What is a quick serter?
MiniMed® Quick-serter® is the insertion device to be used with the MiniMed Quick-set® infusion set. This device makes insertions quick and easy. It also ensures a constant depth of insertion. Comfortable insertions. Provides better access to hard-to-reach insertion sites.
Do you need a prescription for infusion sets?
Infusion sets require a prescription and are indicated for the subcutaneous infusion of insulin from an infusion pump. Infusion sets are indicated for subcutaneous use only and not for intravenous (IV) infusion or the infusion of blood or blood products.
What are the types of infusion sets?
There are basically two types of infusion sets: straight or angled. Straight sets are inserted at a 90 degree angle. Angled sets are inserted at a 30 degree angle. Some of the sets come with insertion devices, while others must be inserted manually.
Which infusion is best for a diabetic patient?
For decades, 0.9% saline has been the fluid of choice for diabetic ketoacidosis, and its use continues to be advocated in modern textbooks on diabetes. Early studies on diabetic ketoacidosis in the 1970s used 0.9% saline,5 and this approach was reinforced a decade later.
How do I choose an infusion set?
Finding the right infusion set is an important part of successful insulin pump therapy. Choose from different insertion angles and a variety of a tubing lengths. Your choice will depend on your height, site location, daily activities, and other preferences.
Which fluid is given in diabetes?
Which IV fluid is given in diabetes?
Normal saline (0.9% sodium chloride) is the most commonly used intravenous fluid in treating DKA, but it has a very high concentration of chloride and can lead to additional acid production when given in large volumes.
How many units does it take to fill a cannula?
Fill cannula 0.3 units for 6mm cannulas or 0.5 units for 9mm cannulas. Put the lid back on the insertion device before disposing. CAUTION: Always check glucose levels two hours after inserting to make sure it’s working properly.