Posted by Leslie on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:03pm.
Proofread the following sentence and insert punctuation as required.
The patient reported the following effects from the fall: Discomfort breathing, pain in the right shoulder, dizziness upon standing, and headaches during the day.
; after fall instead of the colon -
discomfort (not capitalized).
Grammar - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:05pm
The colon is correct. It introduces a list of things.
Grammar - Leslie, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:09pm
Do you still keep Discomfort as a capital letter?
Grammar - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:10pm
No. Discomfort is not capitalized.