Hospitals Leitchfield KY

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.

Twin Lakes Regional Med Center
(270) 259-9400
910 Wallace Avenue
Leitchfield, KY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Alliant Management Services

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Twins Lakes Regional Medical Center
(270) 259-9400
910 Wallace Av
Leitchfield, KY
Specialty
Hospitals

Taylor Regional Hospital
(270) 465-3561
1700 Old Lebanon Road
Campbellsville, KY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal
Hospital System
Jewish Hosp & St Mary's Hlth

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Crittenden County Hospital
(270) 965-5281
Highway 60 West
Marion, KY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
QHR

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Gateway Rehabilitation Hosp
(502) 315-8300
315 East Broadway
Louisville, KY
specialty
Rehabilitation
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
United Rehab Corporation

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Twin Lakes Regional Med Center
(270) 259-9400
910 Wallace Avenue
Leitchfield, KY
Medicare Number
180070
Bed Count
75

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center
(270) 259-9400
910 Wallace Ave # 908
Leitchfield, KY

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Ohio County Hospital
(270) 298-7411
1211 Main Street
Hartford, KY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
QHR

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Harlan Arh Hospital
(606) 573-8100
81 Ball Park Road
Harlan, KY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Appalachian Reg Healthcare

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James B Haggin Mem Hospital
(859) 734-5441
464 Linden Avenue
Harrodsburg, KY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Alliant Management Services

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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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