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Pediatric Care

Family Medicine located in Friend and Lincoln, NE

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Pediatric Care services offered in Friend and Lincoln, NE


Children who see pediatric specialists have the best chance of staying healthy with a low risk of medical issues. At Complete Rural Medicine in Friend and Lincoln Nebraska, board-certified nurse practitioners Ana Taylor, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Chantel Collier, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, and their exceptional staff provide comprehensive pediatric care for children of all ages. Call the office to schedule a sick visit, well-child exam, or school or sports physical or use the online booking tab today.

What is pediatric care?

Pediatric care at Complete Rural Medicine includes medical monitoring and treatment when necessary to ensure your child grows and develops properly with a low risk of injuries, illnesses, and diseases. The skilled Complete Rural Medicine experts have many years of experience caring for babies, children, and teenagers. 

Which pediatric care services are available?

Some of the various pediatric care services available at Complete Rural Medicine include:

  • Sick visits
  • Well-child exams
  • School and sports physicals
  • Immunizations
  • Injury care
  • Developmental screenings
  • Vision and hearing screenings
  • Medication prescriptions
  • Disease management
  • On-site labs and imaging
  • Mental health treatments
  • Specialist referrals

Your Complete Rural Medicine provider may refer your child to a highly trained specialist if they have a complex medical problem. 

What happens during pediatric care appointments?

During pediatric care appointments at Complete Rural Medicine, friendly providers greet your child and may complete:

Vital signs check

A Complete Rural Medicine specialist evaluates your child’s temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs during a vital signs check. They also weigh your child and evaluate their height and growth patterns.

Medical history review

During a medical history review, a Complete Rural Medicine specialist asks about possible symptoms, personal and family history of diseases, medications, and your child’s lifestyle habits. 

Physical exam

During a physical exam, a Complete Rural Medicine specialist evaluates your child’s overall health and wellness. They assess their eyes, ears, throat, heartbeat, breathing, abdomen, reflexes, and more.

Screenings

If needed, Complete Rural Medicine offers diagnostic tests for the pediatric population. Your child’s provider may suggest tissue swabs, urine testing, blood tests, allergy testing, asthma tests, vision and hearing screenings, X-rays, or other imaging procedures. They may also complete mental health or developmental screenings.

Treatment

 

If your child needs treatment for a medical problem, their specialist may recommend lifestyle changes, prescription medications, diet or exercise changes, an inhaler, wound care, fracture care, or other treatments to help them feel better and lessen the risk of complications.

When should I schedule pediatric care visits?

Call the Complete Rural Medicine office any time you have concerns or questions about your child’s well-being. You might schedule an appointment when your child gets sick, injured, or develops unusual symptoms.

Schedule wellness exams yearly for kids aged 3 and older and more often in babies and younger kids. Your provider lets you know when to schedule their next pediatric care visit.

To take advantage of superior pediatric care at Complete Rural Medicine, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

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