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Do you need immediate access without waiting in long lines at the emergency room (ER)?
Do you need immediate access without waiting in long lines at the emergency room (ER)? 150 150 Tony Guo

Do you need immediate access without waiting in long lines at the emergency room (ER)? If you’re sick or injured and are not experiencing life-threatening symptoms, a trip to urgent care might be your best bet. By visiting urgent care centers—which have longer hours than ERs and often take walk-in patients—you can get medical help…

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Does your health plan cover urgent care visits?
Does your health plan cover urgent care visits? 150 150 Tony Guo

Does your health plan cover urgent care visits? Some health plans, especially plans that don’t include out-of-network benefits, only cover office visits to primary care physicians and specialists. If you see a doctor who isn’t part of your plan’s network, you could face hefty copayments (e.g., $100 per visit) or even uncovered charges on top…

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Are you sick enough to stay home but don’t want to infect your family or co-workers?
Are you sick enough to stay home but don’t want to infect your family or co-workers? 150 150 Tony Guo

Are you sick enough to stay home but don’t want to infect your family or co-workers? If you’re sick enough to be bedridden, but not sick enough to call out of work or school, it may be a good idea to visit an urgent care center. An urgent care center is staffed by a variety…

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Do you need X-rays or lab tests right away?
Do you need X-rays or lab tests right away? 150 150 Tony Guo

Do you need X-rays or lab tests right away? Even if you don’t think so, it’s possible that you do. Many urgent care facilities have radiology departments and lab services on site. These doctors know what tests to order and how quickly to get them done in a way that large emergency rooms typically can’t…

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Do you need stitches or drugs that aren’t available at a regular doctor’s office?
Do you need stitches or drugs that aren’t available at a regular doctor’s office? 150 150 Tony Guo

Do you need stitches or drugs that aren’t available at a regular doctor’s office? If you have a cut that requires stitches, or you need prescription medication, your urgent care clinic may be your best option. Visiting a walk-in clinic will help you avoid going to a crowded emergency room and waiting for hours while…

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Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care : Is it life threatening?
Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care : Is it life threatening? 150 150 Tony Guo

Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care : Is it life threatening? Even if you’re seeing a doctor at your local hospital, it’s not always a bad idea to seek care in an urgent care center. These centers are often staffed by board-certified physicians and can see you for illnesses like cold and flu symptoms,…

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Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care : Are you in pain?
Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care : Are you in pain? 150 150 Tony Guo

Are you in pain? Headaches and stomach pains are one of those symptoms that can plague us and make life difficult. At a primary care physician’s office, you might have to wait quite some time before you get an appointment. Plus, once you arrive, it might take some time before your doctor is able to…

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7 Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care
7 Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care 150 150 Tony Guo

7 Reasons You Should Visit an Urgent Care If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it may be time to visit an urgent care center to address your condition: 1) Sudden or severe pain 2) Chest pains 3) Fever and/or chills 4) Difficulty breathing 5) Headaches that won’t go away 6) Nausea, vomiting…

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Evaluation : Inflammatory Brain Disorder
Evaluation : Inflammatory Brain Disorder 150 150 Tony Guo

Evaluation Patient will Demonstrate appropriate cognitive function Be oriented to person, place, and time Maintain body temperature within normal range Report satisfaction with pain control As a nurse, since bacterial meningitis is very contagious and potentially a fatal infection, Universal precautions should ALWAYS be in place – you have the right to implement more conservative…

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