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Re: [IP] Taking a shot from a cartridge



Ummmmmmm, why not just take a withdraw from a regular old bottle of humalog,
or for that matter, we are always told to carry and extra bottle and needle
with us at all times in the event of emergencys.  Common practices make
Common Sense!

Furb :}
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darrin Parker" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2001 10:38 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Taking a shot from a cartridge


> >> Does anybody know how to get insulin out of a cart to give an emergancy
> >> shot. My daughter is on a disetronic H-tron plus. I've tried to do it,
but
> >> the syringe is too short to reach the insulin. I seem to remember about
a
> >> year ago, someone had said there was a way to do it in one of the IP
mail
> >> digests. LindaM :-)
>
> I have not had to do this as of yet but I plan to use the syringe as
follows:
>
> 1. Insert needle of syringe into luer-lock end of cart after removing the
> tubing luer-lock.
>
> 2.  Tip Cart so that the luer-lock end is down and withdraw needed amt of
> insulin into syringe.
>
> 3.  Cap cart with extra cap and re-use per same procedure later.
>
> 4.  Use a lot of four letter words....
>
> Darrin Parker - Nova Scotia, Canada!
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