posted by Leslie-To:Writeacher on .
Proofreading. Clean up the following sentences by identifying and correcting misspellings and misused/incorrect words.
1.The patient's distented abdomen over the cholecystetomy incision was a source of discomfort.
The patient's distended abdomen over the cholecystectomy incision was a source of discomfort.
* distended, cholecystectomy corrected spelling-
My Concern: is it: incision was or incision were
Since the subject is "abdomen" (not "incision"), you need "was" because both are singular forms.