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RE: [IP] Priming

Kathy Long [mailto:email @ redacted] wrote:

> Is it normal to have to prime 20 units before seeing the 
> drops come out of the
> end of the needle. Sometimes it starts coming out only after 
> 1 unit is primed
> but, most of the time it takes 20 units. This seems like alot 
> to me. I use the
> MM 508.

Are you manually filling the tube when you first charge a new set?  If not,
then 20 seems about right (approx. 18 units in the tube plus the infusion
set itself).

Jim Handsfield
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