Hospitals Siloam Springs AR

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.

Siloam Springs Memorial Hosp
(479) 524-4141
205 East Jefferson Street
Siloam Springs, AR
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Siloam Springs Memorial Hosp
(501) 524-4141
205 East Jefferson Street
Siloam Springs, AR
Medicare Number
40001
Bed Count
62

Gravette Medical Center Hospital
(479) 787-5291
1101 Jackson Street Sw
Gravette, AR
Specialty
Hospitals

Baxter Regional Medical Center
(870) 508-1000
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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St Edward Mercy Medical Center
(479) 314-6000
7301 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Sisters of Mercy

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Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital
(479) 524-4141
205 East Jefferson
Siloam Springs, AR
Specialty
Hospitals

Gravette Med Center Hospital
(501) 787-5291
1101 Jackson Street Sw
Gravette, AR
Medicare Number
40075
Bed Count
70

Hsc Medical Center
(501) 332-1000
1001 Schneider Drive
Malvern, AR
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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Living Hope Texarkana
(870) 774-4673
801 Arkansas Boulevard
Texarkana, AR
specialty
Psychiatric
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)

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Advanced Care Hospital White County
(501) 278-3155
1200 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Searcy, AR
specialty
Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Type
Voluntary non-profit - Private

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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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