Medical Alert IDs
Medical alert IDs can provide medical staff with important information if you are unable to provide it due to injury or shock. They are available in a multitude of devices, including:
- jewellery (e.g. stainless steel, silver, gold)
- NFC tag
- QR code
- tattoo (permanent and temporary)
- USB flash drives
What to Know Before Getting a Medical Alert Tattoo
US News - 20-Aug-2015
Patients can hesitate to tell doctors they have tattoos due to varying social views.Read more...
Confessions of a Non-Compliant Medical Alert ID Wearer
Healthline - 12-Jun-2013
Mike Hoskins explains why after three decades with diabetes he suddenly decided to buy an alert bracelet.Read more...
Importance of emergency identification schemes
Emergency Medicine Journal - 01-Mar-2002
Nearly all ambulance respondents indicated it was routine to search for body worn emblems.Read more...