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By: Colleen W.
ProHEALTH Urgent Care
Marci' is a wonderful front desk manager and was extremely attentive; going above and beyond to help me with paperwork and faxing information to me!The doctors I have seen have been great as well as the PAs.
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By: Mel S.
Snch Long Beach Urgent Care Facility
Poor: My friend was brought in at 5pm friday for anaccidental medication overdose and a broken left shoulder. She was given immediate care- ER was empty of patients. Staff refused to replace medications on the back wounds that had come off. At 3 AM saturday morning I was called and told that she was being discharged. I hurried over and questioned her early discharge and asked why she could not stay until the morning; the nurse refused and stated that " this is not a hotel. "
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This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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