutrition

 

MEDICAL / Obstetrics see Gynecology & Obstetrics

MED061000

MEDICAL / Occupational & Industrial Medicine

MED062000

MEDICAL / Oncology / General

MED062010

MEDICAL / Oncology / Breast Cancer

MED062020

MEDICAL / Oncology / Leukemia & Lymphoma

MED062030

MEDICAL / Oncology / Lung Cancer

MED062040

MEDICAL / Oncology / Pediatric

MED062050

MEDICAL / Oncology / Prostate Cancer

MED062060

MEDICAL / Oncology / Skin Cancer

MED063000

MEDICAL / Ophthalmology

MED064000

MEDICAL / Optometry

 

MEDICAL / Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery see Surgery / Oral & Maxillofacial

MED065000

MEDICAL / Orthopedics

MED092000

MEDICAL / Osteopathy

MED066000

MEDICAL / Otolaryngology

MED093000

MEDICAL / Pain Management

MED103000

MEDICAL / Parasitology

MED067000

MEDICAL / Pathology

MED068000

MEDICAL / Pathophysiology

 

MEDICAL / Patients see Physician & Patient

MED094000

MEDICAL / Pediatric Emergencies

MED069000

MEDICAL / Pediatrics

MED070000

MEDICAL / Perinatology & Neonatology

MED071000

MEDICAL / Pharmacology

MED072000

MEDICAL / Pharmacy

MED073000

MEDICAL / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

MED074000

MEDICAL / Physician & Patient

MED104000

MEDICAL / Physicians

MED075000

MEDICAL / Physiology

 

MEDICAL / Plastic Surgery see Surgery / Cosmetic & Reconstructive

MED100000

MEDICAL / Podiatry

MED095000

MEDICAL / Practice Management & Reimbursement

MED076000

MEDICAL / Preventive Medicine

MED077000

MEDICAL / Prosthesis

MED105000

MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General

MED105010

MEDICAL / Psychiatry / Child & Adolescent

MED105020

MEDICAL / Psychiatry / Psychopharmacology

MED078000

MEDICAL / Public Health

MED079000

MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine

MED080000

MEDICAL / Radiology, Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine

MED081000

MEDICAL / Reference

MED121000

MEDICAL / Regenerative Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Reimbursement see Practice Management & Reimbursement

MED082000

MEDICAL / Reproductive Medicine & Technology

MED106000

MEDICAL / Research

MED083000

MEDICAL / Rheumatology

MED119000

MEDICAL / Sleep Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Speech Pathology see Audiology & Speech Pathology

MED084000

MEDICAL / Sports Medicine

 

MEDICAL / Supplies see Instruments & Supplies

MED085000

MEDICAL / Surgery / General

MED085090

MEDICAL / Surgery / Abdominal

MED085040

MEDICAL / Surgery / Cardiothoracic

MED085060

MEDICAL / Surgery / Colon & Rectal

MED085030

MEDICAL / Surgery / Cosmetic & Reconstructive

MED085100

MEDICAL / Surgery / Eye

MED085080

MEDICAL / Surgery / Laparoscopic & Robotic

MED085010

MEDICAL / Surgery / Neurosurgery

MED085110

MEDICAL / Surgery / Oncology

MED085020

MEDICAL / Surgery / Oral & Maxillofacial

MED085120

MEDICAL / Surgery / Orthopedic

MED085130

MEDICAL / Surgery / Otolaryngology

MED085140

MEDICAL / Surgery / Pediatric

MED085150

MEDICAL / Surgery / Reproductive & Urological

MED085070

MEDICAL / Surgery / Transplant

MED085050

MEDICAL / Surgery / Vascular

MED120000

MEDICAL / Telemedicine

MED042000

MEDICAL / Terminal Care

MED086000

MEDICAL / Test Preparation & Review

 

MEDICAL / Thoracic Medicine see Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine

MED096000

MEDICAL / Toxicology

MED087000

MEDICAL / Transportation

MED097000

MEDICAL / Tropical Medicine

MED088000

MEDICAL / Urology

MED089000

MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General

MED089040

MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Dentistry

MED089010

MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Equine

MED089020

MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal

MED089030

MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Small Animal

MED089050

MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Surgery

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