NLM Classification

The Library collection is thematically organized according to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) headings.

Take note in the bibliographic record, of the location name, and the NLM classification number (see screenshot), then go directly to the documents on the shelves.

Cote Renouvaud - classification NLM

Beware, if the location name mentionned in Renouvaud is different than “Bibliothèque Universitaire de Médecine au CHUV – Bibliothèque : Collection générale” or “Bibliothèque Universitaire de Médecine au CHUV – Bibliothèque : Collection d’enseignement”, send us an e-mail beforehand or ask the welcome desk.

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AGeneral works, Encyclopedia, Dictionaries
Ouvrages généraux, Encyclopédies, Dictionnaires
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BPhilosophy, Psychology, Religion
Philosophie, Psychologie, Religion
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HSocial sciences : Economics, Sociology
Sciences sociales : Economie, Sociologie
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QScience (general)
Science (général)
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QCPhysics
Physique
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QDChemistry
Chimie
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QHBiology, Genetics, Cytology
Biologie, Génétique, Cytologie
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QLZoology
Zoologie
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QSHuman Anatomy
Anatomie humaine
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QS 504 – 532Histology
Histologie
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WGeneral Medicine, Health Professions
Professions de la santéMedical Dictionaries, Biomedical Technology, Forensic Sciences
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WAPublic Health
Santé publiquePublic health, Epidemiology, Preventive health services, Preventive medicine, Occupational Medicine, Health and Hygiene, Health Administration and Organization, Environmental Pollution, Sanitation, Statistics, Surveys
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WBPractice of Medicine
Pratique de la médecineEmergency medicine, Internal medicine, physical examination and history taking, Diagnosis
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WCCommunicable Diseases (general)
Maladies transmissibles (général)General Works
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WDDisorders of Systemic, Metabolic or Environmental Origin
Troubles d’origine systémique, métabolique ou environnementaleNutrition Disorders, Metabolic Diseases, Immunologic Diseases, Hypersensitivity
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WEMusculoskeletal System
Appareil locomoteur
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WFRespiratory System
Système respiratoire
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WGCardiovascular System
Système cardio-vasculaire
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WHHemic and Lymphatic System
Hématologie, Système lymphatique
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WIDigestive System
Gastro-entérologie
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WJUrogenital System
Appareil génito-urinaire
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WKEndocrine System
Endocrinologie
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WLNervous System
Neurologie
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WMPsychiatry
Psychiatrie
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WNRadiology, Diagnostic Imaging
Radiologie
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WOSurgery
Chirurgie, Anesthésie
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WPGynecology
Gynécologie
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WQObstetrics
Obstrétrique
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WRDermatology
Dermatologie
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WSPediatrics
Pédiatrie
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WTGeriatrics, Chronic Disease
Gériatrie
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WUDentistry, Oral Surgery
Odontologie, Stomatologie
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WVOtolaryngology
Oto-rhino-laryngologie
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WWOphtalmology
Ophtalmologie
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WXHospitals and other Health Facilities
Hôpitaux
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WYNursing
Soins infirmiers
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WZHistory of Medicine, Medical Miscellany
Histoire de la médecine
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ZBibliography
Bibliographie
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