What should a medical ID bracelet say?
When engraving your medical ID, we always recommend including at least one emergency contact number preceded by the letters ICE for In Case of Emergency. Most people engrave the cell phone number of their spouse, parent, grown child, or other family member or close friend with knowledge of their medical condition(s).
What does orange medical bracelet mean?
Drug/allergy (22): Red (16), Yellow (4), White (1), Orange (1) Fall risk (18): Orange (5), Green (3) (and lime green ), Blue (3), Purple (3), Yellow (2) (and fluorescent yellow ) Same name alert (7): Blue (3), Orange (2), Yellow (2) Bleeding risk (3): Red (all) Patient identification (3): Green, Red, White.
Why do you need a medical ID bracelet?
Symptoms of common ailments can easily be misdiagnosed.
Does anyone wear a medical ID bracelet?
Wearing a medical ID at all times offers peace of mind and reassurance that in an emergency, responders are alerted to your medical condition or history. 95% of emergency responders check for medical identification around the wrist and/or neck.
What to engrave on your medical ID bracelet?
Allergies: NO PCN,NO SHELLFISH,NO MORPHINE,NO NUTS,NO LATEX,NO SULFA
What should I engrave on my medical bracelet?