• 01 2014 September

    Splenic Laceration

    Urgent message: Visceral injury is possible in association with the seemingly minor trauma seen in urgent care, underscoring the importance of remaining alert for “red flag” signs and symptoms and judiciously using advanced diagnostics. Introduction Blunt abdominal trauma occurs in 10% to 15% of injured children.1 History and specifically mechanism of injury, and physical exam are important when a patient

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    Urgent message: Visceral injury is possible in association with the seemingly minor trauma seen in urgent care, underscoring the importance of remaining alert for “red flag” signs and symptoms and judiciously using advanced diagnostics. Introduction Blunt abdominal trauma occurs in 10% to 15% of injured children.1 History and specifically mechanism of injury, and physical exam are important when a patient

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  • 01 2014 September

    Psychiatric treatment as an urgent care model

    Urgent message: Offering mental health services in an urgent care setting could facilitate treatment for conditions such as depression and help eliminate the stigma associated with psychiatric care. Introduction Consumers value urgent care for its on-demand access to medical treatment without waiting to schedule a doctor’s appointment and for its cost savings over hospital emergency rooms (ERs). While urgent care

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    Urgent message: Offering mental health services in an urgent care setting could facilitate treatment for conditions such as depression and help eliminate the stigma associated with psychiatric care. Introduction Consumers value urgent care for its on-demand access to medical treatment without waiting to schedule a doctor’s appointment and for its cost savings over hospital emergency rooms (ERs). While urgent care

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  • 01 2014 September

    An Urgent Care Approach to Joint and Soft-Tissue Injection/ Aspiration: Part 1

    Urgent message: Injection/aspiration therapy for selected musculoskeletal complaints is becoming more common in urgent care practice. Providers need a thorough understanding of injection/aspiration procedures and associated risks to be equipped to deliver rescue therapy to patients. THOMAS V. GOCKE, III, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA Joint pain, joint effusion, and recurrent soft-tissue trigger point irritation are common presentations in urgent care.

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    Urgent message: Injection/aspiration therapy for selected musculoskeletal complaints is becoming more common in urgent care practice. Providers need a thorough understanding of injection/aspiration procedures and associated risks to be equipped to deliver rescue therapy to patients. THOMAS V. GOCKE, III, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA Joint pain, joint effusion, and recurrent soft-tissue trigger point irritation are common presentations in urgent care.

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Woman with pain, swelling, and warmth in wrist

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