I think that this is important to note because ultimately I want students to read the text, and I think if it is easy to understand and easy to look at, they will be more likely to read it. It would be inadequate for a course that utilizes cadavers. When specific cultures, races, or ethnic backgrounds were mentioned it was to highlight matters of biological significance and importance. Comments I was pleasantly surprised with the accuracy of the chapter dealing with Immunology as it is particular confusing for students at the level. It is comparable in many ways to the other popular texts out there.
Each chapter begins with objectives, key terms, and glossary, flow to key points, review questions, and then to critical thinking questions and link questions, requiring increasing depth of understanding. And as i have mentioned more benefits of using pdf version of this book, you should consider it download as we are giving it for free of cost and you can download it from the link below. Although it covers many clinical-related information, not much mechanistic science at cellular or molecular levels is included in some of chapters. V 1859 , , Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea , retrieved 16 October 2011 Per holdings. Please research and correct whichever one is wrong. I am looking at this from a clinical perspective and using the text to review systems related to nursing process and procedures. Grammatical Errors rating: 5 I did not find any grammatical errors.
The writing styles of the various authors are clear, readable, and at an appropriate level. The book I written on a 7th grade level thoroughly explaining how the body works and explains all of the systems, from lymphatic to nervous, It covers it all. Although it was not a story it was quite enjoyable. He studied the development of the and and in 1853 was appointed Lecturer on Anatomy at in. Meanwhile, Maggie tries to reach Teddy after bearing the burden of her secret becomes overwhelming as she struggles with issues in her own personal life.
If one was teaching a higher-level course, then supplemental material would be required for a more in-depth perspective. Grammatical Errors rating: 4 There were no major grammatical errors in the text. Comments This is a good start point for freeing students from expensive traditional books and this is the trend to go. This note is designed to familiarize the student with the organs of the human body on both the micro- and macroscopic levels. The text is easily read and should present the undergraduate reader with few if any issues. Textbox insets could easily be used to highlight applied concepts rather than web links. Cultural Relevance rating: 5 There are no inappropriate references to culturally sensitive issues noted in the text.
It would benefit to include more images and diagrams. I have not experienced any problems with images in fact, I quite like the images , links within chapters, or links from the table of contents to a particular section. Grammatical Errors rating: 4 No grammatical errors were noted in review of this text. The content is up to date and should not become irrelevant. Some inaccurate or confusing points exist, however.
About The Author: Henry Gray, F. Terminology is an important component of anatomy so terminology is required. Cultural Relevance rating: 5 The text conveys the information in a very straightforward manner and I did not find anything to be offensive or insulting. Interface rating: 4 I found no significant interface issues. This book used quite good illustrations and I quite enjoyed the interactive videos and case studies to highlight the significance of what you should be learning.
. For this case, a few figures could be provided based on different cultures. Physiology is presented from both a biochemical and organismal point of view. The chapter organization allows for a flexible sequence of material. All major subject areas are covered i. I appreciate that the book has many examples that are relevant to a person's everyday life in my experience, making something relevant can be a great way to explain concepts and processes.
The online version is suitable for frequent updating and revising, and thus should last long. The book is widely regarded as an extremely influential work on the subject, and has continued to be revised and republished from its initial publication in 1858 to the present day. For many decades however, precisely because Gray's textbook became such a classic, successive editors made major efforts to preserve its position as possibly the most authoritative text on the subject in English. Discussion on membranes, particularly serous membranes is weak and not as accurate as it should be. Accuracy rating: 5 So far, I am pleased with the level of accuracy of this book.