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Re: [IP] Accidental site pulls

email @ redacted wrote:
> << What is the safety loop? Maybe I missed this one during basic
>  training... >>
> A safety loop is used with sof-set infusion sets.  You make a loop, about one-
> inch diameter with the small length of tubing between the cannula and the
> quick release, then tape it down to your skin, next to the cannula.  This acts
> as a "shock absorber".  The theory is that if the tubing gets pulled, it will
> simply undo the loop and not pull out the whole set.
> This wouldn't work with the C/T/S type of sets.

It also won't work if you pull more than the length of hose in the loop.

Ted Quick
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