Nebraska health care workers will care for all comers, one doctor said, "But it's getting old when every person who rolls through the door, it's like, 'Yup, unvaccinated. Again.'"
The goal of ECMO in a severely ill COVID patient is to allow the lungs to rest and recover so that they again can do their job — oxygenate the blood. But it's a last resort.
Thousands of health care workers have cared for Nebraskans with COVID-19. In a year unlike any other in the past century, we honor all the health care workers as our Midlanders of the Year for 2020.