Do emergency responders even look for a medical ID?Mark Di Santo
Based on recently surveyed emergency medical professionals ranging from first responders to paramedics. Among the results:
- More than 95 percent of respondents look for a medical ID during emergencies.
- More than 75 percent look for a medical ID immediately upon assessing a patient.
- 95 percent look at the patient’s wrist to find a medical ID, and 68 percent look for an ID on the patient’s neck.