Hospitals Sheridan 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.

Veterans Affairs Med Center
(307) 672-3473
1898 Fort Road
Sheridan, WY
specialty
Psychiatric
Hospital Type
Government, federal
Hospital System
Department of Veterans Affairs

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Veterans Affairs Med Center
(307) 672-3473
1898 Fort Road
Sheridan, WY
Medicare Number
777777
Bed Count
119

Mem Hosp Of Sheridan County
(307) 672-1000
1401 West Fifth Street
Sheridan, WY
Medicare Number
530006
Bed Count
62

Washakie Medical Center
(307) 347-3221
400 South 15th Street
Worland, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Banner Health

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

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Memorial Hospital Of Sheridan County
(307) 672-1000
1401 W 5th St
Sheridan, WY
Specialty
Hospitals

Johnson County Healthcare Ctr
(307) 684-6188
497 West Lott Street
Buffalo, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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South Big Horn County Hospital
(307) 568-3311
388 South U S Highway 20
Basin, WY
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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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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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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