Hospitals Mitchell SD

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.

Avera Queen Of Peace
(605) 995-2000
525 North Foster
Mitchell, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Avera Health

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Avera Queen Of Peace
(605) 995-5701
525 N Foster
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Hospitals

Avera Queen Of Peace
(605) 995-2000
525 North Foster
Mitchell, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Avera Health

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Five Counties Hospital
(605) 374-3871
405 Sixth Avenue West
Lemmon, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Huron Regional Medical Center
(605) 353-6200
172 Fourth Street SE
Huron, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
QHR

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Avera Queen Of Peace
(605) 995-2000
525 North Foster
Mitchell, SD
Medicare Number
430013
Bed Count
183

Flandreau Med Ctr/Avera Hlth
(605) 997-2433
214 North Prairie Avenue
Flandreau, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Avera Health

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Canton-Inwood Mem Hospital
(605) 987-2621
440 North Hiawatha Drive
Canton, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Sanford Health

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Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
(605) 668-8000
501 Summit Avenue
Yankton, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Avera Health

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Sanford Webster Medical Center
(605) 345-3336
1401 West 1st Street
Webster, SD
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Sanford Health

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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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