What do you engrave on a medical alert bracelet?
Including your name on your ID gives emergency responders a quick way to identify and address you as they begin treatment. Caregivers should also consider adding their name to the ID of the person they care for. If space is limited, you can opt to engrave your first name only.
What information should I put on a medical ID bracelet?
Medical conditions, drug and food allergies, prescribed medicines and emergency contacts can be engraved onto the surface of a medical ID bracelet or necklace.
What should I engrave on my medical ID?
There are four pieces of information that generally need to be engraved on a medical id alert bracelet: diagnosis or condition, allergies (if any), patient's name, and emergency contact. There are also things that aren't needed, such as the patient's address (unless they have dementia) and social security number.
What details should be on a medic alert bracelet?
What information is engraved on the medic alert bracelet or necklace? Firstly, two vital pieces of information are always included on your MedicAlert emblem. They are: Your Membership identification number and the telephone number of MedicAlert's 24-hour Emergency Hotline.
What should you engrave on a medical alert bracelet?
Severe allergies to food, insect, metal, or medication – examples are dairy or nut allergy, bee sting allergy, nickel allergy and penicillin allergy. If you carry life-saving epi-pens or other forms of autoinjectors you should alert responders by referencing them on your ID.