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Healthbytes - Getting ready for surgery

As a surgeon, I live in the operating suite. I have an expectation for what any day may be like given the procedures that I have scheduled. However, I was wondering the other day, do my patients really know what to expect on the day of surgery?


An article in Tuesday’s edition of The Commercial about a 5-year-old girl who was shot recently should have read that the child’s mother was looking at the gun before it went off, according to the police report on the incident. The article misstated her involvement with the gun.

I-30 study completed

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department said Wednesday it has completed a yearlong study on ways to improve Interstate 30 in Little Rock and North Little Rock.