Hospitals Sun City West AZ

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.

Sun Health Del E Webb Hospital
(623) 214-4000
14502 West Meeker Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Sun Health Corporation

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Arrowhead Hospital
(623) 561-1000
18701 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Vanguard Health System

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Healthsouth Rehab Hospital
(623) 878-8800
13460 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ
specialty
Rehabilitation
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
HEALTHSOUTH Corporation

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Maryvale Hospital Med Center
(623) 848-5000
5102 West Campbell Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Vanguard Health System

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John C Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital
(623) 879-6100
19829 North 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ

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Sun Health Boswell Hospital
(623) 977-7211
10401 W Thunderbird Boulevard
Sun City, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Sun Health Corporation

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Banner Thunderbird Med Ctr
(602) 865-5555
5555 West Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Banner Health

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Banner Estrella Medical Center
(623) 327-4000
9201 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Banner Health

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Surgical Specialty Hospital
(602) 795-6020
6501 North 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
specialty
Surgical Hospital
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)

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Phoenix Baptist Hospital
(602) 249-0212
2000 West Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Vanguard Health System

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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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