I was going to go crazy on this, but then found it had already been done:
Sorry for the prolonged radio silence. Real life gets in the way of blogging sometimes. As my hero, Monty Burns said: “Family, religion, friends.. these are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed…” Well, I’m back with an annoyed rant, yet again on the Joint Commission. Apparently they have recovered from the temporary bout of sanity which caused their earlier hesitation and reinstated this odious rule:
Read the rest, and wonder at the world JCAHO thinks actually exists in an ED.