Broken bones. Lacerations. Influenza. Bronchitis. Strep throat. High blood pressure. High cholesterol. Fatigue. Lethargy. Ankle sprains. The common cold. Wounds. Gouges. Broken teeth. Broken noses. Dizziness. Vomiting. Unnatural bowel movements. These are some of the issues that are treated by a new type of health facility: the urgent care clinic.
Urgent care centers are growing in America. There are 20,000 physicians who are currently practicing urgent care medicine and more and more physicians are training in that discipline due to the growing demand. Currently, three million patients go to an urgent care center every week. And there are approximately 6,800 urgent care centers in America.
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