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Hospitals are classified as acute care centers for treatment of acute conditions, so I can go home and recoup/rehab. Emergency rooms (ERs) are part of Emergency Departments (EDs) as the point of entry to be stabilized for admission as an inpatient or go immediately to surgery. If it is not life threatening or severe, I should first go to an Urgent Care Center (UCC).
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