Definition of urgent care
- … they have turned to one of the fastest-growing segments of American health care: urgent care, a common category of walk-in clinics with uncommon interest from Wall Street.
- —Julie Creswell
- If your leg or arm is sore and swollen, go to an urgent care center; if you have chest pain, shortness of breath or you're coughing up blood, get to an emergency room.
- —Rick Nathanson
- The athlete sustains an inversion or eversion ankle injury and is evaluated at a local emergency room or urgent care facility.
- —James S. Keene
- Strokes now are the focus of a broad new public-awareness campaign labeling them as "brain attacks," needing the same urgent care as heart attacks.
- —Marilyn Chase