In a medical emergency, many children cannot communicate what they need. A medical alert bracelet or pendant can provide vital information to assist school and medical personnel begin appropriate, life-saving care.
If your child has a serious health condition that may require emergency care, please discuss the advantages of wearing this identification jewelry with your child's physician or pharmacist. Below is a sample list of health conditions that may require special care in an emergency.
- Severe food allergy
- Severe bee sting allergy
- Severe medication allergy
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Bleeding disorder
- Heart disease
Your school nurse must be made aware of any serious health conditions and emergency treatment measures.