Who to call: our doctor or ambulance

These are examples of problems for which our doctors can visit a patient at home and likely improve/resolve his problem without requiring ambulance services or hospitalization.

  • High blood pressure
  • Headache, weakness
  • Skin rash
  • Urinary retention (difficulty passing your urine)
  • Temperature rise to 39 degrees Celsius (102 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Pain control, dressing changes, injections
  • Repeated vomiting and diarrhea
  • Worsening of chronic diseases
  • Tick bite

As health reform unfolds in Ukraine, rules surrounding ambulance services are changing. For your convenience, our Clinic stands ready to carry out home/hotel/office visits in cases where government services (ambulance, doctors) decline.

We recommend calling an ambulance in the following cases

  • Burns or frostbite
  • Sudden pain in the heart, chest
  • Loss of consciousness or difficulty breathing
  • Cramping or sudden pain that does not resolve
  • Sudden weakness with loss of function (movement, speech, vision)
  • Temperature rise above 39 degrees Celsius (102 F) with any of the above symptoms
  • Accidents (road accidents, all kinds of injuries)
  • Heavy bleeding, vomiting blood
  • Symptoms related to any kind of poisoning: snake / insect / animal bites
  • Premature delivery or complications during pregnancy
  • Acute psychosis (losing mental contact with external reality).