Hospitals Rock Springs WY

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.

Mem Hosp Of Sweetwater County
(307) 362-3711
1200 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal
Hospital System
Brim Healthcare, Inc

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Memorial Hospital Sweetwater County
(307) 362-3711
1200 College Dr/Po Box 1359
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Hospitals

Weston County Health Services
(307) 746-4491
1124 Washington Boulevard
Newcastle, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal
Hospital System
Regional Health

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Riverton Memorial Hospital
(307) 856-4161
2100 West Sunset Drive
Riverton, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
LifePoint Hospitals, Inc

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Memorial Hosp Of Converse Cnty
(307) 358-2122
111 South Fifth Street
Douglas, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Mem Hosp Of Sweetwater County
(307) 362-3711
1200 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY
Medicare Number
530011
Bed Count
99

Sheridan Memorial Hospital
(307) 672-1000
1401 West Fifth Street
Sheridan, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Mem Hospital Of Carbon County
(307) 324-8213
2221 West Elm Street
Rawlins, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Wyoming Behavioral Institute
(800) 457-9312
2521 East 15th Street
Casper, WY
specialty
Psychiatric
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)

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Mem Hosp Of Sweetwater County
(307) 362-3711
1200 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal
Hospital System
Brim Healthcare, Inc

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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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