What is Acute Care?
Acute care is when a patient receives immediate and short-term treatment for any critical or life-threatening injury, illness, and disease. It is the complete opposite of long-term inpatient treatment of chronic care services. The purpose of acute care clinics is to boost the patient’s health and stability. They are parts of a hospital, Urgent Care … Continue reading “What is Acute Care?”Read More
What is Considered a Low Grade Fever?
If you’re not feeling well, then you might have a mild fever. These elevated temperatures, called low-grade fevers, are often the first sign of a virus. But what is considered a low grade fever? And should you be concerned if you have one? Get the answers below. What is Considered a Low Grade Fever? While … Continue reading “What is Considered a Low Grade Fever?”Read More
How Do You Know if You Have a Fever?
A fever is one of the most common signs that your body is going through something. Usually, it is working on fighting an infection or battling another type of illness. Of course, COVID-19 also means that people are paying more attention to fevers these days. Regardless of your other symptoms, it is important to monitor … Continue reading “How Do You Know if You Have a Fever?”Read More
Chest Pains Should Not be Ignored
One of the most common reasons for people to visit emergency rooms is chest pains. And, these visits are with good reason. Chest pains should never be ignored. They can be a sign you’re having a heart attack and, if so, always remember that ‘seconds count.’ As a good rule of thumb, if you’re having … Continue reading “Chest Pains Should Not be Ignored”Read More
How to Manage Skin Infections, Rashes, and Hives
Rashes, hives, and skin infections can have a wide range of causes, some of which can be very serious. With the recent outbreak of measles and its associated rash, properly treating the underlying causes of a rash can be very important. While there are many, many causes for skin eruptions, those causes generally fall into … Continue reading “How to Manage Skin Infections, Rashes, and Hives”Read More
Should I Worry About a Fainting Spell?
The short answer is ‘yes.’ If you have fainted, you should see a physician or visit an emergency room right away to identify the cause of your fainting and to ensure you do not have a serious underlying condition. Generally, fainting indicates a drop in blood pressure resulting in too little blood (and, hence, oxygen) … Continue reading “Should I Worry About a Fainting Spell?”Read More
Fever in Children
Probably nothing causes more stress in parents than when their child has a fever. And, as the child’s temperature rises, so does the parent’s concern. This is a situation all too familiar to most parents. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, fever in children is the leading cause of families’ visits to ER’s … Continue reading “Fever in Children”Read More
What to Do When You Have Stomach or Abdominal Pain
Stomach or abdominal pain can signal a wide range of conditions, some serious and others less so. It is best not to ignore stomach pain but rather to check with your doctor or medical professional. In a number of situations, you should go immediately to the emergency room for evaluation. Stomach or abdominal pain can … Continue reading “What to Do When You Have Stomach or Abdominal Pain”Read More
What Are The Common Causes of Chest Pain?
If you experience chest pain, you may have a serious condition and need immediate medical attention. While chest pains may be caused by many factors, it is always a good idea to seek the advice of an experienced medical professional. A quick trip to an emergency room such as the Cleveland Emergency Hospital may be … Continue reading “What Are The Common Causes of Chest Pain?”Read More