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Re: [IP] Re: Problems of a new pumper

Sam Skopp wrote:
> At 04:30 AM 10/24/1998  email @ redacted wrote:
> >Linda,
> >another tip:  make sure you have taped your set down before
> >removing the
> >needle from the cannula.  if you don't it is likely to crimp
> then
> >too.
> Is this advice just for the Soft-Set? I seem to recall in the
> instructions for the Silhouette (aka Tender/Comfort)that you're
> supposed to tape down the front, then withdraw the introducer
> needle and finally tape down the back. That's the way I've been
> doing it so far and no crimping problem. Or have I been doing it
> wrong so far...


You're doing it right. The hing is with the SofSets you NEED to add
extra tape before un-introducer needling it since there isn't enough
stickum under the base to hold it.

Ted Quick

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