Doctor believes in picking up the phone and calling to go over any urgent matters which may concern you regarding the patient. Below is a checklist that may help...
Give the doc a call and let them know it is urgent if...
Any trauma that has occurred.
If a baby is less than 3 months of age and develops a rectal temperature of 100. 4 degrees F.
Behavioral changes such as refusing to take a bottle for more than 4 feeding sessions, listlessness, or uncontrollable crying.
Vomits repeatedly over 1/2 of the feeding.
Has frequent watery stools (greater than 4-5 a day), especially with blood or mucus.
Has pus, redness, odor around the cord.
Has a severe rash.
Any difficult or labored breathing, especially chocking, rapid breathing, excess coughing or appears to stop breathing.
Any seizure, continuous jerking or loss of consciousness
Parents feel angry, out of control with concern of child abuse.
Did you know that in Carrollwood and throughout the Tampa area Pediatric Place serves has After Hours Urgent Care?