Day: February 12, 2017

Should You Visit an Emergency Room or an Urgent Care Clinic?

Should You Visit an Emergency Room or an Urgent Care Clinic?

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It's understandable that many patients confuse emergency rooms and urgent care clinics. Both of them are usually symbolic of immediately health care. Although an increasing number of walk-in clinics are providing similar services that hospitals might provide, all these facilities are suitable for different health problems. Obviously, there are many variations between emergency rooms and walk-in clinics, like a hospital being open 24 hrs each day, while healthcare clinics are often operating on nights and weekends - the normal occasions when primary care doctors aren't available. Another aspect that separates the 2 is cost. Franz Ritucci, MD, president from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine, lately told any adverse health news outlet of the middle-aged Florida lady who'd chest ...