An American Medical Association study indicates that approximately 80 million people, possibly one member of every family, lives in constant danger that in event of an accident or emergency their hidden medical problem may not be recognized.
In addition, many patients have a drug reaction or drug inter-reaction which can cause serious illness.
When is Medical Identification Important?
Medical Identification is important whenever a person CANNOT speak for himself because of unconsciousness, hysteria, shock, loss of speech, or delirium.
When involved in an accident or emergency, due to circumstances, even if you are able to speak, you may forget to give critical medical information.
Doctors and Paramedics look for medical identification before beginning treatment.
Important Emergency Information!
Any information that will improve emergency medical care such as medical problems, allergies, medication, and medicine dosage.
The medical identification device can be used to identify an ill or injured person and to help locate family, friends, or personal physician – telephone number (area code).
If in doubt about your medical problem for your medical identification, consult with your doctor
How Emergency Medical Identification Helps Everyone!
HIGHER RISK GROUPS! The importance of emergency medical identification is more pronounced with certain people. In addition to those with known medical problems and senior citizens, there are those involved with hazardous jobs such as police, fireman, and construction workers.