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Pre-Allied Health Sciences Research Guide

A research guide for students studying pre-allied health sciences.



Pre-Allied Health Sciences at Columbia State


This degree pathway may be used by students seeking admission to a competitive entry health sciences program (Nursing, Radiology, Respiratory Care, Medical Laboratory Technology, Veterinary Technology) and/or by students preparing to transfer to a 4-year institution and seek admission to a similar program at the bachelor degree level.

Finding Pre-Allied Health Sciences Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification & Relevant Subject Headings

  • Subclass R
    • R5-920 Medicine (General)
    • R5-130.5 General works
    • R131-687 History of medicine. Medical expeditions
    • R690-697 Medicine as a profession. Physicians
    • R702-703 Medicine and the humanities. Medicine and disease in relation to history, literature, etc.
    • R711-713.97 Directories
    • R722-722.32 Missionary medicine. Medical missionaries
    • R723-726 Medical philosophy. Medical ethics
    • R726.5-726.8 Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying
    • R727-727.5 Medical personnel and the public. Physician and the public
    • R728-733 Practice of medicine. Medical practice economics
    • R735-854 Medical education. Medical schools. Research
    • R855-855.5 Medical technology
    • R856-857 Biomedical engineering. Electronics. Instrumentation
    • R858-859.7 Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics
    • R864 Medical records
    • R895-920 Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine

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