617 Surgery, regional medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, otology, audiology

Chiropractic Subject Headings

"Chiropractic Subject Headings (ChiroSH) is a thesaurus developed by librarians at chiropractic college libraries, intended for use by indexers for the Index to Chiropractic Literature (ICL) and by catalogers at chiropractic and natural health sciences libraries. The first draft of the thesaurus was developed from the subject authority files of the Texas Chiropractic College and Northwestern College of Chiropractic libraries, the subject thesaurus included in the first volume of CRAC: Chiropractic Research Abstracts Collection, and the subject lists included in ICL.

Diccionari d’otorinolaringologia

"Aquest diccionari aplega vora 1.100 termes de l’àmbit de l’otorinolaringologia, corresponents a cinc àmbits temàtics: otologia, rinologia, faringologia, laringologia i disciplines connexes. En presenta les denominacions i la definició en català, els equivalents en castellà i anglès i, si escau, els termes anatòmics internacionals.

"This dictionary includes over 1,100 terms in the field of otolaryngology, corresponding to five themes: Otology, Rhinology, faringologia, laringólogo and related disciplines. In presenting and defining names in Catalan, Spanish and English equivalents and if applicable, international anatomical terms.

NOMESCO Classification of Surgical Procedures

"The Classification of Surgical Procedures (NCSP) is based on the traditions of the surgical profession in the Nordic countries and reflects surgical practice in these countries in 1994. It constitutes the first common Nordic classification of surgical procedures. In producing this classification attention has been paid to generally accepted requirements for surgical procedure components as seen in concurrent classification development. In addition the classification is designed to give reasonable scope for expansion to meet anticipated future advances in the field of surgical procedures.

Application of the International Classification of Diseases to Dentistry and Stomatology

"When any substantial volume of data has to be recorded, a coherent system of classifying and coding the data is essential, particularly where electronic or mechanical means of retrieval or analysis are to be used. The Application of the International Classification of Diseases to Dentistry and Stomatology (ICD-DA) is intended to provide a practical and convenient basis for the classification and coding of data by all those working in the field of oral and dental disorders.

American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification System

"The purpose of the grading system is simply to assess the degree of a patient’s 'sickness' or 'physical state' prior to selecting the anesthetic or prior to performing surgery. Describing patients’ preoperative physical status is used for recordkeeping, for communicating between colleagues, and to create a uniform system for statistical analysis. The grading system is not intended for use as a measure to predict operative risk."

International Classification of External Causes of Injury

"ICECI is a free practical tool for classifying the circumstances in which injuries occur. Thus, it can be used in surveillance and research to support injury and trauma prevention and control efforts throughout the world. Using this tool, one can code the key factors that may be involved in causing injuries. Consequently, injuries can be both counted and described to yield useful information for setting priorities, making policy decisions, and guiding prevention.

"ICECI is a free practical tool for classifying the circumstances in which injuries occur. Thus, it can be used in surveillance and research to support injury and trauma prevention and control efforts throughout the world. Using this tool, one can code the key factors that may be involved in causing injuries. Consequently, injuries can be both counted and described to yield useful information for setting priorities, making policy decisions, and guiding prevention.

Operationen- und Prozedurenschlüssel

"Der Operationen- und Prozedurenschlüssel (OPS) ist die amtliche Klassifikation zum Verschlüsseln von Operationen, Prozeduren und allgemein medizinischen Maßnahmen im stationären Bereich und beim ambulanten Operieren."

"The Operations and Procedures Key (OPS) is the official classification for encrypting operations, procedures and general medical procedures in the inpatient area and for outpatient surgery."