Hospitals Pickens SC

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.

Cannon Memorial Hospital
(864) 878-4791
123 W G Acker Drive
Pickens, SC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Springbrook Behavioral Syst
(864) 834-8013
One Havenwood Lane
Travelers Rest, SC
specialty
Psychiatric
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)

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W J Barge Memorial Hospital
(864) 242-5100
Wade Hampton Boulevard
Greenville, SC
specialty
Hospital unit of an institution
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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North Greenville Hospital
(864) 834-5132
807 North Main Street
Travelers Rest, SC
specialty
Long-Term Acute Care
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Greenville Memorial Hospital
(864) 455-7000
701 Grove Road
Greenville, SC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Greenville Hospital System

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Palmetto Health Baptist Easley
(864) 442-7200
200 Fleetwood Drive
Easley, SC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Palmetto Health

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Bon Secours St Francis Hlth
(864) 255-1000
One St Francis Drive
Greenville, SC
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Bon Secours Health System, Inc

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Regency Hospital Of Greenville
(864) 255-1438
One St Francis Drive
Greenville, SC
specialty
Long-Term Acute Care
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Regency Hospital Company

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Shriners Hosps For Children
(864) 271-3444
950 West Faris Road
Greenville, SC
specialty
Children's orthopedic
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Shriners Hosps for Children

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Oconee Memorial Hospital
(864) 882-3351
298 Memorial Drive
Seneca, SC
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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