Personal Medical Information, why we need to control it!

For most of us our lives are not affected by medical conditions, we can go about our daily life without having to consider what our normal mundane daily actions will affect our health or general well being. For and increasing number, however, this is what they have to live with, severe food allergies affect what, where and when they can eat, medical conditions such as epilepsy or diabetes restrict what we can and cant do, the list is endless but failure to take into account allergies or conditions could quite easily end up with and emergency hospital visit or worse!

Ensuring your critical allergies and/or conditions are immediately apparent in case of emergency is essential. Up till now medical id bands have ensured this information is available to first responders and medical staff. Increasingly, with today’s medical advances, there are more than one treatments available for various conditions and allergies, it is, in many cases, essential to be aware of which treatment the patient is undertaking before definitive treatment can begin. This is where 999cards benefits ensure that the medical staff treating the patient are completely up to date with the patients conditions and treatments.

Easily accessible software on the card which can be updated as often as necessary by the user or users physician gives extensive medical information as well as lifestyle choices, family history even down to over the counter medicines. All this will ensure that in case of emergency medical staff can base your treatment on completely up to date information.

It is a popular misconception that a persons medical information is immediately available at the push of a button. This is not the case, it can take a minimum of 3 working days to collate your medical information and this is only after you identity has been established, this delay could be vital in the outcome of your treatment.

A 999card cost only £25, £5 of this will be donated to the charity of the purchasers choice, A 999card really is the card that could save your life!

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