Acute Care

What is Acute care?

Acute conditions or acute illnesses arise quickly and are typically caused by a rapid or sudden injury or illness. These can include a wide variety of acute conditions, including colds, the flu, broken bones, heart attacks, burns, asthma attacks, severe rashes, and much more. At Avail Health and Wellness, board-certified family physician Dr. Brandy Yeary and her experienced team offer acute care and treatment for acute conditions and acute illnesses. If you’re needing acute care in Mansfield, TX, contact our office today to schedule an appointment and let us help you get back to a healthier, happier life.

Why is acute care important?

When an acute illness or sudden injury occurs, fast and reliable acute care is of paramount importance to help you heal and recover. Prompt treatment helps to prevent worsening symptoms and promotes better treatment outcomes. At Avail Health and Wellness, Dr. Yeary and her team provide full testing, diagnosis, and care for a wide range of acute conditions from illnesses like the flu to injuries like a broken arm. Quick acute care at our Mansfield, TX office helps you or your loved one address the issue at hand so you can get back to feeling better faster.

What conditions can be treated with acute care?

Acute care is focused on the treatment of recent onset or sudden illnesses and injuries. This can include a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Cold or flu symptoms
  • Sore throat
  • Ear infection
  • High fever
  • Asthma attack
  • Allergic reaction, rashes or hives
  • Non-life-threatening injury from a fall or accident
  • Minor cuts or scrapes that may need stitches

If you experience any sudden onset or worsening symptoms, it’s important to seek medical attention from Avail Health and Wellness right away. We offer convenient acute care appointments to ensure you are seen quickly and get the treatment you need.

How are acute conditions treated?

Because acute conditions span such a wide range of health concerns, illnesses, and injuries, your acute care will be highly targeted to your personal treatment needs. This begins with a thorough physical examination and review of your medical history by Dr. Yeary and her team. If necessary, this may also include lab testing. Your treatment will be tailored depending on the severity of your symptoms and may include prescribed medications, rest, lifestyle changes, splints and/or casts, and more. Dr. Yeary’s goal is to ensure your acute care is condition-specific, quick, and effective to help you recover and get well.