Medical terminology systems: a body systems approach

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The perfect word building and medical terminology package...Taber’s 21 + Systems 6th Edition Taber’s 21 is today’s most comprehensive health science dictionary. Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert consulting editors and consultants, representing every branch of health care, works with the Taber’s in-house editorial staff to ensure that the content reflects the state of the art.

  • Cyclopedic entries that offer more than just definitions.
  • More than 60,000 reader-friendly definitions, including 3,000 brand-new terms and 7,000 revised terms.
  • Over 1,000 full-color illustrations in the book and DVD combined.
  • More than 600 Patient Care Statements.
  • Caution Statements with new, easy-to-find icon.
  • Dozens of Allied Health and Nursing Appendices
  • FREE Taber’sPlus DVD, Mac and PC compatible.
  • 2 year access to Taber’s Online and Taber’s Mobile!
  • So much more!

Systems 6th Edition is 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 combined with the audio CD, TermPlus 3.0, and student and instructor online tools is a unique learning package that’s a true blend of words, art, and technology.Available in a Variety of Formats...Medical Terminology Systems, 6th Edition (Text Only) About $39.95 (US)|$41.95 (CAN)ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2090-2Medical Terminology Systems, 6th Edition + Audio CD + TermPlus 3.0About $49.95 (US)|$52.50 (CAN)ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2145-9Word 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-buildingapproach.
    • First learn the patterns of medical words before you learn the vocabulary.
  • 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.”

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