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Highland Primary Care

At Highland Primary Care, we understand that sudden illnesses and minor injuries can disrupt your daily life and cause discomfort. That's why we offer comprehensive acute care services to provide prompt diagnosis, treatment, and relief for a wide range of short-term health concerns.

What is Acute Care?

Acute care refers to medical services designed to address sudden or urgent health issues that require immediate attention but are not life-threatening. Our experienced healthcare providers are equipped to diagnose and treat acute illnesses and injuries quickly and effectively, allowing you to get back to feeling your best as soon as possible.

Common Conditions We Treat

Our acute care services cover a variety of short-term illnesses and minor injuries, including but not limited to:

  • Infections: We provide diagnosis and treatment for common infections such as urinary tract infections (UTIs), upper respiratory infections (URIs), sinus infections, ear infections, and skin infections.
  • Flu and Colds: If you’re experiencing symptoms of the flu or a cold, such as fever, cough, sore throat, congestion, or body aches, our healthcare providers can offer supportive care and symptom relief to help you recover.
  • Minor Injuries: We treat minor injuries such as cuts, scrapes, bruises, sprains, strains, minor burns, and insect bites.
  • Gastrointestinal Issues: We offer diagnosis and treatment for acute gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and food poisoning.
  • Allergic Reactions: If you’re experiencing symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as hives, itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing, our healthcare providers can provide prompt evaluation and treatment, including administration of epinephrine if necessary.

 

Our Approach to Acute Care

At Highland Primary Care, we take a patient-centered approach to acute care, focusing on:

  • Prompt Evaluation: We strive to provide timely access to care, with same-day appointments available for acute health concerns.
  • Comprehensive Assessment: Our healthcare providers conduct thorough evaluations to accurately diagnose your condition and determine the most appropriate treatment plan.
  • Evidence-Based Treatment: We offer evidence-based treatments and interventions to manage your symptoms, alleviate discomfort, and promote healing.
  • Patient Education: We take the time to educate you about your condition, treatment options, and self-care strategies to help you recover quickly and prevent future illness or injury.
  • Coordination of Care: If additional follow-up care is needed, such as referrals to specialists or diagnostic testing, we’ll coordinate your care and ensure seamless communication between providers.

 

When to Seek Acute Care

If you’re experiencing symptoms of a sudden illness or minor injury, it’s important to seek prompt medical attention. You should consider visiting Highland Primary Care for acute care services if you experience:

  • Fever
  • Severe pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Signs of dehydration
  • Worsening symptoms or no improvement after self-care measures
  • Any other concerning symptoms that require medical evaluation

Schedule an Appointment

If you’re in need of acute care for a short-term illness or minor injury, Highland Primary Care is here to help. Our compassionate team of healthcare providers is dedicated to providing prompt, high-quality care to help you feel better and get back to your normal activities as quickly as possible. Schedule an appointment today to receive the acute care services you need.

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