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Personal Information and Medical History

The middle of an emergency -- likely the worst day of your life -- is not the time to try to recall all your medications and allergies. Write it all down and know where to find it during an emergency.

Ways to Organize Personal Medical Information
It's important to have your personal information easily accessible in case of an emergency. Here are several ways to organize and store personal medical records.

Important Personal Medical Information
Ambulance crews will need certain information when treating victims of emergencies.

Where should I leave medical information?
Do paramedics and EMTs look in the refrigerator or the cell phone to find medical information for patients who are unable to speak?

What essential information do emergency medical providers need to know?
Many of our patients come with very little information. We'd like it better if they could give us something.

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