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Should sick kid go to the clinic, or not? Doctor's rules of thumb

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Certified Physician's Assistant Sue Ivankovich has seen it all working in Essential Health's Urgent Care -- vomiting, stools, burping, coughing, grunting, fevers ... the list goes on.

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But according to Ivankovich, about 20 percent of the children she sees in her office don't even need to be there.

So how can parents tell whether their child needs at-home TLC or a physician's treatment?

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