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Public Health

This guide has library resources to help you conduct research related to public health.

Call Number Ranges

At UNLV Libraries, items are cataloged and shelved using Library of Congress classification.

Here are the call number ranges for subject areas in Public Health.

Use these call numbers to locate books in specific subject areas:

RA 428-428.5 Public health laboratories, institutes, etc 
RA 440-440.87 Study and teaching. Research 
RA 565-600 Environmental health 
RA 601-602 Food and supply in relation to public health 
RA 604-618 Parks, public baths, public carriers, buildings, etc 
RA 638 Immunity and immunization in relation to public health 
RA 639-642 Transmission of disease 
RA 643-645 Disease (Communicable and noninfectious) and public health 
RA 645.3-645.37 Home health care services 
RA 645.5-645.9 Emergency medical services 
RA 646-648.3 War and public health 
RA 648.5-767 Epidemics, Epidemiology, Quarantine, and Disinfection 
RA 771-771.7 Rural health and hygiene. Rural health services. 
RA 773-788 Personal health and hygiene 
RA 790-790.95 Mental health 
RA 791-954 Medical geography
RA 960-1000.5 Medical Centers. Hospitals. Clinics including ambulance service, nursing homes, hospices
RA 1190-1270 Toxicology 

Research Guides and Reference Books

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