Hospitals Henderson NC

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.

Maria Parham Medical Center
(252) 438-4143
566 Ruin Creek Road
Henderson, NC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Franklin Regional Medical Ctr
(919) 497-8401
100 Hospital Drive
Louisburg, NC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Health Management Associates

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Maria Parham Hospital
(252) 438-4143
Po Drawer 59 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
Specialty
Hospitals

Granville Medical Center
(919) 690-3000
College St Box 947
Oxford, NC
Specialty
Hospitals

Franklin Regional Medical Center
(919) 497-8401
100 Hospital Dr Box 609
Louisburg, NC
Specialty
Hospitals

Granville Medical Center
(919) 690-3000
1010 College Street
Oxford, NC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Maria Parham Hospital
(252) 438-4143
566 Ruin Creek Road
Henderson, NC
Medicare Number
340132
Bed Count
102

Granville Medical Center
(919) 690-3000
1010 College Street
Oxford, NC
Medicare Number
340127
Bed Count
128

Franklin Regional Medical Ctr
(919) 497-8401
100 Hospital Drive
Louisburg, NC
Medicare Number
340036
Bed Count
85

Morehead Memorial Hospital
(336) 623-9711
117 East King's Highway
Eden, NC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
QHR

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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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