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Re: [IP] Re: Leaving sites in for more than 3 days

At 06:31 PM 2/15/1999 EST, you wrote:
>In a message dated 99-02-15 00:50:11 EST, you write:
><<  But
> most doctors I have talked to who know anything about pumps say that the
> guidelines are mostly for the benefit of set manufacturer - the more we
> use, the more money they make.  And they minimize risk to themselves by
> being able to blame infections on user error. >>
>This recommendation comes from the Centers for Disease Control recommendation
>for all infusion set devices in order to minimize the chance of insertion
>Barbara B.

It is also manditory at hospitals... or atleast the one i am at.

Brian Carter
ICQ # 27217438
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Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/