The perfect length for any course, this exceptional full-color, highly illustrated text/workbook uses a body system organization to focus on word building. This beautifully designed visual text is a unique learning package that's a true blend of words, art, and technology. Word Building--the foundation for success begins with Barbara Gylys and ...Read MoreThe perfect length for any course, this exceptional full-color, highly illustrated text/workbook uses a body system organization to focus on word building. This beautifully designed visual text is a unique learning package that's a true blend of words, art, and technology. Word Building--the foundation for success begins with Barbara Gylys and the Body Systems Approach. The med term approaches and how they differ... Most med terms books teach by memorization--the whole word approach. Memorize vocabulary and then try to recognize word patterns. Gylys uses the word-building approach. First learn the patterns of medical words before you learn the vocabulary. Why does word-building work? It begins with the basics... Gylys takes a common sense approach, by introducing word elements first: Roots Combining forms Suffixes Prefixes She covers them one by one, breaking down each word part. Common English word elements are presented... This familiarity makes it easier for students to learn and break apart and build words. Students can use their understanding of word parts to decipher vocabulary. Mnemonic devices, interactive activities (in the book and on the CD) make word-building fun and this in turn increases retention...no more tedious memorization, students learn by breaking down and rebuilding words! "From my years of teaching, I found it was much easier for students to learn word parts directly associated with a body system (or specialty area), and this has been the key to my approach in all of my texts and software products." --Barbara A. GylysRead Less
New. 0803621450 Has some shelf wear to dust jacket. Includes on-line resource code. We are a tested and proven company with over 900, 000 satisfied customers since 1997. We ship daily M-F. Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. Delivery confirmation on all US orders.
New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 559 p. Contains: Illustrations. Medical Terminology Systems. Audience: General/trade. Includes 2 CDs. Orders are generally shipped within 24-hrs and tracking information is always included. Excellent customer service available to answer all inquiries. Please contact us with any and all questions: )
As for the seller, book came in excellent condition.
About the book/author itself, There's minor errors in it for ex. on the page where the authors names are they totally forgot to capitalize the last name of weddings LOL! There's also errors in the book itself........just saying. aside from that its helpful. lists functions of body systems, medical word elements, pharmaceutical drugs, and abbreviations :)
Feb 19, 2009
Great condition, lots cheaper than purchasing through the school bookstore. Recommend using Allbris for any and all book purchasing.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.