Jeff Solheim

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Before the winter of 2005, our emergency department was struggling with wintertime census increase. Our time in department was up, and our elopements were up. One of our sister hospitals started a program called “Team Triage.” Essentially, Team Triage activated a plan where an emergency physician would go out to triage and rapidly assess and discharge the(More)
This month is dedicated to the men and women who every day keep us safe and enable us to do what we do. We reached out to emergency nurse leaders and asked them to share with us their thoughts on how their experience in the military affected their leadership and how being an emergency nurse affected their military career. We offer our heartfelt thanks to(More)
  • Jeff Solheim
  • Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official…
  • 2015
July in the community of Petit-Goâve, Haiti, is best described as oppressively hot and humid. When our medical team arrived early in the morning to set up a temporary clinic in this locale, each team member clambered for a location that would provide maximum shade and reprieve from the suffocating heat (Figure 1). The stifling temperatures were only made(More)
I n 1752, when Ben Franklin first flew his kite with an attached key to demonstrate that lightening was electricity, he likely did not realize that 251 years later, this event would meld with tobacco, laying the groundwork for the development of the electronic cigarette. This year the electronic cigarette turns 10 years old. First used in China,(More)
Societal attitudes toward the medical profession are apparently undergoing a change from awe and total respect to a more critical assessing of accountability and credibility. Based on mass media reports and the increasing number of malpractice suits, it would appear that a rational, unbiased review of medical doctors, hospital personnel, and care received(More)
It appears that Sweden and the United States may be a study in contrasts regarding the sanction and use of corporal punishment on children. A 1979 study of American parents noted that 81% of them employed corporal punishment with children. A different study done in Sweden in 1978 noted that only 26% of parents used corporal punishment with children. What(More)