Efficiency and effectiveness in the urgent care clinic

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Events at an urgent care clinic are unpredictable. On a given day, a practitioner may be challenged, bored, frustrated, and excited by patients and the problems they bring for evaluation. The setting offers a concentrated learning environment and an excellent opportunity to sharpen clinical skills because of the many patients with various medical problems seen in a relatively short period. Keys to success in urgent care are organized evaluation of every patient and vigilance to the opportunity to intervene and make a significant difference in patient outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-166
Number of pages6
JournalPostgraduate medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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