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Acute Care Management Specialist

Mrinalini S. Kodumagulla, MD -  - Primary Care Physician

Wake Family Medicine

Mrinalini S. Kodumagulla, MD

Primary Care Physician & Family Medicine Physician located in Cary, NC

If you have a medical need that requires immediate attention, Wake Family Medicine in Cary, North Carolina, led by Mrinalini Kodumagulla, MD, provides excellent acute care management. Whether you’re dealing with an asthma attack, a migraine headache, an ankle sprain, or a range of other acute issues, the team gives you the necessary treatment when you need it. To schedule an appointment quickly, call the office or book an appointment online now.

Acute Care Management Q&A

What is acute care management?

At Wake Family Medicine, the team’s acute care management offers short-term treatment and healing for your sickness or injury, especially in urgent situations. For example, if you have an asthma attack, the practice treats you with nebulization therapy to help you properly breathe.

No matter your urgent medical need, the team treats all ages, including pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics, to help you reach a healthy outcome.

When is acute care management necessary?

If you need fast treatment for a condition that’s not life-threatening, you should reach out to Dr. Kodumagulla at Wake Family Medicine for a same-day appointment. If you delay getting medical attention, your condition could worsen.

Acute care management offers a proactive solution to getting you well quickly. Testing, prescriptions, and healing for injuries can begin on the day your medical need occurs when you seek medical attention at Wake Family Medicine.

What does acute care management treat?

Acute care management at Wake Family Medicine diagnoses and treats a wide range of illnesses and injuries for all ages. 

Common conditions include:

  • Pneumonia
  • Flu
  • Bronchitis
  • Sprained ankle
  • Migraine
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach virus
  • Acute asthma attack
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Minor infections
  • Minor burns or cuts
  • Strep throat
  • Ear infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Seasonal allergies

If you need immediate medical attention, call the practice or book an appointment online. The team evaluates your condition with the highest level of care and expertise and provides a personal treatment plan to help you heal and get better.

How does acute care management work?

When you arrive at Wake Family Medicine, the team focuses on your symptoms, medical history, and physical condition. After performing a physical exam, Dr. Kodumagulla diagnoses you and provides a customized treatment plan to get you well quickly. If your visit is due to an injury, you receive the necessary treatment at your appointment.

Depending on the nature of your illness or injury, a follow-up visit might be necessary. The team talks to you about the steps you need to take following your treatment, such as taking medications, resting, or staying hydrated. The goal is to improve your medical condition as soon as possible.

To schedule an appointment with the Wake Family Medicine team, call the friendly office staff or book an appointment online from your home today.