Acute Care

Pain Management & Primary Care located in Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek, CO
Acute Care

Acute Care services offered in Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek, CO

When unexpected illnesses or injuries occur, you need acute care. Gorman Medical, PC is a primary care and pain management practice in Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek, Colorado, providing acute care for all patients. If you need urgent health care, call the practice, book an appointment online, or visit the walk-in clinic nearest you today.

What is acute care?

Acute care is a specialized branch of health care that focuses on providing immediate and intense medical attention for individuals with severe health issues requiring urgent intervention. 

It’s not confined to a specific medical field but encompasses a wide range of medical specialties and services. At Gorman Medical, PC, the primary goal of acute care is to diagnose, stabilize, and treat critical health problems to prevent further deterioration and promote recovery.

What issues does acute care address?

Acute care treats a wide range of conditions, including:

  • High fever
  • Ear infection
  • Sore throat
  • Minor cuts and scrapes
  • Cold and flu
  • Breathing issues
  • Sprains and strains
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Rash or hives
  • Allergies

In addition, the Gorman Medical, PC team can also help you manage chronic care conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. However, if you have life-threatening issues like chest pain, a large wound, or a head injury, call 911 immediately.

How are acute care issues diagnosed?

Diagnosing conditions in acute care settings requires swift and precise assessment. The Gorman Medical, PC team starts with a thorough physical examination and a review of your medical history. 

Depending on your symptoms, they may employ various diagnostic tools, such as blood tests, imaging studies like X-rays or CT scans.

In acute care, the speed of diagnosis is crucial. Your medical professionals work efficiently to identify the underlying problem. Once the diagnosis is confirmed, immediate treatment is initiated to address the condition.

What can I expect at an acute care visit?

During an acute care visit, you can expect prompt and focused medical attention for your urgent health issue. The Gorman Medical, PC skilled health care team is trained to handle critical conditions. 

Treatment options are discussed and administered immediately, depending on your condition, which may involve medications, interventions, or procedures. The goal is to stabilize your condition, prevent it from worsening, and promote healing.

To learn more about acute care and how it works, or if you need it, contact the friendly staff at Gorman Medical, PC, by phone or book an appointment online today.

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