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Patient Care Now Urgent Care: Where You are Treated by Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians

Patient Care Now Urgent Care: Where You are Treated by Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians

by Yenny (SU)
If you are experiencing symptoms of an illness or have suffered an accident, consider going to Patient Care Now Urgent Care before anywhere else. Forget overpaying and the long wait times that await you at your local hospital’s emergency room.

WHEN TO USE URGENT CARE INSTEAD OF YOUR DOCTOR

WHEN TO USE URGENT CARE INSTEAD OF YOUR DOCTOR

by Natalie (SU)
You are slicing a tomato when the knife slips, and you cut your finger. Or maybe you tripped and fell, and now your knee is swollen and hurts. Or, perhaps you have a fever and sore throat, and are wondering if you have the flu. Should you try (and probably wait) to see your primary care doctor, or should you go to an urgent care center?

CAN YOU TRUST AN URGENT CARE DOCTOR TO PROVIDE GOOD DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT?

CAN YOU TRUST AN URGENT CARE DOCTOR TO PROVIDE GOOD DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT?

by Natalie (SU)
We have all had it happen: we sprain an ankle, our child has a high fever, a spouse is doubled over with abdominal pain…and, inevitably, these minor medical emergencies occur when your primary care physician is not available. You feel pretty certain you do not need to go to your local emergency room, but what about that Urgent Care center that just opened down the street? If you go there for treatment, can you trust the doctors there to provide you and your family with quality care and treatment? Have you ever wondered about the level of expertise the doctors staffing the Urgent Care Center have? The reality is that urgent care physicians are well-equipped to treat acute medical issues. These doctors are responsible for directly treating you and your family when you have acute illnesses or injuries.

The Importance of Going to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

The Importance of Going to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

by Natalie (SU)
Have you ever had a sports injury, or even an injury from tripping or falling off of a bike, and not been sure what to do next? Maybe you decided to go to your primary care physician, just to find out that you needed an X-ray that couldn’t be done there. Or you went to the emergency room, where you waited for hours, just to leave with an ice pack and an over-the-counter medication. Wouldn’t it be great if you had somewhere to go where the wait was reasonable, as well as the expense, but where you could be seen and treated by someone qualified to treat sports, bone, and joint injuries? Well, someplace like that does exist, which is why it is important to do your homework and to find an urgent care clinic that also offers orthopedic urgent care.

What Does it Take to be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

What Does it Take to be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

by Natalie (SU)
If you’ve ever wondered just how important board certification is when selecting a physician, this article is for you. Many fields offer board certification, including education and law, but perhaps there is no other field in which staying up to date on the latest changes in the field, particularly in technology and research, is so critical as in the medical field. “Keeping up with the times” in medicine can literally mean the difference between life and death, and even more so for emergency medicine physicians.

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