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Re: [IPk] catheter supplies / urgent

Di ,
Please call Ray and arrange to get some sets sent to your home .
I'm concerned about the delay in getting supplies  from the clinic .
You shouldn't have too wait and need to change from one catheter to another
Also please feel free to call me if I can help with these issues .
-----Original Message-----
From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 13 May 1999 12:17
Subject: Re: [IPk] Tender/Rapid

>Hmmm, I've found the exact opposite. The Sofsets tend to leave a much
>worse mark. My last one had given me a nice "bump" under the skin
>which is still there after 4 days, despite only having the set in for
>2 1/2 days.
>Even worse, the clinic has no QR Sofsets so I'm now reduced to non-QR
>ones until the Sils arrive. No more swimming unless I go just before
>changing my set I suppose. Apparently they had a temporary cashflow
>problem (now sorted) as they went from having 2 pump patients to 6 and
>didn't take into account hacing to order so much stuff at once.
>Also, how do I take shower without unplugging?
>There's nowhere I can put the pump safely when I'm in the shower while it's
still attached to
>me (even aside from trying to keep it dry). Anyone have any ideas? I'm
>down to my last QR set now.
>> Ele -
>> That's interesting. I too find sometimes that the Tender, despite being
>> extremely comfortable to use, leaves a nastier mark at the infusion
>> point. Even the SofSet left less of a mark, although I found its whole
>> design and construction less convenient. Maybe I'll hunt out some 6mm
>> unpluggable Rapids in Germany and give them another try.
>> John
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