First Responders Trained to Look for Medical Alert IDs, DNR Orders

One of the most common questions about medical IDs is if emergency responders check for them. In a survey conducted by American Medical ID, 95% of responders look for medical alert jewelry around a patient’s neck or wrist. EMS protocols in the US and around the world include searching for…

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Celebrating child life professionals this March

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“Children process information from the world around them much differently than adults,” explains the Child Life Council. “They have distinct needs for managing the effects of stress and trauma.” Child life specialists are pediatric health care workers who help kids and their families manage to deal with chronic illness, hospitalization…

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