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OneThousandOne represents the amount of time, verbally, that it takes to count to one second. In this one second of time, a great thing happened at The Nebraska Medical Center. In fact, several great things probably happened. A patient was cured, a researcher found the missing link, a nurse treated an injury, a doctor comforted a family or maybe a child just smiled.
MOMENTS IN MEDICINE at THE NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
Fall | Winter 2006

Fall | Winter 2006

  • New Hope New Hearts
    Fighting the effects of the anesthesia, Larry Rockwell struggled to open his eyes. His mind raced to recall the events of the night before.
  • From Cockpit to Operating Room
    After a particularly exhausting week during his training to be a transplant surgeon, Byers Shaw Jr., MD, could think of only one way to relax. An aviation enthusiast since his teens and a pilot for many years, Dr. Shaw knew that getting off the ground would be the best way to lift his spirits.
  • An Isolated Incident
    What if... although it’s been said to be unlikely, what if, a large-scale Avian flu epidemic struck this country, what would be its impact? The consequences could be severe.
  • Field of Medicine
    When Bill Thorell finished high school in 1988, he had only one thing on his mind and it wasn’t medicine. “I had no idea what I wanted to do,” Thorell recalls, “except play baseball.
  • A Night in Emergency
    Torin Constable is doing what any 11-year-old boy might do on a warm, summer day – climbing the old maple tree in his front yard.