As parents, we've all had it...that gut-wrenching feeling in the pit of our stomachs when our child wakes up in the middle of the night and screams out your name. About six months ago, my daughter Riley had went to bed a little under the weather and woke up with a scorching fever of 105 degrees. Of course our immediate reaction was to rush her to the emergency room where we waited for hours to see a doctor.
In the end, the doctor only gave my daughter ibuprofen and told us to alternate between it and acetaminophen until she could see her regular physician. Needless to say, we all lost a lot of sleep that night and didn't feel much better for the wear and tear. If only there had been an easier way to get an expert's opinion...
Now with the Urgent Care app from GreatCall, there is. Urgent Care is a unique app that combines one-touch access to a nurse or doctor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the best features of a robust and consumer-friendly medical dictionary and medical symptom checker tool. Nurses have the ability to escalate to a board-certified physician if required, who may give advice, diagnosis or even prescribe common medications for a wide range of conditions over the phone.
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