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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
Spring | Summer 2009

Spring | Summer 2009

  • Creating New Pathways in Treatment
    Since the inception of the liver transplant program in 1985, the surgical team that is one facet of the world-renowned liver disease program at The Nebraska Medical Center has performed 2,534 liver transplants.
  • Restoring Faith
    It was a long and rigorous journey, but Dwayne Burgess recently won back his faith in medicine, in God and in life. And he gives credit to The Nebraska Medical Center for helping him get there.
  • The Highest Level of Care
    Angelica Tellgren, RN, learned the magnitude of being a nurse at The Nebraska Medical Center in a very unlikely place.
  • Saving Face
    John Allbery thought the swollen glands in his throat meant he was coming down with a cold. His family physician suspected an infection and prescribed antibiotics.
  • No Small Innovation
    After a year of suffering persistent and worsening symptoms of reflux, Sherri Mastin’s quality of life had taken a dramatic spiral downward.