The cough came on suddenly and it was a surprise to everyone in the house. After a winter of so far successfully not catching any major illness, you were very disappointed to realize that this was a serious cough. And while you did not think that the cough merited a trip to the emergency room, you were pretty certain that you needed to at least get her to the closest urgent care location to see what was going on.
Emergency room visits are expensive and you know from past experience that they are anything but efficient. Operating under a triage plan, your daughter and her cough would likely not be the most serious condition in the waiting room. As a result, you knew that you could wait for hours. Instead, by going to an urgen (more…)
21 Feb 2018