A practical tip that doubles to recycle intravenous sets.
We reuse intravenous sets to create soft, flexible cannulas for ear washes. Cut a 6- or 7-in section from a used intravenous set, and push one end over a 12-ml syringe. Quickly burn the end with a lighter to soften the cut edges.
John Young, practice manager
Truth or Consequences, N.M.