For Short-Term Illnesses
What is Acute Care?
In simple terms, acute care is the opposite of chronic or long-term care. Acute care refers to the treatment of short-term non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries that are not expected to require prolonged treatment. Illnesses that fall into this category include maladies such as colds or the stomach flu, and acute injuries include bone breaks or sprains.
How do I know if I need acute care?
If you are experiencing new symptoms that you can’t attribute to and existing condition, Dr Clifford can help determine if additional treatment is needed. These treatments may include both traditional and alternative therapy for acute illnesses. If you are unsure whether you need an appointment, the nursing staff at Clifford Family Medicine are happy to help.
Medical Services Provided
Below is a resource guide of just a few medical services that Dr. Clifford can help you and your family with. Come stop by our office to see where patients are FAMILY.