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Roofer Survives 34 Foot Fall Through Skylight
Kelly Mischanko fell through a skylight onto a concrete floor 34 feet below. He survived.
Fall Prevention: Quick tips to avoid falls
You have less time than it takes the human eye to blink to catch yourself before a fall.
Alegent Creighton Health Continuum of Care Helps Young Dad
As part of the “continuum of care,” Chris went from the trauma bay, to the operating room, to the ICU a hospital bed to rehab.
14-year-old Survives Serious Sledding Accident
Valarie Potter had crashed into a fence while sledding down a hill on New Year's Day. She didn't remember the accident, just the blood...
Tow Truck Driver Remembers Saying 'God, I'm Dead'
Jerry Lustgraaf was just doing what he’d done hundreds of times before. The roads were slick with ice and he was pulling a car out of a ditch.
Trapped in Car for Four Hours
Rachael Johnson didn’t remember the trucker, Steven, stopping. The Good Samaritan spotted her from his perch in the cab of his truck...
The Shower that Almost Killed Him
Falls are #1 Reason for Trauma Admissions. When Daniel Peterson lost his balance in the shower, it almost killed him.
Motorcyclist in Near-Fatal Accident: “This can’t be happening!”
Alan Badger was riding his motorcycle with a group of friends, heading to Beebetown. His bike slipped on some loose gravel as he made a left-hand turn
No Laughing Matter: That cow can hurt you
Being attacked by a cow is out-of-the-ordinary, but can be life-threatening.
Minutes Count: Alegent Creighton Health's CUMC Level One Trauma Center
As one of the only two designated comprehensive trauma centers in Nebraska, CUMC's Trauma Center is in a constant state of readiness
Neurosurgeon recognized by patients and peers alike for his skill
CUMC neurosurgeon was selected as one of the top 1% of neurosurgeons in the country. His patients would agree.
CHI partners in saving lives
Sue witnessed firsthand how closely the Alegent Creighton Health CUMC trauma team works with the Saint Elizabeth Regional Burn and Wound Center
Stroke victim finds motivation at Immanuel Rehabilitation Center
Kari Cleveland spent a month at the Immanuel Rehabilitation Center after suffering a stroke following a car crash.
Miracle moments in the trauma bay
Miracle moments in the trauma bay. I can't believe I'm still alive.
Trauma staff helps cerebral palsy patient hit by car
When her brother told the visitors in her hospital room, “I have bad news. Helen will never walk again,” Helen Grabowski laughed out loud.
Mercy Hospital handles its share of trauma
Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs is Level III Trauma Center that serves southwest Iowa
Reina's silent heart attack
Heart attack symptoms can be different for women including such as dizziness, nausea, neck and jaw pain, shortness of breath and extreme fatigue.
Accident victim praises trauma team
As she lay in her crumpled Toyota Siena van, all Traci Wickham could think about was her kids.
Alegent Creighton Health CUMC Recognized for Orthopedic Trauma
This formal designation confirms the work - and measuring - we have been doing to provide the best care for our patients we can
911 Director Surprised to Find Himself Calling 911
Larry was the last person to think he would be would be calling 911.
I Could Have Been This Close to Goodbye
Alex Deegan says he knew better than to let his guard down. He also knew not to ride his four-wheeler without a helmet.
I Don't Ask, 'Why Me?'
Life Net rushed Billy Moyle from the accident scene outside of Nebraska City to Creighton University Medical Center. The trauma team was activated...
Giving thanks that Katelynn is home -- and texting!
Katelynn Malone,13, was sprawled on her side about six feet from the motorcycle. She'd been a passenger on the bike—and was not wearing a helmet...
Man Makes Miraculous Recovery After Head Injury
Immanuel Rehabilitation Center helped Dan Baker recover from from his head trauma. The Blair man was beaten and left for dead, but now he's back...
How to Help Teens Cope with Trauma: A video Q&A 01/06/2011