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On-Call Advice 24/7

On-Call Advice 24/7

What is on-call advice 24/7?

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On-call advice 24/7 is a service that allows you to connect with the Advanced Pediatrics team around the clock, including weekends, overnight, and holidays when the office may be closed. Urgent medical needs can develop any time of day or night and often at the least convenient times. Knowing where to turn can make the experience easier for everyone involved. 

On-Call Advice 24/7 Q & A

What topics are covered through on-call advice 24/7?

When your child is injured or ill, on-call advice is a great resource. Some of the issues that prompt parents to call in include:

  • Upset stomach
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Fever
  • Cough or sore throat
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Signs of allergic reaction
  • Lethargy
  • Mood changes
  • Sleep disruption

Certain changes/symptoms should prompt immediate emergency medical attention.  Please seek emergency care for the following symptoms: 

  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of consciousness

What are the benefits of on-call advice 24/7?

Convenience is a primary benefit of having around-the-clock access to your child’s health team. Parents appreciate the ability to receive guidance and answers without having to transport a sick or injured child across town. 

On-call advice is helpful when parents are unsure whether to come in for a sick visit or an emergency room visit. Our team can help you navigate this decision.

When you need prompt help, on-call advice 24/7 is a great option. 

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