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Re: [IP] Re: removing infusion sets



She hates removing bandaids, that is why
I was concerned...I am going to try babyoil, as we don't have any unisolve.
Thanks so much
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2002 10:19 AM
Subject: [IP] Re: removing infusion sets


> In a message dated 2/16/2002 3:17:07 AM Mountain Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
>
>
>
> I'm not really familiar with the sils, but I did want to chime in with a
> suggestion to first apply something that will "de-activate" the adhesive
> that's holding the set to her skin.
>
> We use Unisolve (individual pads), dab it on the adhesive tape, lets it
soak
> for a bit, then gently lift up the tape all the way around before removing
> the cannula (we lift straight up, because we use the Quick sets with a
> straight-in cannula -- with a sil, I imagine you'd want to slide it back,
> opposite the way it went in).
>
> I know there are other things to use beside Unisolve (baby oil comes to
mind)
>  but I think its a good idea to use something so that you're not pulling
on
> the skin to get the set off . . . you know how much just getting a
Band-aid
> off can hurt some times, and with Unisolve, we've found that we can
> completely avoid all that.
>
> Lyndy
> Pumpmama to Katie
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