To download instructions for procedures as an Adobe Acrobat (pdf) file, click the appropriate link below.
Instructions for Procedures at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital GI Lab:
Colonoscopy Instructions (alternate preparations listed below)
For an entertaining account of what the colonoscopy experience is like, read columnist Dave Barry's description below.
If you will need help with transportation home from the hospital after your procedure, please read this:
For an overview of the Northwestern GI Lab, please see the video below: