Hospital Tips

Given recent events, I found this post interesting:

A Nurse’s Tips to Stay Safe in the Hospital, by BarbaraFicarraRN

Carry Your Medication List and Personal Medical History Form With You
During your admission assessment, whether you were brought to the ER or directly admitted to the hospital, you will be asked multiple times by multiple staff for a list of your medications, past hospitalizations, if you have any allergies and emergency contact numbers. 
Carry this personal medical history and medication form in your wallet at all times; in case of an emergency or for a scheduled hospital visit; you’ll be prepared.

(As an expert contributor to Real Simple Magazine, “In an Emergency,” this was my number one tip).

I’ve quoted just a small portion.  It’s definitely worth following the link to read the whole article.

 

 

 

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