Calvin A. Brown, III, MD, is the Director of the Urgent Care Center at Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center in Foxborough, MA. He specializes in Emergency Medicine and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.
Emergency vs. Urgent Care: What's the Difference?
Your daughter just twisted her ankle while playing outside, and her foot and ankle have become quite swollen. Are you unsure about whether to bring her to an emergency department (ED) or to an urgent care center?