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Medicine & Health: Public Health Resources

Resources for research and study in medical subjects.

General Public Health

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Reference Books

Medical Microbiology, Immunology, and Epidemiology

Atlases, Encyclopedias, and Reference Books

Popular Books on Medical Microbiology

Societies and Online Resources

Library of Congress Call Numbers - Public Health

Library of Congress Call Numbers for Public Health topics: 

RA1-1270 Public aspects of medicine

  • RA1-418.5 - Medicine and the state

  • RA421-790.95 - Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine

    • RA428-428.5 - Public health laboratories, institutes, etc.

    • RA440-440.87 - Study and teaching. Research

    • RA565-600 - Environmental health; Including sewage disposal, air pollution, nuisances, water supply

    • RA601-602 - Food and food supply in relation to public health

    • RA604-618 - Parks, public baths, public carriers, buildings, etc.

    • RA619-637 - Disposal of the dead. Undertaking. Burial. Cremation.

    • RA638- Immunity and immunization in relation to public health

    • RA639-642 - Transmission of disease

    • RA643-645 - Disease (Communicable and noninfectious) and public health

    • RA645.3-645.37 - Home health care services

    • RA645.5-645.9 - Emergency medical services

    • RA646-648.3 - War and public health

    • RA648.5-767 - Epidemics. Epidemiology. Quarantine. Disinfection

    • RA771-771.7 - Rural health and hygiene. Rural health services

    • RA773-788 - Personal health and hygiene

    • RA790-790.95 - Mental health. Mental illness prevention

  • RA791-954 - Medical geography. Climatology. Meteorology

  • RA960-1000.5 - Medical centers. Hospitals. Dispensaries. Clinics; Including ambulance service, nursing homes, hospices

  • RA1001-1171 - Forensic medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal medicine

  • RA1190-1270 - Toxicology. Poisons


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