Spring + Heights Hospital

Multi-Specialty Surgical Hospital and Emergency Room located in Spring, TX

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General Acute Care

Multi-Specialty Surgical Hospital and Emergency Room


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Spring + Heights Hospital makes acute care easy and accessible for people in Spring, Texas. At their multi-specialty surgical hospital and emergency room, the multidisciplinary specialists offer the highest standard of care, whether you need general acute care for a sudden illness or surgery for a complex injury. Spring + Heights Hospital offers walk-in care for acute health problems, or you can call the office anytime to book your appointment. </span></p>
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What is general acute care?

 

General acute care is medical care for short-term illnesses and minor injuries. You might need acute care if you experience an issue that requires medical attention but isn’t severe enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room.  

 

Fortunately, Spring + Heights Hospital offers all-encompassing medical care in one convenient setting. So, you can come in for general acute care anytime you need it. If you need more complex emergency care, you can also go directly to the on-site emergency room. 

What conditions or problems require general acute care?

 

General acute care covers a broad spectrum of medical issues. Some of the most common acute care issues include: 

 

  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Earache 
  • Sinus infection
  • Fatigue
  • Sports injuries, like sprains and strains
  • Headaches
  • Swollen glands
  • Minor lacerations 
  • Rashes
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Allergies
  • Abdominal pain
  • COVID-19

 

Acute medical issues can also be tied to chronic conditions. For example, if you have a persistent cough, it could be because of asthma. The skilled specialists at Spring + Heights Hospital will promptly evaluate your condition and tailor a medical treatment for you, whether you simply need a temporary solution or a long-term change in chronic disease management.

What should I do when I need general acute care?

 

Spring + Heights Hospital offers two options for general acute care, including: 

 

Walk-in services

 

You can walk in for immediate care for your acute illness or injury at the Spring, Texas office. 

The compassionate physicians understand the importance of prompt care when you’re dealing with acute medical issues, so they always strive to see you as quickly as possible. 

 

Schedule an appointment 

 

For less time-sensitive needs, you can schedule an appointment with Spring + Heights Hospital online. 

 

What does general acute care involve?

 

The skilled providers start with diagnosing your condition, using their state-of-the-art equipment. Depending on your needs, you can get digital X-rays, ultrasound imaging, CT scans, blood work, COVID-19 testing, urinalysis, and other necessary diagnostic testing on-site to determine the cause of your issues. 

 

Your treatment depends upon your symptoms, the cause of your condition, and your personal needs. Your providers can administer treatments like wound dressings, breathing treatments, injections, and other necessary care immediately. They can also recommend a prescription for medication or other treatments. 

 

No matter what brings you in for general acute care, Spring + Heights Hospital is here to get you back to optimal health. Walk in when you need immediate help, or call the office to book your appointment today.