The Heart and Medical Center and Urgent Care
Board Certified Internal Medicine & Cardiology located in Durant, OK
Unexpected injuries and illnesses don’t always happen at the most convenient time. When you need medical care for a nonlife-threatening medical condition, the board-certified internal medicine team at The Heart and Medical Center and Urgent Care can provide the expert care you need quickly. To schedule an urgent care appointment, contact the Durant, Oklahoma, office by phone or online today.
Urgent Care Q & A
What is urgent care?
Injuries and illnesses can occur at any time. Though you may require medical attention, the thought of having to go to the emergency room may make you reconsider getting the care you need. Urgent care serves as a treatment option for medical conditions that aren’t life-threatening, so you can get the care you need without a trip to the emergency room.
The Heart and Medical Center and Urgent Care is a full-service internal medicine practice that specializes in the medical needs of adults and provides urgent care services for your nonlife-threatening medical issue.
What conditions benefit from urgent care?
The experienced team at The Heart and Medical Center and Urgent Care went through years of training to be able to prevent, diagnose, and treat any medical conditions that affect adults.
Some of the most common conditions the team provides urgent care for includes:
- Acute respiratory infections
- Chest pain
The internal medicine practice specializes in cardiology and also offers urgent care appointments for high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels, as well as hypertension.
What can I expect during an urgent care visit?
The internal medicine team at The Heart and Medical Center and Urgent Care provides compassionate care and go above and beyond to ensure their patients get the tests and treatments they need to feel better. During your urgent care visit, your provider may first begin by reviewing your symptoms and medical history.
Then they conduct a physical exam, focusing on the illness of concern. Your provider may request various diagnostic tests to confirm or rule out a diagnosis:
- Blood test
- Glucose test
The full-service practice is equipped with diagnostic tools to assist in the evaluation of your heart, including an echocardiogram, electrocardiogram (EKG), and carotid ultrasound. These tools can confirm or rule out a heart condition.
After your evaluation, your provider reviews their findings with you, and together you work on a treatment plan to improve or resolve your urgent medical need. Your treatment may include antibiotics, disease-specific medication, referral to specialists, activity modification, or further testing.
For compassionate care for your urgent medical needs, contact The Heart and Medical Center and Urgent Care by phone or online today.