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For each phrase, indicate the type of phrase(prepositional, participial, gerund, infinitive, or appositive)
For each phrase, indicate the type of phrase(prepositional, participial, gerund, infinitive, or appositive)
As technology advances "by leaps and bounds,"
prepositional (adverb)
the healthcare industry faces the potential "for great change".
prepositional (adjective)
One obvious way "to embrace this evolving science" is
infinitive
"to focus on advanced treatment technologies"
infinitive
"Looking for treatment solutions" is one way to drive the development
gerund
"of technology"
prepositional (adjective)
"For years", patients have benefited
prepositional (adverb)
"from life-saving advances"
prepositional (adverb)
"in technology".
prepositional (adjective)
Refined surgical instrumentation, "a critical area of developing technologies,"
appositive
has been one outcome of this area of scientific focus. "Using statistical data based on treatment outcomes,"
participial
technology experts are able "to develop advanced tools"
infinitive
"for improving patient care".
prepositional (adjective)
Such tools, "in the hands" of a skilled practitioner,
prepositional (adverb)
can generate improved treatment outcomes, "a desirable goal for any healthcare provider".
appositive
"For many reasons,"
prepositional (adverb)
this is good news "for the industry,"
prepositional (adjective)
"pressured to lower costs and improve patient care."
participial
The quality of patient care "in the future"
prepositional (adverb)
can only benefit from "developing more advanced technology solutions."
gerund