Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, is the number one killer of men and women in America. The term encompasses a vast array of different health problems that affect the heart. Because there are so many variables – conditions, medications, implantable devices – there is a lot of information that a paramedic needs to know before administering treatment. If you are unconscious, or have no one to advocate on your behalf, a medical ID can give first responders the information they need to provide you with appropriate care when time is precious. But what information should be put on a medical ID? Your name (first and last) is a good place to start. Here are a few things you should have engraved on your heart patient medical ID.Read More
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What Should I Engrave on My Medical ID?
Once informed that you should wear a medical ID, the next important step is to determine the important information that needs to be engraved on your medical ID tag. If you are a doctor, nurse or work for a medical ID company this task isn't typically that difficult. But for every other person on the planet it can be quite daunting! Here at Lauren's Hope, we understand the importance of having the proper information engraved should an emergency occur and we are here to help every step of the way when it comes to engraving your medical ID.