Grammar

Are the following sentences punctuated correctly?

The patient’s mother, despite multiple attempts, was unable to be reached.

His unusual contradictory explanation requires a psychiatric workup.

Before we begin surgery he needs to be seen by the anesthesia service.

asked by Austin
  1. Sentence one is awkward, but correctly punctuated.

    Sentences two and three are incorrect.
    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
    See #s 3 and 5.

    posted by Writeacher

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