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Re: [IP] IV 3000



Goodmorning Barbara,

I have this problem as well If I leave the tape on for a whole day it starts
bleeding,  so many years ago I was introduced to (TEGADERM) which is a god
send and works very well I can leave a set on for 4 days with no problems at
all..

Good luck:

Samantha
email @ redacted
----- Original Message -----
From: "Parker, B.E., Mrs" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 5:41 AM
Subject: RE: [IP] IV 3000


> I used to do this, but found that sometimes the needle caught a 'fiber' in
> the iv3000 and then would clog my cath or crinkle it.  I then started
> snipping a hole in the iv3000 and this worked very well, but my dr was
> concerned with the sterile thing, even though he thought the risk was
> minimal.  Then Minimed started putting an iv3000 with a hole in it in the
> soft sets I use and that worked even better.  The reason I started doing
> this was because I have an allergic reaction to the sticky they use on the
> sets.  If I leave them on my skin for more than a day, when I change the
set
> I have the insertion place *and* the perfect outline of the 'wings' in red
> rash.
>
> I also bought some tapes from Minimed (can't remember the name) that had
> holes in them already.
>
> Barbara Ellen Parker
> Command DBA
> NSGA Pensacola FL
> email @ redacted <mailto:email @ redacted>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]
> Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 19:21
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] IV 3000
>
>
> I would like to eliminate Mastisol and Detachol from our set changes.
>
> I know some folks use IV3000 and then insert set right through it and
then,
> I
> think, cover the set (with a hole in the tape) with IV 3000 again.
>
> Is this correct?
>
> Thank you
>
> Marion
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