Look Out; He’s Using Shortcode Again! Decisional Capacity Assessment

Decisional Capacity

I’m incorrigible; I’m trying to use WordPress Presentation Shortcode again to make a short presentation on decisional capacity assessment. This is a frequent request, I mean to help with decisional capacity assessment, not shortcode, of course. This by no means does much more than scratch the surface of this issue, but it’s what’s essential for […]

My Comments on Affirming Lifelong Learning and Opposing MOC in Iowa

Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

The Iowa Medical Society (IMS) new Policy Forum will meet on September 25, 2014 to discuss a half-dozen pivotal issues including my Policy Request Statement (PRS) 14-02: Support of Lifelong Learning and Opposition to Mandatory Maintenance of Certification (MOC). Below are my comments on the IMS LinkedIn site. I’ve already submitted written comments required by […]

Uh Oh…Using WordPress Shortcode Again: C-L Psychiatry and Delirium


Every once in a while, I get an urge to try WordPress Presentation Shortcode and the results are usually quirky for reasons I can’t fathom. But then I’m a geezer and can’t be expected to solve all these digital puzzles. You have to use only the arrow keys to navigate through each and every line on […]

Back on the MOC Again

Hanging out with the bronze fonz (2)

Well, my wife and I just got back from vacation in downtown Milwaukee where I snapped quite a few pictures, and it’s remarkable how much of it reminded me of the first Policy Forum of the Iowa Medical Society, now in the Testimony Forum stage. Of course, I didn’t think about my Policy Request Statement […]

Let’s Hear It for CHOPs On Delirium!

Dr. Helen Creasey

I really can’t say enough about how practical and evidence-based the website CHOPs is regarding assessing and managing delirium in hospitalized, elderly patients. Dr. Helen Creasey, who is a geriatrician, never mentions even once in this stunningly clear presentation that you should call for the consulting psychiatrist immediately for this disturbingly common neuropsychiatric complication that is […]