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.

NLM CodeCategoryLink
BFPsychology
Psychologie
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HSocial sciences, Education
Sciences sociales, Education
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QScience (general)
Science (général)
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QAMathematics, Statistics
Mathématiques, Statistiques
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QCPhysics
Physique
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QDChemistry
Chimie
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QHBiology
Biologie
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QSHuman Anatomy
Anatomie humaine
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QS 504 – 532Histology
Histologie
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QTPhysiology
physiologie
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QUBiochemistry, Nutrition
Biochimie, Nutrition
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QVPharmacology
Pharmacologie
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QWMicrobiology, Immunology
Microbiologie, Immunologie
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QXParasitology
Parasitologie
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QYClinical biology
Biologie clinique
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QZPathology
Pathologie
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NLM CodeCategoryLink
WGeneral medicine
Médecine générale

Medical Dictionaries, Biomedical Technology, Forensic Sciences

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WAPublic Health
Santé publique

Public 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 médecine

Emergency medicine, Internal medicine, physical examination and history taking, Diagnosis

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WCInfectious diseases, Communicable diseases
Maladies infectieuses, Maladies transmissibles
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WEMusculoskeletal System
Système musculo-squelettique
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WFRespiratory System
Système respiratoire
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WGCardiovascular System
Système cardiovasculaire
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WHHemic and Lymphatic System
Hématologie, Système lymphatique
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WIDigestive System
Système digestif
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WJUrogenital System
Système urogenital
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WKEndocrine System
Système endocrinien
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WLNervous System, Neurology
Système nerveux, Neurologie
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WMPsychiatry
Psychiatrie
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WNRadiology, Diagnostic Imaging
Radiologie
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WOSurgery, Anesthesiology
Chirurgie, Anesthésiologie
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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
Gériatrie
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WUMaxillofacial surgery
Chirurgie maxillo-faciale
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WVOtolaryngology
ORL
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WWOphtalmology
Ophtalmologie
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WXHospitals and other health facilities
Hôpitaux et autres établissements de santé
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WYNursing
Soins infirmiers
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WZHistory of Medicine. Medical writing and publishing
Histoire de la médecine. Rédaction médicale et publications
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