Searching by keyword allows you to find words mentioned in book titles, chapter titles, subjects, and author names. Keyword searches can be combined to find books on two or more topics using AND or OR. Searching by Subject Heading is more precise, but searches for broad topics in the book. See the UToledo Library Catalog Guide for more information about searching.
Some subject headings you may want to start at include the following. Some will have cross references to other related topics, and most will have sub-headings for more specific topics, formats, or geographic areas:
You may also search by Medical Subject Heading, such as:
The UToledo Libraries use the Library of Congress Call Number system for organizing many of our books. You can browse the shelves in our libraries in the following call numbers:
|146-146.7||Misues of Therapeutic Drugs, Medication Errors|
|147-180||Administration of Drugs and Other Therapeutic Agents|
|182-190||Other Therapeutic Procedures (including acupuncture, pneumatic aspiration, spinal puncture, pericardial puncture)|
|214-258||Diet Therapy, Diet and Dietetics in Disease, Dietary Cookbooks|
|265-267||Antibiotic Therapy, Antibiotics|
|270-282||Serum Therapy, Immunotherapy|
|300-666||Drugs and their Actions|
|671-671.5||Commercial Preparations, Patent Medicines|
|RS||1-441||Pharmacy and Materia Medica|
|125-131.9||Formularies, Collected Prescriptions|
|160-167||Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Substances (plant, animal, and inorganic)|
|189-190||Assay Methods, Standardization|
|200-201||Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms|
|250-252||Commercial Preparations, Patent Medicines|
|441||Microscopical Examination of Drugs|
|RV||1-431||Botanic, Thomsonian, and Eclectic Medicine|
|211-581||Diseases, Treatment, etc.|
|601-675||Materia Medica and Therapeutics|
In addition, the Mulford Health Science Library uses National Library of Medicine Call Numbers. They have an additional section for pharmacology:
|QV||1-55||Reference Works. General Works|
|60-75||Dermatologic Agents. Gastrointestinal Agents|
|76-113||Central Nervous System Agents. Local Anesthetics|
|120-140||Autonomic Agents. Nonmetallic Elements. Neuromuscular Agents|
|150-160||Cardiovascular Agents. Renal Agents|
|170-177||Reproductive Control Agents|
|220-243||Local Anti-Infective Agents. Dyes. Tars|
|247-269||Anti-Inflammatory Agents. Anti-Infective Agents. Antineoplastic Agents|
|290-325||Heavy Metals. Gases|
|350-370||Anti-Bacterial Agents. Tissue Extracts|
|662-667||Gas Poisons. Chemical Agents|
|701-835||Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics|
|701-737||General Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics|
|738-772||Drug Standardization. Pharmacognosy. Medicinal Plants|
|773-835||Pharmaceutical Processes. Packaging. Labeling|
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