[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
  [Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IP] Re: pulling of tape ...was [my first solo insertion]

On 10/1/02 6:35 PM, "email @ redacted" <email @ redacted> wrote:

>          I recommend a tissue kept handy to apply pressure over the insertion
> site once the needle/catheter is removed. It is good to be prepared for any
> "surprise!" gushers that might occur.  If one does, then press into the site
> with the tissue for 5 minutes. Don't rub it.
> BarbaraB.

Uh, wouldn't a bath towel be better suited in some "gusher" situations???
I know that I've flooded a hand towel on occasions.     :>\

for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml