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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.

Carson Valley Medical Center
(775) 782-1600
1107 Highway 395
Gardnerville, NV
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Barton Healthcare System
(530) 541-3420
2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Carson Rehabilitation Center
(775) 881-7000
900 East Long Street, Po Box 2305
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Hospitals

Barton Memorial Hospital
(530) 541-3420
2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Medicare Number
50352
Bed Count
81

Battle Mountain Gen Hospital
(775) 635-2550
535 South Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Sierra Surgery Hospital
(775) 883-1700
1400 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV
specialty
Surgical Hospital
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)

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Barton Memorial Hospital
(530) 541-3420
2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Specialty
Hospitals

Carson Tahoe Hospital
(775) 882-1361
775 Fleischmann Way
Carson City, NV
Medicare Number
290019
Bed Count
128

Va Southern Nevada Healthcare
(702) 636-3000
North Las Vegas, NV
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, federal
Hospital System
Department of Veterans Affairs

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Mount Grant General Hospital
(775) 945-2461
First And 'a' Street
Hawthorne, NV
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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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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