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Re: [IP] infusion sets- small kids

In a message dated 6/7/2001 9:48:06 AM Mountain Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> > I was wondering how many of you with small children (2-4), use the
>  > sets that go in at a 90 degree angle?  We have been using the
>  > silhouette but, lately the emla cream does not seem to be working
>  > the same it leaves his skin red and itchy. 
>  Sounds more like a tape allergy. Try the Emla on some other part of 
>  the skin and don't put anything else there and see if it also gets 
>  red and itchy. Do the same thing with the tape in another area to 
>  confirm.

Michael's suggestion sounds right to me . . . we thought the EMLA was 
irritating Katie, and it turned out to be Tegaderm  (IV 3000 does too, but 
not as much)
Give it a try . . .

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