Acute Care

Acute Care

Acute Care services offered in McKinney, TX

If you develop a health condition that requires immediate medical attention, turn to Grace Vitale Wellness in McKinney, Texas. Primary care and family nurse practitioner Katherine Epps, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, offers comprehensive acute care services, including in-house labs and various minor procedures. Schedule an appointment by phone or online today to take advantage of super acute care.

What is acute care?

Acute care at Grace Vitale Wellness includes comprehensive medical exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments for injuries, illnesses, or disease complications. Grace Vitale Wellness offers an array of acute care services when time is of the essence, and you have immediate medical needs.

What are the benefits of exceptional acute care?

The advantages you can expect when choosing acute care at Grace Vitale Wellness include a lower risk of complications, outstanding care, and little to no office wait times. Katherine takes as much time as you need to address acute care concerns.

If you’re not sure if you require immediate acute care, call the Grace Vitale Wellness office, and a friendly provider happily answers your questions over the phone.

What are common acute care concerns?

Common acute care concerns many families may face at some point include:

  • Fractures
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Flu, severe colds, and COVID-19
  • Lacerations
  • Wounds
  • Strep throat
  • Ear infections
  • Pink eye
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Signs of chronic diseases

Any time you develop unusual symptoms that alarm you, see Katherine at Grace Vitale Wellness for an evaluation. 

What should I expect during acute care visits?

Grace Vitale Wellness provides a streamlined patient registration and queue management system, allowing you to stay at work while waiting for your appointment. If you need prompt care, Grace Vitale Wellness accommodates you. 

Katherine weighs you, checks your vital signs, and completes an exam. She reviews your symptoms and may suggest blood testing, nasal or throat swabs, a urinalysis, or additional testing to make a diagnosis and develop an effective treatment.

Grace Vitale Wellness offers in-house labs for added patient convenience. 

The practice provides the following acute care services to match your needs:

  • Abscess incision and drainage
  • Minor laceration repair using sutures or Dermabond skin glue
  • Skin tag removal 
  • Skin biopsies
  • Wart removal 
  • Ear irrigation 
  • Fracture care
  • Wound care
  • Medication prescriptions
  • IV therapy 

If you need to see a specialist for a complex medical problem, Grace Vitale Wellness refers you. Katherine follows up with you after each acute care visit to ensure an exceptional outcome and is always available if you have concerns or questions. 

Schedule an acute care visit to Grace Vitale Wellness by phone or online today.