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Re: [IP] Safety Loops?



Doesn't taping a "safety loop" defeat the whole purpose of
the Tender which is the ability to disconnect easily?

8^)


--- sa wilson <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Paul,
> When I was instructed my doctor said to always make a
> safety loop so that 
> should it get hung up . . . well you've obvioulsly got
> the picture.  Hey, 
> good job!
> Suzanne
> 
> 
> >From: "Whitaker, Paul" <email @ redacted>
> >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> >To: "'email @ redacted'" 
> ><email @ redacted>
> >Subject: [IP] Safety Loops?
> >Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 10:44:04 -0700
> >
> >Hello, everyone,
> >
> >I am using 'Tenders' with the long tube. I find that the
> tube gets snagged
> >up from time to time and pulls on the infusion set -
> this seems to
> >accelerate the need to change the sets and of course -
> it hurts. I am 
> >trying
> >an experiment today by taping a loop of the tube to me
> in the hope that any
> >pulling on the tube will be absorbed by the loop instead
> of me.
> >
> >I'm still learning the 'ins and outs' of  pumping and my
> trainer nor anyone
> >else has said this is the thing to do. Does anyone else
> do this? And if so,
> >what's the best way of making a 'safety loop'?
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >Paul
>

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