Medical alert products are used to communicate crucial medical information to the attending doctors and physicians that result in immediate diagnosis and prompt treatment. Patients suffering from serious health conditions such as cardiac problems, severe allergies, diabetes, epilepsy and other chronic illness are in need of medical alert products.
Medical alert products generally bear the emblem of the medical profession - the symbol of two serpents wrapped around a staff. There are a wide variety of medical alert products available. They are:
Medical Alert Systems: Medical alert systems are connected to the telephone through a console. They are equipped with a wireless transmitter and a wireless button. During an emergency, the person can activate the equipment by means of pressing a medical alert button or medical alert alarm which is usually worn as a pendant, or on a bracelet or necklace. The medical alert alarm sends a wireless signal to the alert system which then dials the call for help. Medical alert systems are perfect emergency support devices for the disabled, elderly and for instances where a person suffers from a fall and can’t reach to make a call.
Medical Alert Jewelry: Medical alert jewelry such as medical alert bracelets, medical alert charms, medical alert necklaces, medical alert watches and medical alert pendants are attractive medical alert products that contain important medical info on them.
Medical Alert Tags: Medical alert tags are available in different types from medical alert dog tags to sophisticated metal tags made of aluminum, copper, gold, silver, brass etc. These have medic alert info embedded or engraved upon them. Medical alert tags are also available in a USB device that can store medical information. The information can easily accessed by an emergency professional with a laptop computer. The USB device can store a lot of information including emergency pone numbers, medical conditions, allergies, etc., in fact more than most other medical alert products.
Medical Alert IDs: Medical alert IDs or identifications as they are broadly known as range from the basic medical alert ID card and medical alert wallet card to exquisite medical alert jewelry. They are also available in the form of medical alert sports bands for kids, toddlers and others.