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Re: [IP] Help!********An adhesive that works!***************



Just an FYI. I use SKIN-TAC "H" by Masson Laboratories
                               119 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA 19044
                                  (215) 675-6044
I had a lot of trouble w/the Soft -set sticking. I bought it and have never had
a problem again!!!!!!!!



Terry Caskey wrote:


> Hi, I'm the one who thinks Tegaderm is great.  I just took off a Softset
> after three days, and it was still stuck great.  My procedure is to shower
> in the morning, then use only an alchol swab to further clean my skin. Then
> insert the set and cover it with Tegaderm (with a hole cut in the middle).
> I tape the tail down with a short peice of 3M Nexcare Soft Cloth Premium
> Tape (Advanced holding power).  Thats it and it has lasted a full three days
> of close to 100 degreeswith lots of physical activity that has destroyed all
> the other tapes I have triedin as little as an hour.
>
> Terry
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2001 7:44 PM
> Subject: [IP] Help! Need an adhesive that works!
>
> > Hi everyone.  We really need some help here.  My 6 year old has been
> pumping
> > almost a year now.  We live in Houston and boy is it humid and hot.  She
> > loses sites daily, a sometimes twice a day, due to sweat, heat, humidity
> and
> > swimming (and all the other activities a 6 yr old does).
> > She is on an H-Tron.  Our normal regiment is IV prep, a sof-set, and
> IV3000.
> > We have tried:  Mastisol, Tegaderm, TegadermHP,  Benzoin Tincture,
> Hypa-fix,
> > tape on bottom layer of site, etc. etc.
> > Nothing seems to work well.  We are having to change sites daily,
> sometimes
> > twice a day.  Poor kid.  We do use ella-max to deaden the skin, but it is
> > cleaned off with alcohol.
> > The most recent thing we have tried is the Benzoin, but I am unsure of how
> to
> > use it so I could use advise on that also.
> > Please e-mail me direct:  email @ redacted
> > Thanks...It could sure save us if someone has any ideas 'cause we are
> fresh
> > out, as is our CDE and the wonderful people at PSA.
> > Lisa Schield
> > mom to Miranda and Mrs. Pumpers, better known as "Blue Miracle
> > Waterproof"(hmmmm, I think she should change that one now!!!)
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