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Incoming Situation

 

 

Private Health
Actions

 

Outcome

 

POTENTIAL LIME DISEASE

 

DAVID

 

INCOMING SITUATION

 

“It’s Sunday, we are away from home and I need help for my 11-month-old daughter. I think I saw a tick on her leg yesterday and now she is irritable and has a low-grade fever. Could this be Lyme disease?” – David 

PRIVATE HEALTH MANAGEMENT ACTIONS & IMPACT

  • Our Emergency Medical Director spoke to David directly and did not believe it was tick-related

  • Our clinician located a special lab that was experienced in working with infants and booked an appointment for the following day

  • Our physician checked in with David every 2 hours, diagnosed a viral infection, and prescribed treatment

  • David’s son was diagnosed with the same infection the next day, confirming our physician’s diagnosis

RESULTS

 

The infection was treated immediately and successfully