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Old 06-13-2008, 04:27   #31
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Originally Posted by krod View Post
...never seen the 14g used for a scalpel. How does it work?
Remove the catheter from the needle, turn needle 90 degrees so the bevel is now facing left or right as opposed to upward and use on a 10-20 degree angle just as you would a scalpel. It takes a lil practice and isnt as fast as using a scalpel but it will work in a pinch.

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