When you need attention for an urgent, not life-threatening health condition, it’s good to know that you can receive quality acute care from the trusted providers at Coleman Primary Care in Sterling, Virginia. Linda Coleman, MD, and her team offer in-office acute care for times when you can't wait for a regular appointment. If you have the flu, need your blood pressure checked, or need to see a provider sooner than later, call the office or use the online booking feature to check for available openings.
Acute care offers evaluation and treatment for urgent conditions that need immediate care. The hospital provides one setting for acute care, when conditions are life-threatening or need around-the-clock care. The team at Coleman Primary Care provides acute care in-office when you need same-day attention but your situation isn’t severe enough to require emergency treatment.
In-office acute care is not for potentially life-threatening conditions, such as chest pain or stroke symptoms. If you have this type of condition, you need to go to the emergency room or call 911 for immediate care.
When you have a condition that isn't life-threatening but can't wait until the next day, acute care at Coleman Primary Care may be appropriate.
If you need to miss work due to your illness or condition, your provider provides proper documentation for you.
During an acute care visit, assessment and treatment focus on the health concerns that brought you to the office. It's best to schedule your full physical assessments or annual visits for another time.
During your acute care visit, your provider does the following:
If you need more specialized or emergency room care, your provider at Coleman Primary Care coordinates with your health care team so you get the best treatment possible.
When appropriate, acute care helps you avoid long waits in the emergency room. However, you may need to seek emergency care if you have:
Acute care at Coleman Primary Care provides quick, convenient, and efficient treatment for your urgent health concerns. For quality acute care, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.