Hospitals Farmington NM

is an examination most often performed in an outpatient setting. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. And although, you'll need to take it easy for a few hours afterwards, you will start to feel like yourself again very soon after the sedation wears off.

San Juan Regional Medical Ctr
(505) 325-5011
801 West Maple Street
Farmington, NM
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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San Juan Regional Medical Ctr
(505) 325-5011
801 West Maple Street
Farmington, NM
Medicare Number
320005
Bed Count
145

Rehoboth Mckinley Hospital
(505) 863-7000
1901 Red Rock Drive
Gallup, NM
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Turquoise Lodge
(505) 841-8978
5901 Zuni Rd SE
Albuquerque, NM
specialty
Alcoholism/Other chemical dependancy
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Lovelace Rehabilitation Hosp
(505) 727-4700
505 Elm Street NE
Albuquerque, NM
specialty
Rehabilitation
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Ardent Health Services

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Lifecourse Center For Rehab Services
(505) 327-3422
525 South Schwartz Avenue
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Hospitals

San Juan Regional Medical Center Inc
(505) 325-5011
801 West Maple Street
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Hospitals

Eastern New Mexico Med Center
(505) 622-8170
405 West Country Club Road
Roswell, NM
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Community Health Systems, Inc

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Lea Regional Medical Center
(505) 492-5000
5419 North Lovington Highway
Hobbs, NM
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Community Health Systems, Inc

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Northern Navajo Medical Center
(505) 368-6001
160 Shiprock
Shiprock, NM
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, federal
Hospital System
U S Indian Health Service

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What to Do When Solo for Surgical Procedures

Q: I have to go in for a colonoscopy. The problem is I live far away from my folks and most of my friends have to work. Is it really necessary for me to have someone take me home after this procedure?

 

 

Yes, because you will receive sedation, you will need someone to drive you home. Colonoscopy is an examination most often performed in an outpatient setting. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. And although, you'll need to take it easy for a few hours afterwards, you will start to feel like yourself again very soon after the sedation wears off.

Here are some tips that will hopefully help you out:

1. Make Car Concierge Arrangements: Many cities and hospitals, such as Cleveland Clinic, offer car transportation services for singles or out-of-state patients.

2. End of Day or Weekend Scheduling: Try to set up your appointment later in the day or find a Physician that will do the procedure on Saturday so that you can be accompanied.

3. Extend Down Time: The amount of time you can rest afterward may vary from place to place, so ask your physician if you can stay longer, especially if you're still feeling groggy.

4. Fuel Up: Since you will not have eaten prior to the procedure, it is important that you bring a nourishing snack along like orange juice, some almonds and yogurt to get you back on your feet.


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