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fingerstick simulation
by patricia mccauley - Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 9:58 AM

Does anyone do a simulated fingerstick ? If so I would be interested in how you do it .

Thanks, Pat McCauley

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Re: fingerstick simulation
by Darlene Rogers - Thursday, April 15, 2010, 12:42 PM

It's not perfect, but it works....  apply a tegaderm over the manikin finger.  Soak a small peice of gauze with the accucheck control solution (either high or low).  Cover with another tegaderm.  Students can now stick directly into the gauze and squeeze out a drop of solution onto the machine. 

Good luck